“It’s All About Bulbs”

You may remember in late September I wrote about planting bulbs. I don't usually advertise here on RLGS, but this is a hard-to-beat offer. If you live in Metro Vancouver, Botanus (Langley) is having a massive sale on Saturday. I'd be there myself, but it's the one Saturday¬†in the year that I'm over in Nanaimo. … Continue reading “It’s All About Bulbs”

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Plan Your Spring Garden Now

Here are a few design tips for your early spring garden. TIP #1--It's all about BULBS! There are some¬†things that bloom really early in the year-- Witch hazel (Hamemellis) and some of the Rhodos in January, Sweet Box (Sarcococca) and Edgeworthia in February-- but for simple delight, you can't beat BULBS. Snowdrops (Galanthus) are earliest, … Continue reading Plan Your Spring Garden Now

Tips for Post-Spring Clean-up

Your crocuses and daffs and tulips were lovely, but now they're just a mess. The candytuft really filled the space, but now it's all just one big mess. The early peonies were bright and bold, but now they're really a mess. What to do? Cut, cut, cut. But cut with care! Let's Start With Peonies … Continue reading Tips for Post-Spring Clean-up