Planning Your Wildlife Garden (cont’d.)

Last month I covered the basics of planning your wildlife garden: Water. Food. Shelter. Don't use pesticides. Do plant some natives (NatureScapeBC.ca┬áis a great resource)--here's a short list of natives for various garden sites. Include a wide variety of plants--flowers, deciduous and evergreen shrubs, ornamental grasses, but enough of all to actually make a statement. … Continue reading Planning Your Wildlife Garden (cont’d.)

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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