Garden Tour

Tips To Extend The Blooming Season Of Your Endless Summer Hydrangea

July 17th, 2014

This still remains a very popular question when spending time in the garden with my customers. Here is a picture of my Endless Summer hydrangea in the beginning of June: Resist the temptation… no matter how great to take off the stems that are sticking out of the plant. The old wood is where the …Read more

Creative Ways You Can Use Trees For Privacy

July 10th, 2014

Next to a request for low maintenance gardens, the request for privacy tops the list with my customers. I do my best with the use of trees and wooden screening but many are concerned about how big trees grow and how they may affect neighbors etc. On this tour I found no such concern… just …Read more

The Best Of Canada Blooms 2014

June 14th, 2014

See some of my favorite parts of Canada Blooms 2014 below.  Still popular themes are water and vertical gardens to name a few.  

Upcoming Things To Do In The Garden Around Town

June 11th, 2014

June 14 and 15: Oshawa Peony Festival http://www.oshawa.ca/tourism/peony/peony-festival.asp     June 14 and 15: Toronto Botanical Garden Tour http://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/enjoy/special-events/through-the-garden-gate/ June 14: The Toronto Flower Market http://torontoflowermarket.ca/    

World Renowned Landscape Designer – John Brookes

June 5th, 2014

Here are some inspiring photos of the work of World Renowned Landscape Designer, John Brookes:             credit: www.johnbrookes.com

Gardening Inspiration From Canada Blooms 2013

June 19th, 2013

Canada Blooms 2013 was the best show I had seen in years. A lot of nice display gardens and the hardscaping booths were all creatively done. Here are some highlights:    

Fall In Love With These Gardens In Rosedale

June 7th, 2013

   

A Peek Inside Rosedale Gardens

June 4th, 2013

I had the opportunity to attend a Toronto Botanical Garden tour in the Rosedale neighborhood. What an opportunity it was to see some mature and well established gardens and to see some newer and updated gardens in the area as well. Also some interesting hardscaping.  As many people ooh’d and aah’d at some of the …Read more

Garden Tour

June 25th, 2012

Well just like plants and gardens keep growing and changing so must websites, especially websites about plants and gardens. Welcome to another new version of my website… I think it keeps getting better,  that is the goal. What’s new… well more of “a designer look”… which was the goal. I enjoy working closely with Landscape …Read more