Let’s pick up out topic again with a very special maple. This is a tree that has trouble with cracking on the trunk, and it is the Purple Leaf Norway Maples.
Spring is on its way and “gardening fever” is starting to spread. To help you all get off on the right foot I figured I would warn you about some plants you should not buy.
How can you say a lilac has charisma when it is not a heavy bloomer? I honestly wish this plant wasn’t actually in the lilac family.
Marigolds are some of our flower gardens most trusted flowers. They bloom plentifully, have strong sturdy stems, and are even deer and rabbit repellent. But what secrets do these beautiful flowers hold beyond their resilience and beauty?
I have lived in south-east Manitoba my whole life and after 24 years I have come to realize something profound. Manitoba is flat!
If you have been gardening long you have likely heard the term “contrast plant” before. What exactly does this mean?
It does not take a linguist to realize that French and Latin just have a smoother tone than German or Dutch. So if I say the name of this Rose in English, it will definitely lose something.
Begonias, are one of the most beautiful bloomers in the annual flower world. Or at least in our limited Manitoba selection.
Ever seen one of those purple trees? Every now and then you will spot one in a person’s yard. Quite frankly they are hard to miss.