The Wort Family

The Wort Family

When it comes to perennials, there are some that have the strangest of names. Wort thi...

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Tree & Shrub Watering The Great Reminder Blog Photo

Watering: The Great Reminder

Well it has been almost three weeks now, and still no rain again. In typical Manitoba ...

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Franken Trees Grafting Blog Photo

Grafting: The Franken-trees?

Have you ever pondered this in your own yard… a flowering crab apple tree is growing a...

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Biships.. Gout... Weed Blog Photo

The Bishops…Gout…Weed?

Bishops Goutweed, Snow on the Mountain, Gout-wort, Ground Elder, Wild Master Wort: wha...

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Russian Flowering Almond The Siberian Flower Blog Photo (1)

Russian Flowering Almond: The Flower from Siberia

To increase the variety of trees and shrubs we can plant in our landscape we often bri...

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Beating The Heat.. And The Weeds Blog Photo

Beating the Heat… And the Weeds

We all wait for summer and then when it gets hot and sticky we wonder what were we wai...

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Chamomile

Chamomile: When life gives you lemons…make tea?

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. Unfortunately we can’t even grow lemons...

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Survival Of The Well Informed

Survival of the Well Informed

Summer has finally arrived. I have been looking forward to this for months. The longer hours of sunlight, the thunder...

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Portulaca

Portulaca: Fixing the Reputation

Let’s talk Portulaca. Now I know what you are thinking, “Isn’t that a weed?” or “Don’t...

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