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The Unsung Hero

Beautiful upright or sprawling form, countless colour options, blooms until the snow ...

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Karl Foerster’s story

Karl Foerster grass has become a staple of our landscapes. Whether as a centerpiece i...

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Mulch

I recently added a fresh layer of wood-chip mulch to the shrub beds in my yard. Hones...

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The Flower from Siberia

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

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Not an orange

I often find timing is a Mockorange’s   greatest asset. As spring arrives Spireas and...

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The Manitoban Champion

Ever seen one of those purple trees?  Every now and then you will spot one in a perso...

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The breath taking beauty

The Dahlia has to be, in my opinion, one of the most breath taking flowers to grace o...

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The Other North Star

I have said it before and I will say it again; when growing fruit in Manitoba your op...

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The Ming Dynasty returns

I’m no history buff but I have heard of the Ming Dynasty. Emperors, ancient China, an...

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