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Birds, Bees, Bats and Butterflies

Birds, Bees, Bats and Butterflies

Colourful backyard plants have more advantages than just aesthetic appeal. They also foster a balanced ecosystem by attracting pollinators. According ...

A Life With Flowers

A Life With Flowers

Poet/essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that “Flowers … are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all ...

The Art of Flower Arranging

The Art of Flower Arranging

A dear friend recently cheered me up by leaving tulips at my door. Thank goodness she didn’t see what became ...

In An English Garden

PHOTOGRAPHY: GLENNA PARTRIDGEThe Small Yard was a natural fit for an English cottage garden. It backed directly onto a protected ...

Common Scents

Common Scents

Heliotrope A waft of lilac blossoms in the warm spring air. A whiff of heliotrope in a window box. The ...

Truly Tropical

Truly Tropical

PHOTOGRAPHY: GLENNA PARTRIDGE Contrasting shades of greenery give the garden its lushness, while the planters occupy key spaces to create ...

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