Balcony Gardening

by Peg OneilGrowing your own food gives you time in the sunshine, a sense of accomplishment, and reduces your trips to the grocery...
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Creeping Bellflower

Campanula rapunculoidesOverview: This perennial introduced from Europe as an ornamental, reproduces both by seed and creeping rhizomes. Roots can travel under fences, through lawns...
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Easy Landscaping DIY Projects

Ever get the itch to do a DIY project? Whenever I do, my favorites involve getting outdoors and mixing up my landscaping features.Whether...
BT Black Knot Fungus

Black Knot Fungus

by Ravenmoon SpicerDo you have a Chokecherry tree in your yard? What about a Mayday tree or a Lilac tree? Be sure to...
Knowing Growing – How Calgarians Can Protect Elm Trees

How Calgarians Can Protect Elm Trees this Spring

Spring in Calgary is a beautiful time of year. We all look forward to trees budding, flowers blooming and grass growing as our...
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Geraniums

Barbara Shorrock has been gardening in Queensland for over 40 years.All geraniums are perennials—they are just not all perennial in our zone. They...
CRH Oystershell Scale

The Facts About Oystershell Scale

Submitted by Marie Semenick-EvansI discovered oystershell scale about 4 years ago. I had been aware that other people in Crescent Heights had some...

A New Community Initiative to Use Space More Effectively

Is there a way we can use front gardens more effectively as well as increase neighbourhood conversation? We say yes! Inspired by the...
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Shady Characters

Our neighbourhoods are more than 40 years old and most of the original trees are fully mature. It gives the area a beautiful...
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Home Gardening with Barbara: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Having spent the past couple of years getting nothing I expected, I offer a story taken directly from Rachei Naomi Remen’s Kitchen Table...
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Fall Garden Checklist

We ran this column last year, but I thought it might be something worth repeating. There is a new a list of fall...
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Bulbs and Squirrels

Autumn. Fall. Indian Summer. Otoño. L’automne. We are immersed in that beautiful time of year when for a month (or two, if we...