Fine Gardening Magazine

Fine Gardening Magazine

Fine Gardening Magazine published some photos of our garden and made some lovely comments. Who wouldn’t want to show off? Hope you enjoy them A Garden in the Concrete Jungle, Part 1 A Garden in the Concrete Jungle, Part 2...
Are inner city home gardens being woked?

Are inner city home gardens being woked?

Over the past 30 years I’ve been in a great number of home gardens, especially in the City of Toronto. From events such as, Through the Garden Gate, visits to the Toronto Botanical Gardens, as a garden volunteer, and my work as fee for service gardener. I’ve employed...
When the colours work.

When the colours work.

That time when the yellow and red daffodils and tulips match the yellow and red of the dogwoods behind. Such a pity the squirrels don’t appreciate beauty in the garden. They consume those tulips at a fierce rate!
It’s March and the daffs are coming.

It’s March and the daffs are coming.

It’s March and soon the daffs will be showing. They remind me of my father and my youth. He was a market gardener, greengrocer, and florist in the NW part of Ireland. He grew many of the vegetables that my parents sold in their shop, behind and above which my family...

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