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The Scree

Boy, it was a hot one this week! But, while we were melting, the scree garden flourished. The Wildflower Farm’s scree garden was built using large boulders, gravel, and sand.  The plants that thrive there need no water and love … Continue reading

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The Gift of Wild

With the holidays all but upon us, I can guarantee there are some of you reading this who still haven’t finished their shopping.  Some of you haven’t started…am I right, Dad? But, thanks to the miracle of technology, you last … Continue reading

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Polite Wildness: Well Behaved Wildflowers for Small Spaces

Often after I give a talk a woe-be-gotten gardener will wait patiently to speak with me only to confess that as much as she’d love to grow wildflowers she doesn’t have space for their wild and wonton ways. I am always … Continue reading

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Props to Pasque Flowers

  We’ve had an exceptionally chilly spring here in Central Ontario so our beloved Pasque Flowers came into bloom just two weeks ago. It’s hard to imagine spring without their velvety purple presence. Yet, there was a time, not so … Continue reading

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International Day for Biological Diversity

Today is The International Day for Biological Diversity. To be honest, I only found out this existed a few weeks ago while perusing the Internet. And it’s been around since 1993. Tisk tisk, Marette. Every year the theme changes to … Continue reading

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