Category Archives: nincompoop mulch

Yes you can…

If you are in SW Ontario and you are itching to get to the garden, put on a few layers  and go to it. The first order of the day will be to dig up and throw out (into the … Continue reading

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When Forsythia Are Blooming

When forsythia are blooming nothing bad can happen….come snow, blizzard, freezing rain or terrible temps, anything that the fast fading old man winter has to throw at us … means nothing…zero, zip, zilch. His time is SO over!   Relax! Nothing is … Continue reading

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GRASS TO GARDEN – A Primer

Grass is a great surface for kids, croquet and cutting.  If you have a grassed area of more than 10’x10′ you have a monoculture and that means lots of problems. It means there is too much of one (mono) thing … Continue reading

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On Wrecking Balls in Your Garden and Deceptive Appearances

The sound of the rain woke me…soft and lush outside my window….I can see my teak bench glistening in the dark out the back.  We need this rain…no runoff from snow.  Today after a spell of Spring Staring (see previous … Continue reading

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