All posts tagged “gardening

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Greening up

Each time I go out for a physio appointment, I see that the front garden is greening up more and more. I was a little worried about our Japanese Maple, as the leaves seemed to be appearing on some branches more than others, but as… Read More

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Elephant Ear

Tuffy P found this huge elephant ear (Colocasia) on sale somewhere or another and has planted it in the barrel planter out front. What an exotic addition to the front gardens.

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May Gardens

Tuffy P has been working hard on the gardens, cleaning them up, enhancing them and getting them into shape for the season. Here’s a little slide show featuring some of the things happening in the front gardens.

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Plant Sale

Tuffy P just got back from the annual plant sale the Roselands Horticultural Society puts on up at Eglinton Flats. Many of the plants come from the gardens of members of Roselands. Over the years we’ve purchased many healthy plants at prices much lower than… Read More

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The Emerging Garden

Each time I go out for physiotherapy, more has burst to life in the garden. I haven’t been able to get out there to work the garden at all this spring with my messed up ankle, but Tuffy P has been doing a great job… Read More

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Late Summer Garden

I love the way the gardens evolve through the season.  The past few weeks we’ve been busy with other projects and we’ve given them little attention. Today we were out there giving the gardens some much needed TLC. We also added some new plants, from… Read More

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Hedge no more

Yesterday we had the large barberry hedge removed between our house and our neighbours to the north. this has opened up an opportunity to really make this garden sing! We likely won’t do a lot to it this year, but next spring it will be… Read More