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  • Magical mystery tour

    I cannot too strongly recommend taking the 3rd annual Mystery Garden Tour. It’s a self-directed tour of 10 metro area gardens today and tomorrow, ...

  • It’s dream garden day

    At the rate I’m going, this column will take all day to write because I can’t resist jumping up and going out to watch them.I’ve never been able ...

  • The fickle garden

    A climbing Peace rose that for the past few years has had only one good cane and one flower now has too many potentially bud-producing canes to ...

  • Maple mayhem

    Yes, vandalism. Would it not be considered vandalism if I walked around the streets of downtown St. John’s with a big jeezly pair of loppers, ...

  • Choose your maple wisely

    Because of its fast growth, it became very popular in the ’50s when Dutch elm disease was wiping out city shade trees. Corner Brook was not a ...

  • Invasion of the yellow flowers

    There certainly shouldn’t be any yellow tulips. It even took some debating for me to order daffodils because I am a person who isn’t particularly ...

  • Potting plans

    I am always so optimistic and eager (some might say delusional, but that would be unkind) when I’m trying to hurry spring. I knew this could ...

  • Ponytail pruning

    One is either Elsa Spaeth or General Sikorski, neither of which should be pruned in the spring. Elsa blooms on last year’s wood, the General ...

  • Weather weary

    In case you didn’t know, or find it hard to believe, it is a fact that St. John’s has the mildest winters in Canada outside B.C. The key phrase ...

  • Spring break

    My younger sister is Jocelyn Greene and she received the Order of Canada in Ottawa on Friday morning. (I’m very proud and I used to say, as the ...