Profile of Janice Wells

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  • A little tech support needed

    For some reason, the pictures I take myself are an acceptable size. That is purely accidental; I point the camera and shoot. I don’t know ...

  • Lovely lilies and hammock-envy

    My Vesey’s fall catalogue has Oriental lilies, Asiatic lilies, heirloom lilies, Turk’s cap lilies, tiger lilies, border lilies and trumpet ...

  • Wanted: one real hammock; with trees

    Containers are the most demanding in times like this and I didn’t plant any this year, so you’d think that would be one thing I wouldn’t have to ...

  • Blame it on the chemo fog

    I was starting to worry there for a while, especially when I failed to recognize one of my favourite native plants in a picture sent a couple of ...

  • A truncated, but enjoyable mystery garden tour

    Aside from the mystery of not knowing which gardens you are going to see until you buy your passport and map ($25; the passport has information ...

  • OK, let’s try that again

    Newman is not a planner. You could in fact say he is a non-planner, an anti-planner, and the further away the event, the less sense he sees in ...

  • In gardening, timing is everything

    Well, fall came and went with nary a bulb going in the ground and here I am again, wishing I had more cheerful spring flowers to make me ...

  • Flower meadows take time ... but are worth the wait

    But I knew that establishing a good wildflower meadow is about a three-year process and takes more work than you might think, so I wasn’t ...

  • A rose is a rose, but what kind?

    But I am also an unapologetic fair weather gardener; not a hot weather gardener, and definitely not a cold weather gardener and so my little ...

  • What plants can withstand plowed snow?

    Corner Brook used to be known for way more snow than St. John’s. Now we don’t know what to expect from one year to the next, even though ...