Profile of Janice Wells

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  • Let’s not poison the cat

    Well, “lord liftin’ dyin’ screechin’” best describes my mood this morning because sometimes I learn things I’d just as soon not know.In the ...

  • It ain’t easy growing things on rocks

    I don’t know what part of the province KJ Payne gardens in, but I’m sure he/she is right. I do enjoy pictures that show gardener’s ingenuity and ...

  • Crevice gardening a natural fit for this province

    The ones we saw were small, really cute and interesting. With a bit of research, I learned that they don’t have to be small at all.MUN Botanical ...

  • More than one way to get warm

    How cold am I? I am so cold that I can’t even stand to have ice in my gin. I am so cold that in blackouts, I could be mistaken for a dog because ...

  • A cut above

    Oh, I still want to improve my spring garden (a little late for that now), completely redo the front beds, ie, dig up all the self seeders and ...

  • Container contradictions

    In the case of planting perennials, shrubs and trees in planters, I was advised many years ago that this wasn’t a good idea in our climate ...

  • The joys (and ploys) of decorating

    Being somewhat unable to believe my good fortune, it was almost one of those “If I tell you I’ll have to kill you” situations, but to tell the ...

  • Channelling my Christmas Martha

    Friends would tell me that nothing made them feel as much like Christmas as our house. I was inspired by the Victorian style but never in as ...

  • Getting a jump on Christmas

    If I remember correctly, the price for a bunch of pine or cedar was in the $7 range (amazing how $6.99 looks much cheaper than $7) and I thought ...

  • On the ornamental express

    At the very least, I’d make nice centrepieces for the kitchen and Thanksgiving tables with offerings from the garden.One year, around this time, ...