Profile of Janice Wells

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  • 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 ...

  • Good things germinating

    Daughter No. 1 was here and she is very good with plants. I’d like to be able to say she has inherited her mother’s gardening gene, but with any ...

  • Railing away

    Procrastination and indecisiveness are both symptoms of the clinical depression I’ve struggled with for years, but even when I think I’m in my ...

  • Waiting for bloom

    The sunny side of the garden is melting daily. I guess the shady side is, too, but it seems more like weekly than daily. The front bed is part of ...

  • Gone to seed

    All four days freezing cold, especially with the wind strong enough to ensure that one of my deck chair covers, which was attached to the chair, ...

  • A garden to be proud of

    Not only did Memorial University’s Botanical Garden win these awards, but our garden is the only Canadian botanical garden to ever win two awards ...

  • Swinging in the shade

    Then you bought a house with a very small backyard and affixed hammock hooks to one corner of the back porch and a fence post. It was kind of ...

  • Adrift in garden dreams

    Of course, we can start seeds and choose plants that multiply freely or self-seed, but the former requires at least a sunny windowsill and the ...

  • A garden by design

    I, as you know, am designing a garden. You probably don’t know that I have just finished designing a kitchen. To scale. Floor plan and frontal ...

  • Plum surprised

    Carla Saldanha is looking for some advice. I know we look things up on the Internet these days, but there’s nothing like tried and true advice ...