Profile of Janice Wells

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  • 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, ...

  • The last rose of summer

    Well, perhaps blooming is not quite the right word, but two of my roses are still producing buds and the scattered bloom.In the past, I’ve cut ...

  • In praise of real gardeners

    No one in their right mind will expect me to provide the kind of solid practical advice that Mr. Strong has provided Telegram readers for an ...