Profile of Janice Wells

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  • Tourists on tour

    The reason for Regina’s call was to thank me for helping them organize a recent tour for 19 members of a garden club from Toronto. All I did was ...

  • Germinating a plan

    I’ve been giving a lot of thought this week to realistic garden designs/plans. I know I sounded pretty desperate last week. I’m settling ...

  • Hedged in

    I am so disgusted. I can’t get over letting myself be convinced to fill in the old foundation. I loved it and now it looks like a helicopter pad ...

  • Memories of Chris

    My house has a great history; built by George Winter from whom the name Georgetown came, and the site a century later of the legendary ...

  • For the birds

    I also knew that if you had the space, letting a little piece of your city garden stay/go wild would go a long way towards attracting birds and ...

  • 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 ...