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A little advice,
a little inspiration.
you'll find on
There Blooms a Garden.
Try a straw bale garden this year
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for step-by-step advice
"At its purest, gardening is a manifestation of mankind’s love of plants, beauty and landscape,
and gardens are as infinitely varied as the
people and cultures that create them."
― Christopher Bales
On the shoulders of giants ... in the garden
In the world of horticulture, there have been many giants – landscape designers, plant breeders and teachers. I am grateful for meeting my 'giant' in horticulture – Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott – during her April visit to Thunder Bay. As I've worked in my garden this season, I've reflected on and applied the advice she shared with gardeners in my community.
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