Monthly Archives: August 2011

I’ve always been of the belief that if you’re going to have a garden, it should be interesting year-round, not just for a brief but furiously colourful period in spring and early summer. The Golden-rain tree from last week is one example of a plant that can bring late summer interest; another one which is […]

If you’re wondering what the lovely tree you have seen recently covered with yellow flowers is, read on. If you’re looking for a medium-sized tree that’s somewhat unique, something that’s not well-known or overplanted in the landscape, read on. If you’re wondering where I’m going with all this, read on! There is always a point […]

We’ll call this column “Random thoughts that come to mind during the week, none of them adding up to an entire column’s worth.” The only constant in gardening is that there are no constants; every growing season brings its own peculiar set of circumstances, mostly centered on what the weather has been like during the […]

To our Garden Talk newsletter subscribers: We hope you’re having a great summer! At Art Knapp’s Penticton we know our plants really well but we’re not gurus when it comes to computers. Recently our e-mail subscriber list was “disabled” by the hosting company that administers our website. Believe me, we didn’t ask for this to […]