Monthly Archives: November 2011

Although I had never been an advocate of a large scale cleanup in the fall garden, this year has found me in a different frame of mind. For some reason it all looked so tired, so messy, this fall. I don’t know whether it was a result of the hot, dry summer, or if my […]

We loved the colours on the leaves on trees this fall, but now they’re down, on the driveway, on the sidewalk, blown in through the front door, in the flower beds and on the lawn. And one of the biggest of all garden chores is staring you in the face, gathering up and dealing with […]

This fall has been wonderful when it comes to foliage colour on trees and shrubs; the colours are so rich and brilliant and the leaves have persisted so well. It’s all because we’ve had ideal conditions for fall colour; cool nights but no hard, hard frosts and several bright sunny days during October. In my […]