I think that we all have a tendency to take our houseplants for granted much of the time, but it’s during the Christmas season that this neglect is most pronounced.  The Christmas tree takes centre stage, furniture is moved, dinners and parties mean extra space is needed, and any houseplants that are taking up that […]

Happy New Year to all of you, and let’s enjoy the rest of this winter, whatever it may bring, until our favourite season arrives.  Each year the Garden Media Group presents its Trends Report (sub-titled What’s in What’s Out) to garden writers and editors.  It’s a look ahead to what will be happening in gardens […]

Christmas is nearly upon us, and I saw a statistic in the weekend paper that nearly floored me.  Christmas spending in Canada will reach $20 billion this year.  All this because of a baby who was born in a cave where animals lived, to an impoverished family!  A subject much greater than gardening to be […]