Shades of Grey in the Garden
Private Garden in Burlington, ON We are heading into November, which is a bit of a grey and gloomy month. By late fall, winds have stripped the garden of most of its autumn color. Neutrals like tan, brown, grey and black carry the garden through the winter. This seems like a perfect time to be talking about the uses of grey in the garden. A grey church steeple in a garden in Rosedale, ON. Shades of grey and beige are restful colors. They are undemanding and that makes them feel calm and…
lily of the valley – grow it in a pot and it wont take over
Sweet & Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders - one of the best things we ate last week. Only 4 simple ingredients - chicken, bacon, brown sugar and chili powder. They only take about 5 minutes to make and are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Sweet and salty in one bite!
Skimmia japonica subsp. 'reevesiana' - Japanese skimmia (hermaphrodite)
Buy Skimmia japonica subsp. reevesiana (hermaphrodite) Japanese skimmia (hermaphrodite): Long lasting, bright red berries
Caramel Gorgeous warm rich orange hirsute foliage with hues of dusky pink. Underside of the foliage is rich pink. The foliage remains in excellent form throughout the entire season. The large leaves of this plant make excellent statement in the border - and also a wonderful stand alone plant for a container Strong creamy white flowers in summer Height 30cm Spread 40cm Well drained soil - Part shade/Full sun
Clematis koreana 'Amber ('Wit141205') (PBR)' - RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2016 - clematis (group 1)
Buy Clematis koreana Amber ('Wit141205') (PBR) RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2016 - clematis (group 1): RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2016
Sarcococca hookeriana var. 'Humilis' - sweet box
Buy sweet box Sarcococca hookeriana var. Humilis - Very fragrant, dainty white flowers on this dwarf evergreen shrub: 9cm pot: £8.99 Delivery by Crocus
Heuchera 'Silver Dollar'
Silver Dollar Sold out - suggest Spearmint as great sub Lovely silvery green foliage adorned with masses of bright red-pink flowers on elegant stems in late spring -summer Flowers excellent for bees . Great on mass in a shady border or in containers Height 30cm Spread 40cm. Well drained soil Part - Full Shade
Obsidian Available again May 2021 This plant is stunningly black and shiny with smooth rounded leaves. It has a compact habit making it exceptional in masses in the garden or used in a mixed container. It's a great performer which holds it's color all season. White flowers in summer Height 30cm Spread 40cm Well drained soil Sun/Partial shade