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Thursday, March 16, 2017

16 Stunning Hellebores for 2017

Posted In: Perennials
Hellebores are one of our favourite flowers for the later winter and early Spring. Given our never ending winter, we had the opportunity to ...

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Heavenly Heucheras 2015

How To Grow Heucheras

Posted In: Perennials
Heucheras are a perennial plant grown most often for their striking, long lasting, colourful foliage. Also known as Coral Bells or Alum Root...

Friday, August 21, 2015

Mini Mouse Hostas Take The Stage

Posted In: Perennials
The latest wave in the hosta craze, miniatures, make the perfect addition to your Victorian Fairy Garden and for the smaller modern garden. ...

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Growing Hellebores

Posted In: Perennials
Also known as Lenten Roses and Christmas Roses, Hellebores are wonderful winter and spring blooming perennials that feature elegant flowers...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Perennials for Moist Sites

Posted In: Perennials
Well here is a topic many gardeners will be keen on - what types of perennials will tolerate moist or wet soils? Being West Coast gardeners ...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Flowers of Summer

Posted In: Perennials
If you're like most gardeners, you'll make one or two trips to a garden centre in Spring and call it a year. So unfortunate. Many wonderful ...

Friday, May 9, 2014

Six Luscious Lavenders

Posted In: Perennials
Lavenders, or Lavandula, in horticultural circles is arguably one of the most popular summer blooming perennials available. Its aromatic, ev...

Monday, March 10, 2014

Double Flowering Hellebores for 2014

Posted In: Perennials
While Hellebores have been the rage for some time now, it's the doubles that always seem to catch my attention. These are the ones with mult...

Sunday, February 16, 2014

New Hellebores for 2014

Posted In: Perennials
Hellebores are versatile, evergreen perennials and reliable winter blooming favourites. Winter is when they truly come into their own, provi...

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The Hellebores are Here 2013

Posted In: Perennials
I’m always excited about plant arrivals at the nursery –especially about Hellebores. Looking out the rain streaked window at the new hellebo...

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Perennials With Summer Fragrance

Posted In: Perennials
Every time I walk by a patch of Garden Phlox, I am brought back to my grandparents backyard, where I am small again and holding an icy glass...

Friday, May 10, 2013

Peonies

Posted In: Perennials
Peonies are a bit like the hats worn by ladies attending the Royal Ascot or even the Kentucky Derby races. Glorious, large, definitely out ...

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Lyles Eclectic Plant Picks For April 2013

Posted In: Perennials
Here is a nice mixture of perennials to keep an eye out for this spring.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Spotlight on Euphorbia

Posted In: Perennials
Euphorbia are a massive collection of plants with something in the order of 2000 species and varieties available. Commonly known as spurges,...

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Echinacea Excitement

Posted In: Perennials
Looking for something interesting to add to your garden for some summer and Fall interest? Echinacea might just be the perennial for you.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Itoh Peonies

Plants for the Discerning Gardener

Posted In: Perennials
My first experience with Itoh peonies was over 15 years ago when a colleague of mine from Alberta sent me a small plant of 'Bartzella' that ...

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Lavender - A Summer Favourite

Posted In: Perennials
There is something a bit magical about Lavender. It can shout summer even in the dead of winter. Even in the dried crumbly flowers filling ...

Monday, June 13, 2011

Hostas - A Garden Essential

Posted In: Perennials
Even after more than 30 years of growing Hosta I am still awed at the versatility of these amazing and adaptable perennials.
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