Monthly Archives: July 2010

Geranium seeds

Geranium sanguineum ‘Max Frei’ seeds I was doing some planting a few days ago and happened to glance over at my Geranium and saw these really cool seeds. I’ve never noticed these before but they sure are cool.

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New Plant: Heuchera ‘Cinnabar Silver’

I got a new Heuchera the other day. Love this one so much! Heuchera ‘Cinnabar Silver’ Would love to have a small massing of this one. Maybe near some Miscanthus ‘Morning Light’ for some nice silvery colour and contrasting texture. … Continue reading


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Garden Shelving?

I’m looking at options for an attractive shelf setup I can install on my fence to give me a little more space and so I can use my table again. I absolutely love the setup Julie at We’re Going to … Continue reading

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Streptocarpus ‘Laura’ flowering

Streptocarpus ‘Laura’ At the Toronto Gesneriad Society Show this spring I picked up this Streptocarpus. Until this one most Streps in our collection have a only a few large flowers. I’ve seen some amazing pictures of Streps with masses of … Continue reading

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Bougainvillea in bud

A customer bought this plant in May, then let it get hit by some overnight cold and bam, returned. When I brought it home it looked absolutely terrible! few (if any) leaves, most that were on the plant were damaged … Continue reading

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New Sempervivum ‘Oddity’

Much like ‘Cobweb,’ ‘Oddity’ is a must have in any Sempervivum collection. Sempervivum ‘Oddity’

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New Sempervivum ‘Belladonna’

This is officially my favourite Sempervivum and I think I can say that with no hesitation. Gorgeous silvery colour, velvety texture, thick leaves and compact rounded rosettes. Pictures online show an attractive red winter colour as well. Sempervivum ‘Belladonna’ It … Continue reading

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Sauromatum venosum (Arum cornutum) update

My new Sauromatum venosum recently started turning yellow (I think in this case a good sign, as it should indicate that the plant is pulling what nutrients it can out of the leaf for dormancy) and collapsing. Well, normally I’d … Continue reading

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Plant ID – No idea what this is

Do you? Two different plants, one with the pink, one without. Leaves are smooth and fairly thick and somewhat rubbery. The stems become woody towards the base of the cuttings. Flowers are insignificant (you can see them in the second … Continue reading

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Quick post – Honeysuckle berries

Shot these berries on what I suspect might be a honeysuckle of some sort. The whole area was fairly well shaded right then but a small sliver of sun light these berries up beautifully.

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