Category Archives: Annual

Random pictures from the Toronto Zoo

Went to the zoo yesterday. Here are some picture. Some of plants, a few more of animals. Wollemi Pine – This plant was not looking too great earlier in the year but has recovered very well and I was happy … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – April 2011

Compared to last April I can see we’re still a little behind last year, but clearly all the new bulbs I planted in the fall are making my April garden much more interesting. The patch of Daffodils I showed last … Continue reading

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Picture Archives: Europe 2008 Part 2: The Netherlands, Switzerland & Italy.

Young Ginkgo biloba trees line a street in Wassenaar. Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam. I think I’d have appreciated this more now. Regardless, it was closed when I was there. Not such a huge deal at the time but in hind site … Continue reading

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More shade container combinations.

I love how this container has come together. The Impatiens are fairly boring, I’ll admit, but I mostly just added them (two cell packs) for a bit more colour and they’ve filled in very nicely. It was also my first … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, June 2010

On the whole my garden sits waiting through the spring into June when it starts to take off. Here’s a few quick shots of what’s flowering for me on this Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. Of note as well are the … Continue reading

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Dahlia ‘Louisiana’ flower

Dahlia ‘Louisiana’ This plant sits beside my larger planter with its annuals. The pinks will tie in with the pink in the Geranium, the Darker pinks with the Sweet Potato Vine and a yellow eye will be visible once the … Continue reading

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Pretty pictures: This year’s annuals.

I don’t do many annuals, just realistically what I need to fill my container in the front yard and that’s it. These are most of my picks this year. Ipomoea ‘Blacky’ with Calibrachoa cv. Mandevilla cv. Pelargonium Americana® Pink Mega … Continue reading


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Assorted pictures from work

Euphorbia polychroma Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’ – Other than their unpleasant fragrance these trees are great. Petunia ‘Potunia Cappuccino’ – Playing off the pink and yellow seems to be the best way to bring out the best in this new Petunia. … Continue reading

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