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Container Garden – Summer 2017

It has been a very wet spring and summer in Toronto this year. Although I installed container gardening water drip irrigation system this year, it wasn’t used much at all. Corner of my garden: I moved all my succulents and orchids outside. I love how […]

African Violets- New Addition in Gardening

Last weekend, while visiting Toronto Botanical Garden for a Sunday morning walk, there was an African violets show and sale in the garden hall. There were not too many vendors, but the cute plants indeed caught my attention. I never knew that African violets can […]

2016 Gardening – One

It’s the gardening season again! I think I like spring time the most in Toronto. It means that the winter is finished; and we can start planting things, either vegetables or flowers; and more outdoor activities on the weekend!

Cabbagetown Private Garden Tour

The past Sunday, I joined Hidden Gardens & Private Spaces Tour of Cabbagetown in Toronto. It was ashamed that I’ve never visited this neighbourhood before even though I’ve been living in Toronto for 15+ years. It was a very nice day out visiting some beautiful […]

Backyard Container Gardening

Toronto had a very cold week last week, to a point which a frost advisory was issued last Friday night. My parents already planted annuals in their front yard, so guess what, my dad took out the newly bought camping tent, and covered the entire […]

Seed Starting

Toronto is slowly warming up, like very slowly…. I started some seeds two weeks ago. Salvia, suppose to be easiest perennial to start from seeds, but so far, I am still waiting. Chamomile, started several pots, they are the tiniest seeds I’ve ever seen, germination […]