Challenge Yourself

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Nothing lifts your spirits more in winter than to look out the window and see the gorgeous red cardinal. The brilliant red of the male stands out on the snowy covered trees.  Red is not a colour that I have … Continued

C for Clematis

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The Polish Spirit clematis grows happily in the trellis garden for many years.  It provides many lovely purple blooms.  In 2010 the trellis had to be moved for some renovations on the basement and the clematis was dug and put … Continued


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Canna or Canna Lily is the common name attached to a large group of hybrid plants in the genus Canna, in the family Cannaceae.  Canna is a Latin word meaning a type of read.  This is a wonderful plant to grow … Continued

Jenny is Creeping

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The creeping Jenny or  lysimachia nummularia, has been creeping and creeping outside the pot!  I planted lots of small shoots into kettles, teapots, teacups, cups, small pots and more about mid May.  Many years ago I must of planted a … Continued

C for Cosmos

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Cosmos are a beautiful tall, annual plant for the garden which produce a multitude of blooms in many colours. They prefer full sun and rich soil. Cosmos are the perfect plant for the back of the garden. Each year I … Continued