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In the Garden November 2017

By Peg Keenleyside I don’t consider myself in any way a tree expert, but over years of gardening, you pick up a few tips and start to develop your tree care know-how. Which, of course, … more

In the Garden October 2017

By Rhiannon Allen What a peculiar weather year this has been. Most of us lost some plants – casualties of the severe winter, summer drought, or some other factor. We might have … more

In the Garden September 2017

By Peg Keenleyside September can be a time when your garden looks a little lackluster: the annuals you put out in May are looking like the party-goers who stayed … more

In the Garden August 2017

By Rhiannon Allen This column has covered weeds before, but I’d like to cover a particular one in detail. Each year, the Point Roberts Garden Club fields questions about this pest. … more

In the Garden

By Peg Keenleyside “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives, it is the one most adaptable to … more

In the Garden June 2017

By Rhiannon Allen If your family is like mine, you eat salads year-round, but look forward to the special treat of the summer salad bowl. Gone are the restricted choices of … more

In The Garden May 2017

By Peg Keeleyside It was a wicked cold wet winter here in the Pacific Northwest, and my garden shows it. The big rosemary plant I had sheltered near my dryer vent is … more

In the Garden: April 2017

By Rhiannon Allen Is it spring yet? What a late start this year! Yet spring is inevitable, and the weather is warm enough to start spring tasks as the garden awakens from its … more

In the Garden: March 2017

By Peg Keenleyside Starting From Seed: Easy annuals to start from seed  In these last months of winter, you are usually content to just curl up to flip through a … more

In the Garden December 2016

By Rhiannon Allen Writing this letter each year affords the opportunity to reflect on what I want for next year’s gardening. This autumn has been hard work in the … more

In the Garden November 2016

By Peg Keenleyside It’s that time of year again: fall clean-up in the garden. This is probably the most chore-like aspect of gardening (next to weeding) that … more

In the Garden October 2016

By Rhiannon Allen In keeping with our recent focus on drought-tolerant plants, I’d like to discuss that beautiful ornamental member of the mint family, lavender … more

In the Garden September 2016

By Peg Keenleyside There is a cycle to the gardening year: the rebirth of the early spring, the heady days of early summer flowers and shrubs, then on to the … more

In the Garden August 2016

By Rhiannon Allen Last September, I took a road trip to Osoyoos, British Columbia’s only desert, in the extreme south of the Okanagan … more

In the Garden July 2016

Story and photo by Peg Keenleyside Is it too late to plant in July? If you took in the fabulous Point Roberts gardens on the Garden Club tour on … more

In The Garden June 2016

By Sandy James & Rhiannon Allen For garden lovers, the highlight of our summer is the Point Roberts Garden Tour, held every two years. This year, the wonderful full … more

In the Garden May 2016

By Peg Keenleyside May is a marvelous month in the garden. Much is in bloom, the pollinators are busy zooming around between tree blossoms and flowers, the scent of … more

In the Garden April 2016

By Rhiannon Allen Recently I picked up a magazine with a lovely photograph of a planting in front of a house much like mine. How much better that planting would look … more

In the Garden March 2016

By Peg Keenleyside Along with getting myself one of those snazzy new Tesla electric cars, on my bucket list for this year is building or buying a self-watering raised bed for growing … more

In the Garden February 2016

By Rhiannon Allen As spring peeks around the corner, gardeners’ thoughts turn to summer. Soon we will decide what to plant, head to the seed racks to purchase new seeds and prepare our … more
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