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In the Garden January 2016

By Peg Keenleyside The United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris this December has, amazingly, resulted in a far-reaching ambition amongst some 200 signatory countries: an … more

In the Garden December 2015

By Rhiannon Allen Dear Santa, It’s the time of year when I retreat to a fireside seat and dream of next year’s garden. What do I want for next year’s sunny days? This year, as I … more

In the Garden November 2015

By Rhiannon Allen I personally think blank spaces in the garden help set off ornamental plants. By “blank,” I mean non-green areas that show soil, mulch, rock, gravel or sand. However, … more

In the Garden October 2015

By Peg Keenleyside The Distant View Suzanne Pinckston, the well-known Point Roberts garden landscaper and principal at the family firm Western Concepts Design Build, has … more

In the Garden September 2015

By Rhiannon Allen Lately, I’ve been thumbing through old gardening books and magazines. One thing that strikes me is how much gardening advice has changed in the last 20 years. Most of this … more

In the Garden August 2015

By Peg Keenleyside By the time we see that climate change is really bad, your ability to fix it is extremely limited... The carbon gets up there, but the heating effect is delayed. And then … more

In the Garden July 2015

By Rhiannon Allen Are you spending too much time watering your garden? Are you feeling guilty about sucking the Seymour Reservoir dry? Perhaps it’s time to switch … more

In the Garden

By Peg Keenleyside California, arguably the primary source of fruits and vegetables for most of us living up and down the West Coast, is in its fourth consecutive year of severe … more

In the Garden May 2015

By Rhiannon Allen The Point Roberts Character Plan Review Committee recently raised the issue of gardening advice for businesses in our commercial/resort zone. Landscaping and … more

In the Garden April 2015

By Peg Keenleyside The Ontario government recently announced that effective this July, it will introduce the first regulatory restrictions on neonicotinoid pesticide use for … more

In the Garden: March 2015

It’s not even close to spring and the crocuses are already appearing along Tyee Drive.Photo by Meg Olson By Rhiannon Allen Years ago, some of us discussed the use of common vs. botanical plant … more

In the Garden: February 2015

by Peg Keenleyside The sudden passing of my gardening friend and writing colleague Jody Hackleman late last year left me reflecting on the way our gardens might be seen and … more

In the Garden, January 2015

By Rhiannon Allen   Recently, Point Roberts lost a wonderful woman, friend and gardener. Jody Hackleman was one of the creative forces of the Point Roberts … more

In the Garden: December 2014

By Rhiannon Allen and Peg Keenleyside   Now our gardens are put to bed for the winter, we have time to dream about the next gardening season. What would make … more

In The Garden: November 2014

By Peg Keenleyside With the winter holidays right around the corner, it’s a good time to be potting up a big container or two for the front walkway or back deck, to provide winter color, … more
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