Category Archives for Landscaping

Garden Memories

Garden Memories …One of the most rewarding as well as most encompassing tasks I’ve faced as a gardener over the past 9 years has been the landscaping around our home  in BC’s Gulf Islands.

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How to Create a Step-Over Espalier Hedge

The ancient Romans were the first to espalier fruit trees, but the French really perfected the idea. The name, espalier, is from the French epaule, for shoulder. Why espalier? Well, it’s a challenge

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7 Landscaping Mistakes

We all want to have a beautiful yard, with easy care landscaping that is the envy of our neighbors. And, being a nation of do-it-yourselfers, many of us create our home landscape design by looking at garden

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Stop Deer Damage With Deer-Resistant Plants

Have you ever woken up to find that the neighborhood hungry deer have cut a wide swath through your beautiful gardens? After all your investment of time and money, this can be a devastating happening.

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