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Deck the Halls with Orchids and Succulents

At this year’s Allan Gardens Christmas Flower Show, you won’t find a single bough of holly.  At least I didn’t.  Instead, you’ll see plants from tropical and desert regions, as well as from our Canadian forests, all arranged in the … Continue reading

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Christmas Under Glass

‘Twas in the mid 19th century when a wise and generous man – an unmarried man with no children or relatives to share his wealth with – decided to give five acres of his property to the Toronto Horticultural Society. … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

The last few winters in Toronto weren’t the worst in recorded history but they sure felt like it.  A violent ice storm hit the city just a few days before Christmas of 2013.  Hundreds of the big old trees that … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

There may be only four seasons when it comes to gardens, but no matter where you are on the ‘I love Christmas spectrum’,  we all know that there is another season and we all have a tradition or two to celebrate … Continue reading

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