Ornamental Garden Calendar for May

May is one of the busiest and exciting times in the garden. The days are getting warmer and longer. Plants are quickly filling out, weeds are establishing and insects are buzzing all around. The trees are breaking out in leaf and spring flowering trees and shrubs are putting on their show. Mid May is also when we here in southern Ontario typically begin planting out … Continue reading Ornamental Garden Calendar for May

Ornamental Garden Calendar for April

April is traditionally a busy month in the garden. Spring cleanup begins and there are a host of other tasks to tend to. Following is a list of tasks and things to look out for, in your ornamental gardens in April. Note: these times are approximate and can vary depending on the weather and on your specific hardiness zone. The zone I write from is a zone … Continue reading Ornamental Garden Calendar for April

Ornamental Garden Calendar For June

June is my favorite month in the garden. So many perennials and flowering shrubs are blooming and the annuals are beginning to fill out a bit. The landscape is alive with colour and the air is full of a bouquet wonderful fragrances. The temperatures are warming up but but usually still remain comfortable. There is still a lot of work to do in the gardens … Continue reading Ornamental Garden Calendar For June