Gardening with Candy Venning

Gardening with Candy Venning

Fall Gardening

Fall Gardening

By Candy Venning Hello there, remember last spring how every time you saw a crocus or snowdrop you smiled and then…wondered why you don’t have any in your yard? Yup! Time to think about spring bulbs – and if you didn’t order in advance from @flowerbulbsRus or a...

Did I Really Plant That?!

Whether you’re a fresh gardener or an expert, you’ve planted something that you came to regret – a lot. It may have been the pretty flower, the ‘friend's' recommendation or the label that lured you in but eventually it became a monster. A recent discussion on...

PLANTY TO DO IN JANUARY

SUBMITTED BY CANDY VENNING Wooot woot! This stimulating time of the year is prime time to pore over the online Dahlia & seed catalogs, I mean, what else ya got goin’ on??? Dahlias have been one of my favourite cut flowers, they’re stunning in a garden, easy to...

Gardens and Other Comforts

Gardens and Other Comforts

By Candy Venning Did you find solace in the garden this summer? Was it the buzzing bees, the wind sighing across branches, the birds you had never seen before or the tide lapping in the bay? Perhaps the simple act of working with your hands in the soil, coaxing plants...