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Tips for putting garden to bed

Tips for putting garden to bed

It's time to start preparing the garden for winter (and next spring!). [...]

September 10, 2015 Sudbury Living Magazine Lifestyle 0

Ideas for next year’s garden

Ideas for next year’s garden

    “On the right morning, you may be greeted by the wonderful smell of dew, fresh cut grass and the perfumes of myriad flowers. Carlo and Claire Tarini have a quiet, welcoming home in Hanmer amid grounds that live up to the name ‘Tarini gardens’.” Although primarily a summer garden, in early June Carlo [...]

September 30, 2013 David Kechnie Home & Garden 0

Savouring the garden

Savouring the garden

One of the first times I met Kari Hodge we had a discussion about moss. When I got to see her garden I was delighted at the wonderful use of local mosses. It is all natural, of course, but what is of interest is that the moss at one level is secondary to all the [...]

March 1, 2011 David Kechnie Home & Garden 0

Visit Enzo’s Garden

Visit Enzo’s Garden

It is a peaceful garden. It starts right at the curb. You step onto the welcoming sound of a pea gravel path. The crunch-crunch underfoot bids you come to the quiet and slows you down. No doubt you will smile and sigh. Someone probably told you that you have to see Enzo Floreani’s hosta garden [...]

June 1, 2010 David Kechnie Home & Garden, Lifestyle 0

This South End garden is a private paradise.

This South End garden is a private paradise.

David Kechnie has been tending flower gardens for more than 30 years. Since retiring 15 years ago as a teacher at Cecil Facer Youth Centre, the garden has become his “main occupation” during the spring and summer months. When people ask what he does he replies, “I’m a gardener.” His wife, Margaret, a university professor, [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Home & Garden 0

A little Bit Country

A little Bit Country

People walking by this lovely stone house in the city’s West End often stop to admire it and the owners’ country garden and lush lawn. There are few if any other homes in Greater Sudbury like it. This Arts and Crafts house was built about 100 years ago in one of the city’s original neighbourhoods. [...]

June 1, 2009 Vicki Gilhula Home & Garden 0