Sizzling summer flowering shrubs - Sambucus racemosa Black Lace (image + link)

With summer well and truly settling into most of Canada what better time to look at some of our favourite flowering shrubs.

One of the trends that we have seen really ‘grow’ the past few years has been the use of ornamental grasses in the landscape. This is not by accident, as grasses are an excellent selection for your yard for many different reasons.

Dividing perennials and grasses (image + link)

One of the most rewarding aspects of perennial gardening is that most plants actually increase in size over the years. After time, some perennials are going to benefit from being divided and in most cases spring is a terrific time to go about this task