Muskoka Lakes Gardens

Category: Guides and Tips

November 27, 2021
Wholesome Lawns How to Detect Lawn Grubs

There are two principal styles of garden grub, just about every of which can cause devastation to lawns right before you are even knowledgeable of their existence. Below are some straightforward methods to recognise and offer with them just before they do also a lot problems. White curl grub The initially sort of garden grub […]

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November 26, 2021
On Creepy Crawlies

The creature at your ft dismissed as a bug or a weed is a development in alone. It has a identify, a million-year record, and a position in the world. – E. O. Wilson, biologist and naturalist (see Biophilia) It started out with the snails. I have been remarking for many years that the Banded […]

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November 23, 2021
Moulting Amblypygid

I did not intend to present you with yet another creepy crawly submit quite so shortly. However, in the final a single, I briefly pointed out some invertebrates that I have ordered, in addition to all those that I have gleaned from the yard. I have been waiting anxiously for the to start with two […]

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November 23, 2021
Botanical Artist – Australian Artist Profile – Roz Borg

Roz Borg fell into botanical art as a result of her appreciate of interiors. When serving to relatives style and design a cafe 3 decades ago her Art Degree kicked into gear and she started out working with vegetation as not only as a space filler but as artwork. Terrariums, succulent residing frames and decorative […]

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November 20, 2021
For the Love (and at times not) of Borage

I’ve been escalating borage (Borago officinalis) for almost as prolonged as I’ve been a gardener, but when I glance back again, I can’t remember why I started off developing it in the initial area. Borage is an unpleasantly prickly if not unpleasant plant. It grows scraggly and way too tall in my effectively-cared-for soil and […]

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November 19, 2021
Recommendations for producing attractive flower preparations

    Flower arranging isn’t all about putting flowers in a vase comprehensive of drinking water! If you are wanting for some blossom-crammed, awareness acquiring floral arrangement, you know there’s more to it than that. If you have ever tried to make your personal flower arrangement, you’d know many of the things you require to do to […]

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November 17, 2021
Recipe: Borage Leaf Soup

Final week I wrote about developing borage as effectively as my recent forays into using the leaves more commonly as an edible staple. Whilst I have discovered many ways to use the prickly greens, generating versions on this soup recipe has established to be most thriving and very best-suited to my existing diet program. As […]

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November 14, 2021
We Belong to Each individual Other

“What if somewhat than expressing, “The garden belongs to me,” you stated, “I belong to the yard.” – from my guide, Increase Curious I’ve been wondering about this a lot over the yrs and have picked away at it in significant and compact means [see No More War in the Garden]. As a youthful university […]

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November 11, 2021
The Desert

In the spring of 2014 we took a 2nd excursion to Joshua Tree, California. We experienced gone on a substantially more substantial desert highway trip the yr right before for our 20th anniversary and decided to return to the Joshua Tree spot specifically because it was the component of the journey that we identified most […]

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November 11, 2021
The sorts of daisies

The straightforward daisy has managed to capture the hearts of all who enterprise into gardening. They are a member of an huge group of vegetation botanically referred to as the asteracea, (formerly the compositae) and can be uncovered on all continents besides for Antarctica. While seemingly basic in visual appeal, daisies are actually far more […]

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