Gardening links

The following gardening links will take you to excellent sites on the web.

Tips on gardening with perennials, masterminded by Heritage Perennials horticulturalist John Valleau, author of the Perennial Gardening Guide. Searchable perennial database and e-mail newsletter. Perennial garden design how-to.

Canning Perennials

Garden Day Trips

Chris Lepard’s eight-acre garden located outside Paris, Ont., used to be open to the public, but it is now an on-line nursery only. Canning is a hardy perennial plant specialist offering over 1200 varieties including new and unusual perennials, ornamental grasses, Clematis, woody vines, daylilies, hosta and much more. Shop on-line at Ships across Canada or you can pick-up your plants at the nursery just outside of Paris, Ontario.

Sustainable Gardening

Site run by garden coach Susan Harris. Information on how to choose plants that require little or no help from the gardener and how to care for them and your garden in an earth-friendly way.

The Potting Shed

Southern Ontario nursery specializing in daylilies, hosta, peony cultivars and ornamental grasses. Online catalogue.

A website by garden writer/speaker, broadcaster and self-described out-of-control plant person, C.L. Fornari. Articles about gardening, plants and garden design.

Trails End Iris Gardens

Excellent source for bearded irises near Brantford, in southern Ontario.