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Red currants.(Photo by ojonsson from Göteborg, Sweden [CC BY 2.0 (]

Gardening Tips: Berry Busy

July 27, 2022 at 11:45 am

Editor’s Note: The Spectator is reaching into Michelle Smith’s gardening column archive for some weekly advice that is as relevant now as when it first appeared on 7 August 2019.   What to do this week There are so many garden projects vying for my attention these days. The red currants and gooseberriesRead More

Gardening Tips: Pruning Time

Gardening Tips: Pruning Time

March 2, 2022 at 10:45 am

Editor’s Note: I saw the seeds on display in the hardware store recently and realized it was time to re-start the gardening column. This one was first published on 1 March 2017.   What to do this week March is the month for winter care of trees and shrubs. TheyRead More

Web or tent of Eastern tent caterpillar. Photo by Greg Hume (Greg5030), CC BY 2.5,, via Wikimedia Commons (cropped)

Gardening Tips: Berries and Pests

August 25, 2021 at 2:15 pm

Editor’s Note: We’re dipping into Michelle Smith’s archive for gardening tips that remain timely. This column first appeared on 22 August 2018.   What to do this week It is all about harvesting this time of year, and how to keep up — just don’t sleep, and you will doRead More

Cuttings. (Photo by Madeline Yakimchuk)

Gardening Tips for Seedy Characters: Week 42

October 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm

What to do this week Now that the leaves are being blown off by the fall winds that have finally arrived, it is a good time for hardwood propagation of some of your perennial bushes. Gooseberries and currants are what I am working on this week, but you can doRead More