Monthly Archives: November 2013

Rock Garden

Rock Garden Ideas for planting

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Rock Garden

By Liliana Usvat         Rock gardens and other public gardens are public spaces that offer inspiration for us all to plant on spaces that are more difficult to plant such as deep slopes.    Royal Botanical Garden in Burlignton Ontario … Continue reading

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Sage Bush

By Liliana Usvat Sage Sage is a shrubby, evergreen perennial shrub with pale green leaves. Flowers are borne in summer. Sage originally comes from the area around the Mediterranean Sea. Sage is a very fragrant bush that has a light … Continue reading

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Apple Tree

By Liliana Usvat Apples appear in many religious traditions, often as a mystical or forbidden fruit. Greek Mithology In Greek mythology, the Greek hero Heracles, as a part of his Twelve Labours, was required to travel to the Garden of … Continue reading

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Plum Tree

Plum Tree.

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Plum Tree

By Liliana Usvat History Plums may have been one of the first fruits domesticated by humans.Three of the most abundant cultivars are not found in the wild, only around human settlements: Prunus domestica has been traced to East European and … Continue reading

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Exotic Trees and Flowers

By Liliana Usvat Lianas and Palm Trees Ninety per cent of the world’s vine species grow in tropical rainforests. Lianas are a type of climbing vine found throughout tropical rainforests. They have thick, woody stems and come in various lengths … Continue reading

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