JoAnn Chateau

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Some Weed Problems

Some Weed Problems Introduction<p>Giant Hogweed (<i>Heracleum mantegazzianum</i>) by Walter J. Pilsak<p>We know and love (or, more commonly, hate) weeds for their …

Gardening

The Fascinating History of Quebec’s Floral Emblem

<i>Iris versicolor</i> or blue flag. Source: www.morningskygreenery.com<p>Today, June 24th, is Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, honoring Saint John the Baptist, the …

Catholicism

Bonsai Garden Tour : A Visit to David Nguy's Shisei-En

In this video, we take a quick tour of the David Nguy's Shisei-En garden in Chino, CA. David's garden is one of the largest in California and boasts …

Gardening

Bonsai Technique: How to Create a Simple Bonsai Jin

In this video we go over how to create a bonsai jin, a deadwood feature, on a bonsai tree. We go over the tools required and techniques used to …

What to Grow Under a Walnut Tree?

Noyer noir (<i>Juglans nigra</i>). Source: MONGO, Wikimedia Commons<p>Black walnuts (<i>Juglans nigra</i>) and butternuts (<i>J. cinerea</i>), and, although to a lesser …

14 Most Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

Whether you like to get your hands dirty in the garden or not, it’s nice to have a few gardening tips and ideas up your sleeve. Here are some of my …

The Perfect Insect Barrier!

Floating row cover keeps insects out. Source: rhinowindows.info<p>One of the most unusual yet effective “pesticides” is floating row cover, also called …

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Bonsai on a budget

Bonsai is a hobby which can be practiced in many different ways and with very different expenditure of money. Even pupils and students with a small …

When Houseplants Receive Too Much Light*

Most houseplants actually adapt well to full sun, as long as they get used to it gradually. Source: Claire Tourigny, from the book <i>Les 1500 trucs du</i> …

12 groups of companion plants to make your vegetable garden thrive

<b>Some plants help each other enormously, while others hinder their neighbors – use this cheat sheet to ensure harmony in the vegetable plot.</b><p>There can …