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Columnists: June 2013 Archives

Ed Lawrence hour-long gardening special

Ontario Today's resident gardener Ed Lawrence returns to Rideau Hall where he was Chief Horticultural Specialist to six Governors General, from Jules Leger in the 1970s to Adrienne Clarkson in 2005. He and Hallie Cotnam met up with the current Manager of Grounds and Greenhouses, Mark Burleton to tour the garden.


 

 

 

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Home renovation: Dream deck

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Adding a hot tub? A lattice covered in grapevine?

 

Ontario Today's resident contractor Jorge Rodrigues explains how to avoid a disaster deck.

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Gardening: Growing sunflowers for a fall wedding

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Ed Lawrence's advice on what to plant for your big day, plus pests on Russian sage; controlling invasive species in the lawn; black leaf on roses; and trimming lilacs.

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