Anne Marrison

Anne Marrison: Flowers fine with banana plant

Dear Anne,I was wondering what tea bags, coffee grounds and eggshells do…

In the Garden: Grey water ideal for thirsty trees

With wells going dry, city water restrictions tightening, and no rain predicted…

Is there still time to get plants in the ground?

As May turns into June, we have the opportunity to start plants…

Gardening in Langley: trees can cause problems in the yard

Dear Anne,I have three beautiful plum trees, two to three years old.…

Gardening in Langley: Goji is not suited to Wet Coast

Dear Anne,I have four Goji plants that I started from seed in…

Ukes take audience to Broadway

Ukuleles are something of a tradition in Langley thanks to the efforts…

Dandy weed control ways

Dear Anne,I think I have dandelions in my front lawn– small yellow…

Gardening in Langley: Colours possible in shade

Dear Anne,“I am hoping you can give me some suggestions as to…

Gardening in Langley: Suckers stimulated by heavy pruning

Dear Anne,“I have a very large witch-hazel ‘Pallida.’ It produces two different…

Gardening in Langley: Plan plantings for easier future

The New Year is a time for new beginnings. For gardeners it…

Gardening in Langley: Cool flowers make perfect gifts

When time gets short for shopping, a gift plant is a happy…

Art for the sake of nature

Over four days from Nov. 27 to 30, art, cars, music, and…

Gardening in Langley: Christmas greenery in every size

No matter how large or small your home, there are green ways…

Langley gardening: Don’t forget the little things for gardeners at Christmas

When gardeners seek out gifts for other gardeners in stores or online,…

Langley gardening: Halloween history includes interesting plants

 As Halloween draws near, children and adults in costumes of witches, ghosts,…

Langley gardening: Prune dormant grapes hard

Dear Anne,“How do you trim back grape plants? I have lots of…

Langley gardening: New colours, sizes, shapes emerging in spring bulb selections

Bulb breeders are continuing to make fascinating changes in colours and shapes…

Langley gardening: Autumn is busy in the garden

In late summer/early fall, gardens begin offering gifts that are ours for…

Langley gardening: The seedy side of lawns

 Dear Anne,“My lawn has suddenly turned into a huge patch of moss…

Langley Gardening: Zucchinis need calcium, celery likes water, and killing wisteria is really diffic

Dear Anne,“My kids and I started a vegetable garden this year, and…