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March 2015 Issue:

Early Spring 2015

Colour your garden: the best fuchsias, rhodos, azaleas and tulips, 10 top plants for attracting birds, win a selection of david austin roses and much more!

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4 From the Editor

8 Feedback

11 Canadiangardening.com

82 @canadiangardening


COLUMNS

15 CG Market
Fresh ideas and products for better gardening

18 Smoothie of the Month
A refreshing citrus juice with sweet golden beets

20 Fitness Solutions
Two simple moves from personal trainer Anna Griffith

22
Natural Beauty
Camellia sinensis is well known for its nourishing seed oil

24 Stephen Speaks

Senior horticulture editor Stephen Westcott-Gratton describes his English roses

26 Dirty Work
Gardening expert Karen York outlines how to attract birds

28 Garden Essentials
Landscape expert Carson Arthur talks affordable backyard updates

29 Trees We Love
The beautiful eastern redbud

30 Design Inspiration
Landscape designer Judith Adam seeks inspiration from idyllic gardens in north Wales

34 Profile

Delicate fuchsias have been taken out of the limelight for far too long

68 Up Close

Ancient and graceful ferns

72 Kitchen Gardener
Welcome spring with one of these delicious and hearty main course salads

76 Road Trip
The Florida Keys proves an ideal garden destination

80 Spotlight
Illustrator Carolyn Fisher brings a magical story about weeds to life

GARDENS & GROWING

38 Design Lessons From the Desert Botanical Garden

A desert in Phoenix reveals 10 simple ideas that every gardener can embrace.

44 Treasure Trove
A pair of plantaholics fill a Victoria property with prized collections

52 Precious Moments
How one couple adjusted to life in the country after years of city living

60 Artistic Impressions

This Vancouver garden is both an art gallery and artwork itself

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