David Hobson In The Garden columns
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May 11 2024 Here we go again

May 4 2024 Don't mow the meadow

April 27 2024 A pretty little menace

April 20 2024 Earth Day

April 13 2024 Low-budget gardening

April 6 2024 Bigger is better

March 30 2024 Reaching new heights in the garden

March 23 2024 It’s never too early, or is it?

March 16 2024
Common gardening mistakes to avoid

March 9 2024 The colour purple, more than a movie

March 2
2024 A green thumbs up to the green flowers

February 24 2024 Colour my world

February 17 2024 More Tigger than tiger

February 10 2024 The best laid plans

February 3 2024 Don't lick the sap

January 27 2024 In the Garden get in the zone

January 20 2024 In the Garden: Seeking paradise  

January 14 2024 In the Garden: Too wet, too dry, or just righ

January 6 2024 In the Garden: Patience, grasshopper

December 31 2023 A year in the garden

December 23 2023 Baby toes at Christmas

December 16 2023 It’s Christmas, so add more colour

December 11 20 23 Dreaming of a blue Christmas

December 2 2023 Poinsettias, love of course

November 25 2023
Indoor, outdoor, or both

November 18 2023 
A tale of two plants.

November 11 2023 Poppies, poppies everywhere

November 5 2023 It ain't over until it's over

October 28 2023 Halloween in the Garden

October 21 2023 Raise a glass to hops

October 14 2023 Watch for those Special Moments

October 7 2023 How about those leafs

September 30 2023 Better in the ground than in a bag

September 24 2023 Digging and Dividing

September 16 2023 Seeking balance with Japanese influences

September 9 2023 Dahlias dare to be flamboyant

September 2 2023 Cue the ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’


August 26 2023 Call me mellow yellow

August 19 2023 Harvest Time Begins

August 12 Twenty questions and more

August 5 2023 There are so many colours in a rainbow

July 29 2023 In the Garden: Patience, grasshopper

July 22 2023 Mosquitoes have a feature role in film

July 15 2023 OK, enough rain for now

July 8 2023 Not quite lost in the mist

July 1 2023 A Canadian plant for the quiet side

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