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Is it Spring yet?

Spring is here, finally, with the promise that summer is a-comin’ in. Or so it feels today. And maybe it will feel the same tomorrow, but who knows? Oscar Wilde said that conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative. Not so for gardeners in the Eastern Townships of Quebec where I…

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Open Garden Day Tickets on Sale!

Saturday, July 20 is the day and you are invited!   Come and explore the wonders of the garden and landscape when Glen Villa opens to the public as a fundraiser for the Massawippi Foundation and Conservation Trust. All proceeds from your admission fee go to support land conservation, community projects and a network of trails…

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Buy Now is Coming…

You may have received a blog post earlier today with a BUY NOW button. This post should not have gone out… there are a number of bugs in the purchase option that I haven’t worked out. SO: my apologies.  I hope to have the tickets sales up and running within a week.

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Speaking of gardens…

I’m speaking twice this month to groups in and around Montreal. Both events are open to the general public, so do come if you can. Learning to Look: the Art of Garden Observation On Saturday, May 11 at 2:30, I’m speaking in Georgeville, Quebec at the Murray Community Hall.  This talk about how to get the…

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You are Invited! July 20, 2019

On Saturday, July 20, you are invited to visit Glen Villa — to explore the gardens, fields and forests and to help support an important community cause. Visit the China Terrace, where an old resort hotel has been delightfully re-imagined.     Enjoy the rich assortment of wild life that lives at the Skating Pond.     Walk alongside…

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