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VOLUME 15 CONTENTS


NOTEBOOK Vibrant colours coming in spring 2015


Letters ... Editorial message


GARDENS 17 great performers for 2015


Outdoor planters offer winter long beauty


Humn pharmaceuticals talks about menthol and pain relief


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6 10 12 Betty’s Pond: A tribute to love 13


John’s Garden Centre: Making plant dreams come true


It all started with the trees Peace of the country The eager gardener


Save the monarch update


Make the most of your small outdoor space


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Karen Stancombe’s garden. Photo by Veronica Silva.


COLuMNS Owls are a hoot!


Ladybug, ladybug fly away home


What we love this winter ISSUE #3, 2014/15


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Warm up with comfort foods 32


Gardening with Kids: Picking apples, frogs and snakes?


DEPARTMENTS Classifieds


Save the Monarch Butterfly


Plant Milkweed


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