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June 2014 Issue:

Early Summer 2014

Plant your best border yet! Use colour, texture and shape; 10 super foods to grow right now; we show you how to boost your veggie bounty; 17 green flowers we love and more!

Table of Contents


4 From the Editor

8 Feedback


80 Shopping Guide

82 Seasonal Arrangement


13 CG Market
Fresh ideas and products for better gardening

16 Smoothie of the Month
A garden greens juice for a wholesome jolt

17 Healthy Ingredient
Frilly parsley is amazingly detoxifying and packed with vitamins

18 Natural Remedies
How to avoid skin irritations

19 Fitness Solutions

Three simple moves from personal trainer Anna Griffith

20 Stephen Speaks
Senior horticulture editor Stephen Westcott-Gratton ponders the hardiness zone puzzle

22 Dirty Work
Gardening expert Karen York shares three ways to boost your bounty

24 Trees we love
Strong and lush American hornbeam

25 Native Plants
We love our Jack-in-the-pulpit

26 Design Inspiration
Landscape designer Judith Adam looks for inspiration abroad and shows us how to get the look

30 Profile
Viburnums make the most congenial garden companions

64 Up Close
The colour green is for more than just shoots and leaves

70 Kitchen Gardener
Daring dressings from The Perfectly Dressed Salad

78 Road Trip
Burlington, Ont.


34 The Canadian Gardening Guide to Growing Super Foods
Grow nutrient-rich food plants to their top potential

40 Where the Wild Things Grow
A born-again gardener opens his riverfront property to his community

48 On the Rocks
A talented gardener manicures her sprawling property overlooking Ontario's Niagara Escarpment

56 Points of View
With careful pruning and clever planting, a Victoria couple now has endless scenes to see

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