Category Archives: What’s New?

Progress on Our New Pollinator Garden!

Our new pollinator garden is planted, and, miraculously, with the exception of a nibble on the borage, the plants have escaped our resident woodchucks!  Alyssum, thyme, echinacea, lavender, lance-leaf coreopsis, liatris, johnny-jump-ups, nicotiana, lupine, black-eyed susans, marigolds, bee balm, borage, … Continue reading

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Iris Time!

The spiral garden at Canillas goes through many beautiful phases; iris time is a personal favorite.  The yellows come first and then the purples start blooming, adding a visual depth and contrast. The overview is lovely .  .  . but … Continue reading

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Giant Allium

This is the first year for our giant alliums. They’ve done well. And the white peonies . . . aren’t they lovely!

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Wonderful Aroma and Whimsy!

Thanks to Cherry for planting the beautiful lilacs and to Polly for our garden people!

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New Pollinator Garden!

There is a growing concern for the demise of many native pollinators, upon which we depend for pollination of our fruits and vegetables. It appears that habitat loss, introduced diseases, pollution and pesticide poisoning account for much of the population … Continue reading

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New Trees for Arbor Day!

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”      – Chinese Proverb In honor of Arbor Day (April 28) an oak and a maple tree are being planted at Canillas Community … Continue reading

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New Pollinator Garden!

Do you know we depend on pollinators for much of our food? There has been a nationwide call to create gardens and landscapes that help revive the health of bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators across America. Locally, the … Continue reading

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