Claude Smith

Claude’s Gardening and Landscaping Forum

Dear Claude, When is the best time to cut back hydrangeas (Annabelle), now or in spring?  Or do you just cut back the old...
Claude Smith

Claude’s Gardening and Landscaping Forum

I was recently asked why plants that are brought in for the winter often shed some or all of their leaves.  The spider plant that...
Campus Greenhouse

Claude’s Gardening and Landscaping Forum

featuring Claude Smith Dear Claude,  My roses lose their leaves after blooming - what am I doing wrong? From Sandy The first thing that comes to mind is...

Species Range and Habitat Reciprocity

by Philip Fry A few days ago, Nick Weissflog, a young friend pursuing environmental studies, came to visit me. Nick is currently doing research on...
The NG Times Newspaper

Recycled Materials: Why they’re better for our community and our homes

by Jackie Edwards With the climate crisis still a growing threat, people are trying to find more ways to attain sustainability. In Canada, the government...