Helen Lang

HELEN LANG: Winter’s veggies a tasty treat

Squashes, carrots, turnips, beets and parsnips belong on your table this season

HELEN LANG: Wishes of happiness, good gardening in new year

Now that it is too cold to work outside, it might be a great time to plan what you are going to do on your piece of real estate

HELEN LANG: Christmas means time for giving

Friend's goodwill toward a man on the street stands out to garden columnist Helen Lang

HELEN LANG: Campaign to save trees continues

Columnist sings the virtues of old trees on Oakville Street in Sidney

HELEN LANG: Winter’s arrival means gardening with mittens

If you are going away for a winter holiday perhaps you should not start feeding the birds.

Cared-for plant is set on death

Tibouchina is on its last days despite care from Helen Lang

Trees mean a lot to columnist

Becoming a 'tree hugger' one option for would-be protester

HELEN LANG: Telling blooming good news

Late-flowering plants surprise erstwhile garden columnist

HELEN LANG:Blooming clover brightens way

Still various blooms around as fall sets in on Peninsula

Anticipating winter leads to bulb binge

I have a limited space for pots, which should have deterred me, but unfortunately it didn’t slow me down that much.

Visions of chionodoxa dance

What to do on a day you should just go back to bed

What happened to a dozen?

I’m headed for Vancouver tomorrow, to spend a night with one daughter and then go with her to the airport to meet the youngest in the family who is returning from a month in Australia.

Trim rhodos thoughtfully

Rhodos really need an expert to prune them, but if you do your own, please don’t cut off any fat little buds, they are next year’s flowers.

Get ready for the rain

It’s about time to bring in your house plants.

Let your garden turn blue

Gray skies today. A shock after all that wonderful, hot, late-summer weather

Help with your hydrangeas

Today I’d like to talk about hydrangeas

September? Now we’re in for it

Once we reach September you know we are in for it … it’s fall.

Gardening in the living room

Pots in the bedroom, pots in the hall, some of them big and some of them small.

Pruning comes after blooming

I never really believed that plants could hear what you were saying, although I sometimes whisper “Oh, you are so beautiful,” to my hibiscus, and it continues to flower

Plant winter garden now

Covered veggies will survive, even under snowcover