Friday, June 25, 2010

This Sunday on The Weekend Gardener!

I'm really looking forward to this Sunday's show, as there are some great guests that will be joining me.. Jean Snow from Lake City Farm ( in Dartmouth will be in-studio to talk about their unique urban farm and SPIN farming..

Then, John and Lee Dickie from The Briar Patch Nursery ( will share some of their favourite ornamental shrubs, trees and perennials.. as well, we'll be taking your questions throughout the show!

Finally, the founding editor of Canadian Gardening magazine, the host of Canadian Gardening television and the author of numerous books, Liz Primeau will join me for a great gardening gab! Her bestselling book, Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass has been revised and updated and we'll have 2 copies to give away! Plus, she'll give us a preview on her next book (hint - think garlic!)! Liz is so knowledgeable and so much fun, so I'm really looking forward to chatting with her.. I hope you'll tune in!

Sunday 11 to 1 pm on News 95.7 FM in Halifax, News 88.9 FM in Saint John, News 91.9 FM in Moncton or listen live online at

Happy Gardening!


  1. Great line up Niki. Some of my favourite people. I'll be listening on Sunday. Glad you are feeling better.

  2. I hope the show will turn out nice... have a great weekend. ~bangchik

  3. Oh...Liz Primeau!!! and SPIN farming..have read so much about it...fantastic lineup!! Some of our most cherished plants came from the Briar Patch Nursery in Nova Scotia's valley region trucked along the highway to the South Shore...including Constellation Dogwood (Cornus x ‘Rutcan'). "A street tree in Philadelphia" he said...should grow here! That was nine years ago and Yes!! it does and blooms and thrives. I have never seen it anywhere else and if the owners had not been so adventuresome, we wouldn't be loving it today.

  4. Thanks for the comments everyone! I'm excited about the guests too.. it should be a fun show..

    Brenda - your dogwood sounds lovely! when does it bloom.. tempting! :)


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