Mike Lascelle

Holiday decorating with poinsettias

Mike Lascelle is a nursery manager in Pitt Meadows and a gardening author

Harvesting and cleaning mason bees

Mike Lascelle is a local nursery manager and gardening author

New and nearly new hellebores

Column about Mike Lascelle's favourite winter-flowering perennials.

Bulletproof list for autumn colour

Mike Lascelle is a local nursery manager and gardening author

Time is now for cool-season bedding

Now that fall has finally arrived, it’s time for the annual retirement…

Celebrating the arrival of autumn

I know it might seem a little early, but the spring bulbs have already arrived at your local garden centre.

Ornamental grasses about our town

Mike Lascelle is a local nursery manager and gardening author

Winning plant colour combinations

A garden column by Mike Lascelle

Serving up some summer heather

Garden column by Mike Lascelle

The little red dress of garden design

Add colour to your garden

Good for garden, good for your soul

Part 1: Do onto othersIf you’ve ever had someone close to you…

Planting tasty tomatoes with Erwin

The simple act of planting a tomato is something that many of…

Gardening instills sense of nurture

The little girl in the middle photo is my youngest daughter, Madeleine,…

About the environment, food, trees

“So bleak is the picture ... that the bulldozer and not the…

Enter Osmia lignaria, the blue mason bee

“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would…

Bedding plants for the cool season

I know it’s difficult to get out in the garden this time…

Gardening for the birds, feeding them

If gardening helps us get in touch with nature, then feeding the…

Clear case of mistaken plant identity

It was a classic case of mistaken identity.To be fair to myself…