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Spring Autumm leAves Just because it’s fall, don’t let the sun catch you crying. think spring. Plant your garden for April and may now. The days are getting shorter and leaves are turning to autumn colours. Gardeners know this is the time of year to think about next spring. Planting tulip, daffodil and other spring-blooming flower bulbs now will brighten the post-winter landscape. One does not have to be a master gardener to have a colourful spring garden. These glorious flowers are easy to grow. That’s probably why they’re so readily available now at garden centres, home centres, supermarkets and hardware stories, plus, of course, mail-order gardening firms. The Netherlands Flower Bulb Information Centre has the following advice for planting bulbs. dreams Choose a sunny spot Most bulbs like to be planted in full sun, though some will tolerate partial shade.When choosing a planting site, remember that when the bulbs bloom in spring, especially early blooming bulbs, the leaves of deciduous trees won’t yet have their full complement of leaves. You may have more choice planting sites than you think. Plant bulbs in soil that drains well Soggy soil can rot bulbs. Avoid planting bulbs in places where water collects, such as the base of hills or hollows. When preparing the planting site, be sure to work the soil well and mix in organic compounds such as compost continued on PAge 24 ew NFurniture Gallery Serving the Nor Classics NOW you don’t have to go to Toronto 135 Durham Street (across from the YMCA) W W W. R OY S F U R N I T U R E . C O M Fall 2007 Sudbury Living See it first at Roy’s Furniture Gallery. 21 http://WWW.ROYSFURNITURE.COM http://www.janoystrick.com http://www.janoystrick.com http://WWW.ROYSFURNITURE.COM

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