Lee Valley & Veritas
Gardening Newsletter
  Volume 10, Issue 9 - September 2015  
 
 
Green Heartbreakers
Have you ever had your heart broken? Master gardener Gina Dobrodzicka has. It's been broken repeatedly by handsome brutes with roots, stems, leaves and flowers. If you call yourself a gardener, you have undoubtedly experienced a broken heart. Read more...
 
 
 
Bridging the Seasons with Heaths and Heathers
Bridging the Seasons with
Heaths and Heathers
Few plants can bridge the seasons as colorfully as heaths and heathers. Although there are a few upright species, most are grown as shrubby groundcovers. Many are free flowering and are covered by hundreds of blooms for many weeks, sometimes months. Careful selection of different cultivars can create a succession of colorful foliage and abundant flowers almost year-round. Read more...
 
 
 
Using a Brix Refractometer
Using a Brix Refractometer
Unsure how a Brix refractometer works? So was gardener and blogger Karen Bertelsen
(ww​w.theartofdoingstuff.c​om). She quickly learned, however, what a useful gadget it is. Read more...
 
 
 
What Is It?
What Is It?
This fork-like tool was purchased at an auction in France. Read more...
 
Interesting Read
Interesting Read
The narrow-leaved goldenrod is discussed in this excerpt from Farm Weeds of Canada, originally published in 1906. Read more...
 
Customer Letter
Customer Letter
Customers Elizabeth Grant and Robert Burke share their alternative use for our Floating Row Cover. Read more...
 
From The Garden
From the Garden
Lee Valley employee Suzanne grows roses not just for their beauty, but also for their wonderful scent. See more...
 
Recent Catalog Mailing
Early Fall Catalog
This new catalog is now available for viewing via the Lee Valley Library App or online.
 
Lee Valley Advisory Panel
Join Our Customer Advisory Panel
We would like to invite you to become part of a voluntary advisory panel that will help shape the future of our company. Read More...
 
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  New Arrivals  
 
 
Lever-Action Can Opener   The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook   Vegetable Spiralizer
 
Lever-Action
Can Opener
  The Ultimate
Dehydrator Cookbook
  Vegetable
Spiralizer
 
 
  Lighten Up  
 
 
Lanterna™ 3-Stage Touch Wireless Lamp   LED Infrared Detection Light   Switchless Drawer Light
 
Lanterna™ 3-Stage
Touch Wireless Lamp
  LED Infrared
Detection Light
  Switchless
Drawer Light
 
     
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