Seeing Red

!An arrangement of reds and greens – complementary colours – shows a range of reds: oranges, crimsons, scarlets, burgundies and plums. Plants include Crocosmia ‘Lucifer,’ Pelargonium quercifolium ‘Chocolate-Mint,’ Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Black Knight,’ Geranium, Astilbe, Molucella, Sanguisorba, Pittosporum ‘James Stirling,’ Helenium, Echibeckia, sweet peas and Zinnia ‘State Fair.’  - Christin Geall photo
  • updated Aug 17, 2016 at 4:57 PM

Come August, rubies, reds and crimsons are the stars of the garden border and vase

Senior home survey seeks volunteers

  • posted Aug 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Volunteers to ask seniors about staff, food, privacy, medications and other conditions in residential care

Rental market out of reach for many

  • updated Aug 11, 2016 at 10:05 AM

Low availability, high prices pose daunting rental situation in Oak Bay

True to type

  • updated Aug 3, 2016 at 5:11 PM

Understanding how plant breeding is reflected in plant names

Collector program expanding to 'muscle cars'

  • posted Aug 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Collector plates will be available next year for modified as well as stock cars made between 1958 and 1974

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