How to work with, not against, extreme weather in your garden: Urban Growth

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By Mark and Ben Cullen, the Toronto Star, February 8, 2019

The weather, it’s a-changin’. And it’s due to climate change — which is not news to almost anyone.

Our globe’s long-term warming trend is reshaping how we garden, like it or not. While we do not like the overall trend, and support measures to curb this change, we also accept that there is a certain level of warming which is at this point locked in.

(...)“While the trend is warming, along with that we also get more extreme weather,” Kavanagh said. “We don’t escape the wild swings that have given us some of the coldest weather. But there are still some new opportunities for plant species.”

 

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