Enjoy gardening articles and photographs about northern gardens, wildlife, and public gardens in Canada and abroad through Cookie Buxton's What's New blog listings.
Special garden guests include pets, bees, butterflies, and birds, and a host of other friendly creatures.
For those who no longer actively keep a garden, or who want to extend their creativity to other areas, constructing a miniature garden might be the right spare time hobby.
The world is full of gorgeous gardens - starting with those near you. Whether you are an armchair traveller or planning a future trip, the Blog for Spare Time Gardeners shares ideas for your list.