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Get bitten by the Shasta daisy love bug


									Page 14 – July 11, 2012 – The SCOPE

Get bitten by the Shasta daisy love bug
                                           enough to have been brought                                                                                           the clumps every couple of            Cream’. Standing at 40 cm
                                           to this county from Europe as                                                                                         years or so to keep the plant         high, it has lemon yellow
                                           an ornamental garden plant.                                                                                           vigorous, or allow it to self         petals with a darker yellow
                                           From them, a cultivar was                                                                                             seed in the garden.                   button eye. This is certainly
                                           derived producing the Shasta                                                                                              The Shasta daisy is the of-       worth searching out and
                                           daisy (Leucanthemum x su-                                                                                             ficial flower of Innisfil, and if     adding to the garden.
                                           perbum) in single, semi-dou-                                                                                          you wanted to add some to                Tall varieties of shastas
                                           ble and double flowered                                                                                               your garden, there are many           can be cut or pinched back in
      By Judith Rogers                     forms. Singles tend to be                                                                                             selections. These range from          late May, resulting in shorter
   He loves me, he loves me                hardier.                                                                                                              ‘Snowcap’, which is a com-            stems and a bloom time of a
not.                                           Shasta is a native word                                                                                           pact 30 centimetre high, to the       week or so later. Some good
   Most young girls have                   meaning ‘white’ and they are                                                                                          120 centimetre high ‘Silver           neighbours to grow with
plucked the petals off daisies             very similar in appearance to                                                                                         Spoons’ that usually require          daisies are yarrow, tall se-
one by one, hoping to dis-                 the ox-eye, but with a larger                                                                                         staking, unless you grow              dums and echinacea.
cover if their beau truly loves            head and are not usually as                                                                                           medium height plants in front            Shasta daisies will last up
them. Wild ox-eye daisies,                 invasive. They can, however,                                                                                          that will hold them up.               to 10 days in a flower
usually the accomplice in de-              if left to seed at will, revert                                                                                           ‘Thomas Killin’ is a semi-        arrangement, and since they
ciding his secret fate are                 back to the ancestral trait of                                                        Photo by Judith Rogers          double with creamy yellow             are such a cheerful addition
found growing in the poor                  being invasive.                             A Shasta daisy.                                                           centres that is 60 to 90 cm           to any colour scheme, try a
soil along roadsides or danc-                  A great flower for sunny                They bloom in June and July,           cut them back to the basal fo-     tall, and the well known              vase of them alone. For those
ing upon the breeze in open                borders, Shasta daisies will                and deadheading the spent              liage, which will stay green       ‘Alaska’ has the classic sin-         who have not tried the petal
fields. They are considered                grow in any soil, tolerate                  flowers to the lateral buds            over winter.                       gle blooms at 60 cm tall.             plucking, this could be the
an invasive, noxious weed by               drought and are rarely both-                will prolong the bloom time.              This is one perennial that          A recent introduction is          entertainment at your next
some, but were treasured                   ered by pests, including deer.              After flowering is complete,           can be short lived, so divide      the      delicious    ‘Banana         barbecue!

SON: About $12,000 raised for memorial                                                                                                                                                                   LSRCA looking
                                                                                                                                                                                                         for watershed
    Continued from FRONT                   head."                                       showed up for his birthday                                                                                           heroes
    None of the allegations                   The fundraising efforts for               celebration. They've walked                                                                                        Do you know somebody
have been proven in court.                 the memorial began quickly                   this journey of a lot of hurt                                                                                   whose efforts helps to re-
    "We just went through the              after Lush's passing. Spear-                 and pain.                                                                                                       store and protect Lake Sim-
preliminary hearing, and it's              headed by friends, the initia-                  “The church allowed us to                                                                                    coe? Nominate your hero.
unbelievable," said Antle.                 tive raised about $12,000,                   take the plots — normally,                                                                                      The Lake Simcoe Region
"Hearing the details of what               says Antle.                                  you have to be a member.                                                                                        Conservation Authority is
happened to my boy's body,                    "A lot of his friends put                 They allowed us to buy the                                                                                      now accepting nominations
and (the attempts) to save his             out boxes around the com-                    two plots; whoever goes first,                                                                                  for the annual awards that
life, it's pretty violent.                 munity, and people just                      myself or his dad, will get the                                                                                 recognize groups and indi-
    “You can always surmise,               gave," she said. "We really                  other one. He certainly                                                                                         viduals who work to im-
but when you hear the de-                  want to say 'thank you' to the               would have wanted to be in                                                                                      prove the environment
tails, the wounds were a lot               community, for being there                   that area."                                                                                                     around the lake.
worse than what ... we were                financially, and with their                     The unveiling begins at 11                             Photo courtesy of Facebook                               Forms and criteria are
told from the beginning. It's              love and support. It's been a                a.m., and everyone is invited This bull tattoo design will be included on Troy Lush’s                           available      online    at
forever ingrained in my                    rough journey. His friends                   to attend.                      headstone.                                                            

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