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GARDEN: GROW — Go-To Grandma with Kathy Buckworth

By Diane Amato

Published October 13, 2023 • 2 Min Read

This episode of Go-To Grandma is inspired by beauty and comfort — of outdoor gardens, indoor flowers and long-term plans. Host Kathy Buckworth welcomes gardening expert, landscape designer and best-selling author Carson Arthur to the show to discuss gardening tips and trends. Arthur shares how winter maintenance can pay off in blooms come spring, reveals interesting generational trends in gardening and offers ways to encourage the health of indoor plants.

Kathy Buckworth

Next, Jen Reynolds, Editor-in-Chief of Harrowsmith magazine, joins Kathy to discuss how to bring flowers into homes sustainably. She offers tips for making better environmental choices, including supporting local growers, avoiding green flower foam and saying no to plastic wrapping. Don’t miss her unique ideas for bringing natural beauty into your home!

Be sure to check out Take 5 With RBC at the 19:00 mark, when Leanne Kaufman, president and CEO of RBC Royal Trust, talks about the importance of having a Will in place. Citing a recent survey by RBC Royal Trust, Kaufman shares that 70 percent of young people aged 18-34 don’t have a Will, and 66 percent of those aged 35-55 don’t have an estate plan in place. Busting myths around minimum age and minimum assets, Kaufman emphasizes how everybody, regardless of circumstances, should have a Will.

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