Shari Morash

Shari Morash

Avant Gardner columnist Shari Morash  is a gardening enthusiast and an accredited designer.  Shari has moved outside the Territory but her advice and tips have kept our gardens growing even today

Ask any parent, and they will tell you that the worst of all tragedies – the absolute worst – is to experience the death of their child. It happened to a member of our What's Up Yukon family last year. Shari and Scott Morash lost their son on the more

Jul 15, 2010 12:00 AM Making A Difference!

I have discovered that gardening is more than a past-time; it's a way of life. For me, gardening is both therapeutic and inspirational. There is something that relaxes and rejuvenates the soul which stems from the planting, nurturing and... more

Sep 23, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden


Issue: 2010-09-16

Now is the perfect time of year to finish up summer landscape projects, prepare garden beds for the winter as well as plan for next year's garden. more

Sep 16, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Just like people, plants thrive when in the right company. Camaraderie in the garden is something one might not necessarily think of, however the benefits of putting plants together in the right relationship is quite notable and interesting... more

Sep 2, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden


Issue: 2010-07-29

Everyone loves the tranquil calming nature of an outdoor water feature. Whether it be the splash of a water fountain or the soothing serenity of a pond, a water feature in a garden creates an interesting focal to any landscape. more

Jul 29, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

By becoming active in your garden, you have the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors while feeling good about yourself and your garden. Gardening is a wonderful way to work all of the major muscle groups and even lose a few pounds... more

Jun 3, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

Most gardeners await the spring season with the greatest of anticipation. We watch patiently for those first bulbs and perennials to spring forth into our gardens. As the last of the snow melts and the days become longer, we know that soon we will... more

May 6, 2010 12:00 AM Farm - Garden

The revered holiday poinsettia is among the most-beautiful and significant flowering plants of the holiday season. Also known as the Christmas star or Christmas Flower, the poinsettia has history rich with tradition and meaning. more

Dec 24, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas


Issue: 2009-12-17

The Norfolk Island pine is a popular and spirited plant that has adapted to many indoor living spaces. Enjoyed for its close similarity to an outdoor evergreen tree, the Norfolk Island pine vastly resembles the spirited Christmas tree. more

Dec 17, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Christmas