Team Work

by Bev Wagar Knotweed’s ruthlessness calls for a special kind of response from Hort Court. I wrote “Team Work” in early 2022, after a long break from the Hort Court series. No longer constrained by word counts (The Point is now digital only and I no longer contribute a gardening column), this one is much READ MORE

Racketeer

by Bev Wagar Ditch Lily’s racket lands him in court–again. Will a backroom deal and two pretty gals save him this time? “Racketeer” is sixth in my “Hort Court” series. These stories were originally printed in The Point (the community newspaper of the Crown Point neighbourhood in East Hamilton, Ontario) in my regular gardening column READ MORE

The Amnesia Defense

by Bev Wagar Vinca cannot remember how he ended up in the forest. Or can he? “The Amnesia Defense” is fifth in my Hort Court series. These stories were originally printed in The Point (the community newspaper of the Crown Point neighbourhood in East Hamilton, Ontario) in my regular gardening column “Lovin’ Your Garden.” Periwinkle READ MORE

A Public Nuisance

by Bev Wagar Goldenrod beats his chest but will he beat the charge? “A Public Nuisance” is fourth in my Hort Court series. These stories were originally printed in The Point (the community newspaper of the Crown Point neighbourhood in East Hamilton, Ontario) in my regular gardening column “Lovin’ Your Garden.” It had to happen READ MORE

Fraud!

by Bev Wagar Rose of Sharon turns on the charm–but who is she fooling? “Fraud!” is third in the Hort Court series. These little stories were originally printed in The Point (the community newspaper of the Crown Point neighbourhood in East Hamilton, Ontario) in my regular gardening column “Lovin’ Your Garden.” Not since the famous READ MORE

Murder!

by Bev Wagar Ailanthus faces the most serious of charges. “Murder!” is second of my Hort Court stories. These little pieces were originally printed in The Point (the community newspaper of the Crown Point neighbourhood in East Hamilton, Ontario) in my regular gardening column “Lovin’ Your Garden.” With a murder charge on the docket, security READ MORE

Hosta on Trial

by Bev Wagar Does Hosta get the justice she deserves? You be the judge. “Hosta on Trial” is the first Hort Court story I wrote. These little pieces were originally printed in The Point (the community newspaper of the Crown Point neighbourhood in East Hamilton, Ontario) in my regular gardening column “Lovin’ Your Garden.” ÔÇťOrder! READ MORE