Keep Your Garden Hydrated

Keep Your Garden Hydrated

Summer is the peak growing time for gardens. However, sunshine and heat can make it tricky for your plants to stay hydrated. This summer, avoid wilted and dying plants by creating an environment that will help you use water more efficiently.

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July 28, 2021
Tags: Summer
Get Ready for Harvest

Get Ready for Harvest

One of the most exciting parts of growing a vegetable garden is harvesting. Regular harvesting will not only bring fresh produce to your table but will actually keep the plants healthier. However, sometimes it can be tricky knowing when your freshly grown produce is ready to be picked. Sunshine, warm weather, and rain can all impact when your crops are ready to be harvested. 

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July 22, 2021
Tags: Summer
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Butterflies are an extremely helpful part of our ecosystem, and promoting a healthy environment for them is a very important step in protecting butterfly populations. Below is a list of plants – along with helpful tips from our experts – to entice butterflies to visit your garden.

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July 14, 2021
Tags: Summer
Attracting Hummingbirds to your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to your Garden

When it comes to pollinators, there is nothing more fascinating than the hummingbird. This tiny creature flits through spaces quickly and is gone in the blink of an eye. Attracting these stunning species to your home may feel like a bit of a mystery. These little birds are seeking a specific environment which thankfully is simple to replicate.

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July 07, 2021
Tags: Summer
Tips for this Strawberry Season

Tips for this Strawberry Season

Ah, the beginning of summer: sunshine, relaxing days on the patio, and strawberries.  Whether you like them on top of cereal, salads, or ice-cream-these bright red berries are sure to put a smile on your face.

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June 29, 2021
Tags: Summer
Celebrate Canada Day in Your Garden

Celebrate Canada Day in Your Garden

Canada Day is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors. This year, why not make the nation’s celebration memorable by making your outdoor living space a tribute to Canada.

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June 23, 2021
Tags: Summer
5 Plants to Deter Mosquitos

5 Plants to Deter Mosquitos

If you’re familiar with mosquito repellant, or a product called the citronella candle, you may have heard of citronella grass! This lemon scented plant is a popular one, making it one of the most common used in natural repellants. Sitting near citronella grass is often said to be enough to protect you from mosquitos.

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June 17, 2021
Tags: Summer
Backyard WOW!

Backyard WOW!

Do you love your outdoor space? We spend a lot of time making our lawns and gardens exactly the way that we want them. However, when all that hard work is done, you need a space to sit back and enjoy it. We eat, lounge, socialize and even work in these spaces, but the design is often left as an afterthought. It’s time to rethink the patio and discover how a few accessories can transform your space into an extension of your home!

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June 10, 2021
Tags: Summer
Feed Your Plants

Feed Your Plants

Do you want to know the secret of healthy plants? It’s simple. All plants need three things to grow well: sunlight, water, and nutrients. Each of these items work together to help your plants grow healthy and strong.

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June 02, 2021
Tags: Spring Summer
The Secret to Successful Shade Loving Gardens

The Secret to Successful Shade Loving Gardens

Shade gardens offer a place of refuge during those hot summer days. These spaces naturally attract plants in cooler tones (think blue, purple, and green) creating a space that is designed for relaxation. The secret to success is choosing the perennials, evergreens, and annuals that thrive in these lower-light spaces.

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May 27, 2021
Tags: Spring Summer
Create a Tropical Paradise

Create a Tropical Paradise

Creating that resort experience at home is easy with our stunning variety of tropical plants. From bougainvillea to the Majesty Palm, the distinctive leaves and brilliant blooms make it easy to mimic the look of your favourite getaway.

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May 20, 2021
Tags: Spring Summer
Plant a Hot Pepper Garden

Plant a Hot Pepper Garden

Want to bring on the heat this summer? We have a range of hot peppers to satisfy your inner daredevil! Be adventurous, try growing a pepper you’ve never had before.

Not only do they spice up dishes, they are also packed with vitamin D, vitamin C, potassium, fiber and beta-carotene.

May 12, 2021
Tags: Summer