Container Gardening Simplified

Container Gardening Simplified

Container gardens are a great way to dress up a patio or doorway. But it’s so much more than that. These miniature gardens are an opportunity to experiment with gardening trends, explore new flowers, or simply showcase a few favourites.

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May 06, 2021
Tags: Spring Summer
Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

It’s time to celebrate Mom! Why not make this year a little extra special by discovering moments to surprise and delight her. It is about filling the day with smiles, laughter, and love, because this day is all about Mom.

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April 29, 2021
Tags: Spring
Home Grown: Cold Hardy Crops

Home Grown: Cold Hardy Crops

It’s time to get growing! If you’re like us, that sunshine and warm spring weather make us a little antsy to get outdoors and begin planting. Although it’s still too early for annuals and most vegetables, there are a few crops that prefer cooler temperatures.

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April 22, 2021
Tags: Spring
Planting a Vegetable Garden

Planting a Vegetable Garden

First, make a list of all the vegetables your family enjoys (there is no use growing a vegetable if it won’t get eaten). Then, put a number beside each variety indicating the number of plants required to feed you and your family.

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April 15, 2021
Tags: Spring
It’s Time for a Spring Lawn Check-Up

It’s Time for a Spring Lawn Check-Up

As the snow melts away, you may be surprised to find that your once, lush green lawn is less vibrant. The accumulative effect of salt, snow, wind, and frosty weather can cause damage to both the roots and tips of your grass. But that’s not all, winter may have been hiding some unexpected surprises, including mould and root damage from voles.

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April 01, 2021
Tags: Spring
Five Spring Tips to Dress up your Doorway

Five Spring Tips to Dress up your Doorway

Our front door and entranceway is the space that welcomes and invites us into our home. It is an opportunity to express a bit of our personality as we change up our outdoor décor to match the evolving seasons.

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March 25, 2021
Tags: Spring
First Day of Spring

First Day of Spring

March 20th marks the first day of spring. This hopeful season is full of growth and new possibilities. It is a time to explore activities, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy a little bit of sunshine.

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March 18, 2021
Tags: Spring
Spring Bulbs

Spring Bulbs

Bulbs can be used in nearly any garden or patio setting, giving you flowers, fragrance and brilliant colour with just a little effort. You will be amazed at what will grow from these little brown bulbs.

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March 11, 2021
Tags: Spring
How to Make Fresh Flowers Look Their Best

How to Make Fresh Flowers Look Their Best

Want to keep your blooms lasting longer? Follow a few of these simple cut flower care ideas and you will keep your blooms vibrant and long lasting.

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February 03, 2021
Ready for seed starting?

Ready for seed starting?

Starting seeds indoors is a great (and inexpensive) way to fill your garden. It gives you a great opportunity to try new and different varieties of plants, as well as experiment with planting times. 

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January 27, 2021
Tropical Foliage Plants

Tropical Foliage Plants

Foliage Plants are like adding a breath of fresh air to a room and in fact that is exactly what they do increase the amount of oxygen in a room. They are also very attractive, decorative and functional, as well as being relatively easy to care for.

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January 06, 2021