The Joy of Perennials

The Joy of Perennials

A perennial is a herbaceous (soft and fleshy) plant that thrives for three or more years. Perennials come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colours and can bloom from early April until late October. For these reasons, they are fast becoming more popular. Perennials are one of the easiest plants to grow. Sun or shade, clay or loam, there is a perennial for almost all of your garden needs.

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August 24, 2022
Tips for Arrangements

Tips for Arrangements

Check out these helpful tips and tricks to ensure you get the most out of your fresh floral arrangement!

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August 11, 2022
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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August 03, 2022
Tags: Spring Summer
Perennials for Shade

Perennials for Shade

One of the most common problems with shade in the garden, is the lack of it!

In a new home, in a new subdivision, where can you grow lush leafy ferns, Astilbes and Hosta? There are so many plants that actually like shade! If you can create a garden in the shaded north side of your home, then you can enjoy a broad range of plants that thrive in shade.

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June 14, 2022
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 31, 2022
Tags: Spring 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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May 19, 2022
Tags: Spring Summer
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 11, 2022
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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May 04, 2022
Tags: Spring
Roses – Types and Pruning

Roses – Types and Pruning

 Roses need full sun, at least six hours per day. Rose Types: Hybrid Tea – Large, many petalled, single or double flowers, usually alone and occasionally in clusters of three to five.

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April 28, 2022
Tags: Spring Summer
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 19, 2022
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 12, 2022
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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April 07, 2022
Tags: Spring