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
Get Your Yard Spring Ready with These Seven Simple Steps

Get Your Yard Spring Ready with These Seven Simple Steps

As Spring Fever sets in the to-do list to get your lawn and gardens ready can feel daunting.  We get it.  We love Spring, but the cleaning up process can feel never-ending.  Our Garden Gallery checklist will provide you with some tips to get your property ready for gardening and sunshine.    

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March 24, 2022
Tags: Spring
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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March 16, 2022
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 09, 2022
Tags: Spring