Is your Garden Ready for Fall?

Is your Garden Ready for Fall?

The tail end of summer is one of the busiest seasons in the garden. The slightly cooler weather gives the plants a burst of energy, with beautiful summer blooms, a bounty of vegetables, and unfortunately, weeds. It is also the ideal time for planting fall perennials, spring bulbs, and get your garden ready for the cooler weather.

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September 16, 2021
Tags: Fall Summer
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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August 25, 2021
Perennials in Bloom: Month by Month

Perennials in Bloom: Month by Month

Not sure when your favourite Perennial will flower? Check out this handy guide below!

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August 18, 2021
No-Fuss Grass: The Beauty of Ornamentals

No-Fuss Grass: The Beauty of Ornamentals

Are you looking for a drought tolerant, fuss-free solution for your gardens? Then ornamental grasses may be the perfect perennial for your landscape. Dramatic in appearance and easy to care for, ornamental grasses are the ideal addition to almost any garden. These perennials add height and texture with their unique variegated leaves and plume-like blooms.

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August 11, 2021
Tags: Summer
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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August 05, 2021
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