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 01, 2022
Tags: Fall Summer
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
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 18, 2022
Tags: Summer
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
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 27, 2022
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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July 19, 2022
Tags: Summer
Pruning Shrubs & Evergreens

Pruning Shrubs & Evergreens

Pruning is an essential part of gardening. Correctly pruned trees, shrubs and evergreens will be superior in appearance, vigour and in flowering to neglected plants.

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July 14, 2022
Tags: Summer
Plant a Drought Tolerant Garden

Plant a Drought Tolerant Garden

Beautiful gardens are designed to be enjoyed. However, sometimes it can feel like the maintenance, watering, pruning, and fertilizing, leaves little time to simply sit back and smell the flowers. One simple way to reduce the amount of maintenance is to choose a well-drained area in your property to plant a drought tolerant garden. These low maintenance gardens are ideal for cottages, large properties, and for gardeners who want to cut back on the amount of water they use in the summer.

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July 07, 2022
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 28, 2022
Tags: 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
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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June 09, 2022
Tags: Summer