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Garden Accents: Anemones - Feature

Garden Accents: Anemones

Charming Anemones are easy to grow and once you do, you’ll discover they’re a fantastic addition to your garden. Gorgeous all on their own or arrange them among other flowers in a spring bouquet and they add a finishing touch. Once you’re acquainted, you’ll want to plant more and more of them. Commonly known as [...]
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Fall 2018: Deer Resistant Bulbs - Feature

Fall 2018: Deer Resistant Bulbs

Signs of deer nipping at tender plants in the garden can tug at the heartstrings. It can also inspire gardeners to plant for deer resistance as well as beauty. Deer naturally avoid what they find distasteful and Florissa offers the best selection of deer resistant bulbs. Check out this Fall’s NEW deer resistant varieties – [...]
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Time to Plant Garlic - Feature

Time to Plant Garlic

Fresh, firm and plump, growing garlic at home is easy and rewarding. Just follow these simple steps for fall planting and next spring, when you see garlic sprouts pushing up through the soil you’ll know that you’ve got a jump start on a gourmet harvest. When Garlic is best planted in the fall and allowed [...]
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Hyacinths - Spring is in the Air - Feature

Hyacinths: Spring is in the Air

Ever watch a hyacinth come into bloom? Each floret, held close to the main stalk, unfolds one by one taking on colour, until the many flowers become one delightful floral stem. Just a hint of their intoxicating sweet fragrance lets you know that spring’s in the air. Hyacinths originate from a highly fragrant, wild blue [...]
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Fundraising Just Got Way Easier- Feature

Fundraising Just Got Way Easier …

Florissa Fundraisers have been helping people support the causes they believe in for over 20 years, and we’re excited to announce we’re taking our fundraising programs online. With our new web-based fundraising platform you can say goodbye to paper brochures, money handling, and master order forms. We build each fundraising group their own mini “shoppable” [...]
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Feed the Pollinators - Feature

Spring Flowering & Pollinator Friendly Bulbs

Support pollinators next spring by planting ‘Feed the Pollinators’ collections this fall. Florissa’s introduction of two new special collections offer a spring season’s worth of blooms to boost the nectar rich food sources for pollinators while enhancing the beauty of your garden. In early to mid-spring, from the moment they awaken, pollinators are foraging for [...]
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New for Fall 2018 - Florissa's Choice - Feature

New for Fall 2018 – Florissa’s Choice

COMING SOON to a local garden centre near you! Check out these Fall 2018 Attractions! It’s never too early to start planning your spring garden, especially when Florissa makes it easy with the introduction of these spectacular new Colourful Companions. Leave the guesswork behind, Colourful Companions combine varieties that are complimentary in colour, height, and [...]
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Heat and Drought Tolerant Perennials - Feature

Heat & Drought Tolerant Perennials

More and more, gardeners are becoming interested in heat and drought tolerant perennials, especially as we experience sizzling hot, dry weather across Canada. It makes good sense to choose plants appropriate for our landscape conditions and gardening regions, conserving resources and saving time and money. A period of drought can last a few days, weeks, [...]
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Tips for Digging Potatoes - Feature

Tips for Digging Potatoes

Growing potatoes for the first time? Wondering when to dig them up? The answer may depend on whether you’re growing potatoes to enjoy with a summer meal or for long term winter storage. Here are our tips for digging potatoes. New potatoes are intentionally harvested early for their smaller size and tender skins. Any variety [...]
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