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Colour Trends – Add Pantone Colours to Your Garden

Entering a new year, it is time to bring stability and energy into our lives. This year’s pantone colours, Ultimate Grey and Illuminating Yellow give us the strong foundation we need paired with light and optimism to brighten our world. So, let’s plant some yellow and grey flowering bulbs, roses and perennials!. Illuminating Yellow To [...]
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New for Spring 2019

Florissa’s Choice: Antique Copper A vintage combination of breathtaking ball dahlias in warm coppery apricot and deep garnet red tones is just what you need to usher in the gardening season. Antique Copper is Florissa’s must-have Choice for 2019.  This Colourful Companion features 10 cm (4”) blooms, atop strong stems which will give you outstanding [...]
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Amaryllis After Care

Bring back their magnificent blooms again and again! Amaryllis are long-lived, one bulb can bloom for up to 20 years if cared for properly. And each year, the bulb gets bigger, producing more flower stems. Here are some easy steps to encourage next season’s blooms: Trim faded blooms away from the top of the stem. [...]
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Deer & Squirrel Resistant Bulbs – What’s New from Florissa

Deer can visit the garden any time of year, but they find the fresh tender shoots in early spring so tempting. Thankfully, Canadian gardeners have a great selection of spring flowering bulbs that deer naturally turn away from – especially Narcissus and Allium. These are two essentials in the deer resistant spring garden, and Florissa […]

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Fresh & Full of Flavour Salads

By now I hope you are enjoying the great smoothies using some new ingredients. Now I’m diving into the healthy side of your meal – salads! Once again I’m featuring some of the less common vegetables and fruits that you can find in Florissa retailers this year. What a great opportunity for some variety in […]

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