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Vertical Gardening

Go Vertical! Looking for new ideas for your garden? Curious about alternatives on where and how to grow plants? Vertical gardening is a popular trend in the world of gardening. The ability to add creativity, design, form and function into a garden space, it’s not hard to see why this method is rising in popularity. [...]
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Extra Time on Your Hands?

Spring Has Arrived! Spend some extra time outdoors! With the arrival of spring, enjoy some solitude and soak up the sunshine that graces our gardens. Now is the perfect time to relax and unwind in the company of crisp spring air and sprouting garden friends. Grab a jacket, a warm cup of tea or coffee, [...]
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Spring 2020 Draw!

Spring is Almost Here! The days are getting longer, spring flowers are emerging from the soil, and now is the time to start thinking about your summer garden. What do you have in mind? Maybe some dazzling dahlias, luscious lilies, precious peonies or gorgeous gladiolus! Whatever kind of garden you have in mind, Florissa is [...]
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2020’s Pick for Hosta and Perennial of the Year!

Looking for Something New for Your Garden? Every year two outstanding perennials are showcased in the world of horticulture. This year, Hosta ‘Dancing Queen’ wins the title of Hosta of the Year, and Aralia ‘Sun King’ is honored with the award of Perennial of the Year. These two varieties are exceedingly worthy of these accolades. [...]
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New Summer Blooms!

New for Your Garden Exciting new varieties from Florissa coming soon to a garden centre near you! We have beautiful new Colourful Companions that pair complementary with varieties in your garden. In addition, we have a gorgeous range of dahlias, lilies, and also fruit! Experience amazing blooms from summer through fall. 'Summer Fiesta' ‘Summer Fiesta’ [...]
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Classic Blue and Your Garden

Classic Blue: Pantone Colour of the Year ‘Classic Blue’ is the Pantone 2020 Colour of the Year. Everything from fashion, home, design and yes, gardening are influenced by Classic Blue this year. This blue is said to be representative of the sky at dusk. A sky that anticipates the day ahead, and all the wonders [...]
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And the Winners Are…

The Fall Draw Has Come to an End! Thank you to all the gardeners who entered the draw. It was a fun event, and very exciting to see how many people were involved all across Canada! Our main prize of a $1000 gift certificate to their local garden centre was won by Kathleen Z. from [...]
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Christmas is Coming!

Perfect Gift Ideas The Christmas season is coming soon! Bright lights, cold weather, shortbread cookies, holiday festivities, and family gatherings are fast approaching. Lists are being made and checked twice. Do you want some help with your Christmas list? We can help! Florissa has a great selection of holiday gift kits that delight and amaze. [...]
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Fall Draw: Win a $1000 Gift Card!

Welcome to Fall! The summer warmth has gone away. The crisp fall is upon us, and it is time to bring out the jackets once again.  A fresh new gardening season is before us. This fall season gives us the idea of the wonders and anticipation of what might we see pop up through the [...]
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New for Fall 2019

New for Fall 2019 Now available at a local garden center near you are a wide variety of dazzling new Florissa fall bulbs. Check out our new fall 2019 attractions! Add some of Florissa’s new spectacular Colourful Companions for show stopping spring gardens. We select varieties that are complimentary in colour, height and blooming times [...]
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