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Delicious Fruit to Grow this Summer!

It’s satisfying to pick a bowl of fresh berries that you grew yourself. When choosing small fruit plants for your home garden, seek out the varieties best suited to your growing region, and plants that will be productive, vigorous, disease resistant and winter hardy. There are many unique berries and small fruit to add to [...]
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Must-Have Roses for Your Garden

With spring comes the perfect weather to get outdoors and to tend to your garden. Garden centres are bringing in many new plants and bulbs. One of those being roses - a very well-known and sought-after flower. There are so many different types and varieties to choose from! With their enticing aromas and delicate blooms, [...]
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Easy to Grow Perennials for Amazing Colour

Perennials - what are they? Well, plants generally fall into 3 categories: annuals, biennials or perennials. Annuals complete their life cycle (seed to sprout to flower to seed) within one year and need to be planted fresh every year. Biennials need 2 years to complete their life cycle. Perennials are planted once and will come [...]
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Grow Your Daily Dose of Fruit and Veggies

A relaxing way to enjoy the outdoors is to grow your own fruits and vegetables. There is nothing like the taste of homegrown vegetables and fruit from your garden or patio. There is a lot of pride in picking your own berries for a homemade pie or harvesting potatoes for a delicious side dish. This [...]
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How to Attract the Best Garden Guests

You put a lot of time and effort into making your garden spectacular. However there are both welcome and unwelcome visitors which may want to check out your garden. How do you make sure you attract the right critters and insects to your garden? Keeping garden pests away from plants can feel like a full-time [...]
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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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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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Giant Bulbs for the Late Spring Garden - Feature

Giant Bulbs for the Late Spring Garden

The late spring garden transitions towards the full blooms of summer. Include a few of these spring flowering bulbs in your fall planting and your garden will continue to flower on the heels of spring’s prime time bloomers. Often called ‘bridge’ plants, these varieties are gentle, towering giants that offer exceptional beauty and striking border [...]
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Florissa’s Easy Layer Container for Fall 2018 - Feature

Florissa’s Easy Layer Container for Fall 2018

Make the most of small garden spaces and containers. If this is you’re first time planting bulbs, this project is super-easy to do, and it’s often called “Spring Bulb Layering.” Florissa’s draw this week features bulbs that can be planted up in containers in layers. Please continue to read on for the how-to step by [...]
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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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