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Easy Layer Containers with Florissa

The leaves are changing colour, the air is crisp, and fall bulb planting season is upon us! While fall planting & gardening is a treat, the real reason for fall bulb planting is so that we can enjoy those stunning blooms next spring! You can pick all your favourites, and make your containers completely customized [...]
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New Florissa Fall Planting Favourites!

Tulip 'Uncle Tom' Narcissus 'Gold Disc' Fall is here and it's time to start thinking about planting your spring garden! The leaves are changing colour, pumpkin spice lattes are in full swing, and we can't wait for all the new fall products to hit the garden center shelves! With so many new introductions this year alone [...]
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4 Tips to Get Your Garden Ready for Fall

It's that time of year again, when the leaves start to change colour and we pack up our summer clothes. For many gardeners, fall means preparing for winter by harvesting any remaining vegetables and putting away the gardening tools. If you're looking for some tips on how to get your garden ready for the colder [...]
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3 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is very rewarding and easy to do! With minimal effort, and some time spent in the garden, you can grow a bounty of tasty garlic that can be used for months. Homegrown garlic is a perfect addition to your daily cooking, adding it to your favourite dishes. Garlic bulbs comes in a wide [...]
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Pet Friendly Gardens

Are you looking for pet friendly perennials for your garden? Taking care of your four-legged friends includes protecting them both inside and outside which means creating a safe garden for them to play in. Whether they are exploring, playing catch, or rolling in the grass, we need to make sure we have created a safe [...]
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Companion Plants for Roses

Adding companion plants to your rose garden is a popular and beneficial practice for the health and beauty of your garden. The addition of perennials to your rose garden can bring out the best of your roses, by complimenting their aesthetics, warding off pests and improving the soil. Companion plants create a healthy diversity in [...]
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Patio Perfect Containers

Containers are an easy way to add colourful focal points to a patio, porch, or backyard. You can experiment with large or small containers and a variety of different perennials. With so many to choose from, every container can have its own special flare and design! You can keep your arrangement neat with coordinating colours [...]
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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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