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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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3 Steps to Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is rewarding and easy! With minimal effort, you can grow a bounty of tasty garlic that can be used for months. Homegrown garlic is a perfect addition to your favorite recipes. Garlic comes in a wide variety of sizes and flavours. Types of garlic range from ‘Regular White’ to the purple-striped spicy ‘Russian [...]
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Why Pollinator Gardens are Important, and How to Build One

Why Should I Welcome Pollinators into My Garden? Is it important to attract bees and butterflies into your garden? By welcoming bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, you are paying attention to the overall health and strength of your garden. Bees pollinate as they go from flower to flower. While visiting flowers in your garden, bees [...]
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Planting the Best Fall Flowering and Early Spring Garden

What Should I Plant in the Fall? There are many spring blooms such as daffodils and tulips, beautiful lilies and dahlias flower in the summer. But what about fall and in early spring when the ground is only beginning to thaw? There are bulbs you can plant in the fall to extend the blooming period [...]
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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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