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Giant Bulbs for Late Spring

Uncover the Secret of Spring Garden Giants!   Spring blooms come in all shapes and sizes from the petite snowdrops of early spring to the soaring giants of alliums in late spring.  By adding some late spring bloomers, in your fall plantings, your garden will continue to flower magnificently through spring’s prime time and into [...]
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6 Tulips for Every Garden

Fall is just around the corner, and that means it's time to start thinking about planting your tulip bulbs so that they can bloom brightly in the spring. Tulips are one of the most popular spring blooming flowers for gardens, because they can add lots of color and many have a great spring aroma.   [...]
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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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Inspiration for Container Gardening

Containers are a fantastic location to plant a variety of bulbs and perennials. Whether on your patio, front entrance or balcony, containers large and small can have a gorgeous impact. . To add stunning interest, lilies and dahlias can bring bright punches of colour, bees and butterflies to your containers. Dahlias The best dahlias for [...]
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3 Garden Favourites for 2021

Looking for suggestions on what to plant in your garden this year? Check out the Hosta of the Year, the Perennial of the Year, and our Florissa’s Choice of the Year. Each of these perennials are beautiful low maintenance varieties. Hosta of the Year Every year the American Hosta Growers Association chooses a ‘Hosta of [...]
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5 New Blooms for Your Summer Garden

Spring is coming and so is summer bulb and perennial planting season. It’s time to think about dahlias, peonies, anemones and gladiolus. With so many different varieties, colours, shapes and sizes, you can build a garden suited to your unique taste. Check out the amazing new varieties. Interested in trying some new dahlias? New this […]

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How to Grow Gloxinias

Often gifted at housewarmings, Gloxinias make spectacular houseplants during winter months. However, they will easily make the move from indoors to outdoors in the summer, especially if you start growing the tubers in late February to early March. Gloxinias boast large, velvety leaves and their abundant cup-shaped blossoms in rich hues make for a perfect […]

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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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3 Beautiful Bulbs to Grow Inside This Winter

Bright and beautiful blooms in the midst of a frosty fall or winter is a cheerful sight. As the flowers outside leave us for another season, indoor blooming varieties are a gardener’s delight. There are many popular flowers which can be grown and cared for inside during the colder months. For beginner gardeners, these bulbs [...]
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