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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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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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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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