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Welcome to Spring! The warming sun feels good, the trees and shrubs are budding, young and tender green shoots are poking up through the soil. A fresh new gardening season is before us. Are you thinking about all the things you want to do with your outdoor living spaces? This spring give yourself the opportunity [...]
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Living Coral in the Garden

Living Coral: Pantone Colour of 2019 ‘Living Coral’ is the ‘Colour of the Year’ from Pantone for 2019. Fashion and home furnishings are sure to be influenced by this energizing shade and a wonderful place to incorporate this gorgeous colour is in your garden. Vibrant yet mellow with golden undertones, ‘Living Coral’ is a shade [...]
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New for Spring 2019

Florissa’s Choice: Antique Copper A vintage combination of breathtaking ball dahlias in warm coppery apricot and deep garnet red tones is just what you need to usher in the gardening season. Antique Copper is Florissa’s must-have Choice for 2019.  This Colourful Companion features 10 cm (4”) blooms, atop strong stems which will give you outstanding [...]
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Hyacinths - Spring is in the Air - Feature

Hyacinths: Spring is in the Air

Ever watch a hyacinth come into bloom? Each floret, held close to the main stalk, unfolds one by one taking on colour, until the many flowers become one delightful floral stem. Just a hint of their intoxicating sweet fragrance lets you know that spring’s in the air. Hyacinths originate from a highly fragrant, wild blue [...]
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Heat and Drought Tolerant Perennials - Feature

Heat & Drought Tolerant Perennials

More and more, gardeners are becoming interested in heat and drought tolerant perennials, especially as we experience sizzling hot, dry weather across Canada. It makes good sense to choose plants appropriate for our landscape conditions and gardening regions, conserving resources and saving time and money. A period of drought can last a few days, weeks, [...]
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Tips for Digging Potatoes - Feature

Tips for Digging Potatoes

Growing potatoes for the first time? Wondering when to dig them up? The answer may depend on whether you’re growing potatoes to enjoy with a summer meal or for long term winter storage. Here are our tips for digging potatoes. New potatoes are intentionally harvested early for their smaller size and tender skins. Any variety [...]
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Purple and Blue Potatoes - Feature

Purple and Blue Potatoes

Fun and exciting on your plate, vibrant purple and blue potatoes are more nutritionally beneficial than other potatoes regularly consumed. Loaded with anthocyanins and carotenoids, they offer as many anti-oxidants as found in spinach or kale. High in carbs, low in fat, these potatoes also have a moderate amount of dietary fiber. Their skins are [...]
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