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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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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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Grow Your Daily Dose of Fruit and Veggies

A relaxing way to enjoy the outdoors is to grow your own fruits and vegetables. There is nothing like the taste of homegrown vegetables and fruit from your garden or patio. There is a lot of pride in picking your own berries for a homemade pie or harvesting potatoes for a delicious side dish. This [...]
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How to Attract the Best Garden Guests

You put a lot of time and effort into making your garden spectacular. However there are both welcome and unwelcome visitors which may want to check out your garden. How do you make sure you attract the right critters and insects to your garden? Keeping garden pests away from plants can feel like a full-time [...]
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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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Win a $1000 Gift Card!

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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