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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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Canadian Liberator

Canadian Liberator Canadian Liberator is a stunning red tulip which is being used to create awareness and remembrance for a very important moment in history. In 1945, Canadian forces were an integral part of the liberation of Europe at the end of World War II and spring 2020 marks 75 years since the end of [...]
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Peony Basics

Grow Beautiful Peonies! Luscious soft and airy blooms with sublime fragrance, peonies are popular with just about everyone.  A gardener’s dream plant, they’ve been in cultivation for over 200 years and are exceptionally long-lived.  It’s not uncommon to hear of a peony plant celebrating 100 years or more in a garden landscape.  They are vigorous, [...]
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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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Giant Bulbs for the Late Spring Garden - Feature

Giant Bulbs for the Late Spring Garden

The late spring garden transitions towards the full blooms of summer. Include a few of these spring flowering bulbs in your fall planting and your garden will continue to flower on the heels of spring’s prime time bloomers. Often called ‘bridge’ plants, these varieties are gentle, towering giants that offer exceptional beauty and striking border [...]
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Feed the Pollinators - Feature

Spring Flowering & Pollinator Friendly Bulbs

Support pollinators next spring by planting ‘Feed the Pollinators’ collections this fall. Florissa’s introduction of two new special collections offer a spring season’s worth of blooms to boost the nectar rich food sources for pollinators while enhancing the beauty of your garden. In early to mid-spring, from the moment they awaken, pollinators are foraging for [...]
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