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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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3 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is very rewarding and easy to do! With minimal effort, and some time spent in the garden, you can grow a bounty of tasty garlic that can be used for months. Homegrown garlic is a perfect addition to your daily cooking, adding it to your favourite dishes. Garlic bulbs comes in a wide [...]
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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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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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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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