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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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5 New Blooms for Your Summer Garden

Spring is coming and so is summer bulb and perennial planting season. It’s time to think about dahlias, peonies, anemones and gladiolus. With so many different varieties, colours, shapes and sizes, you can build a garden suited to your unique taste. Check out the amazing new varieties. Interested in trying some new dahlias? New this […]

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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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Vertical Gardening

Go Vertical! Looking for new ideas for your garden? Curious about alternatives on where and how to grow plants? Vertical gardening is a popular trend in the world of gardening. The ability to add creativity, design, form and function into a garden space, it’s not hard to see why this method is rising in popularity. [...]
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