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September 30, 2021

Bringing Houseplants Back Indoors

September 30, 2021
We’re bringing houseplants back indoors! Our beloved tropical plants have enjoyed a summer of sunshine and fresh air on the patio. With night temperatures now dropping toward single digits, though, it’s time for them to come back inside for the colder seasons. Here are the st...
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September 22, 2021

Your Fall Lawn Care Guide

September 22, 2021
A thicker, healthier lawn next spring begins in Fall! With a few simple steps, you can enjoy a better, greener lawn in as little as 2 weeks. Best of all? Giving your lawn the attention it needs now will help it to to build strong, deep roots to protect it through the winter. This m...
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August 6, 2021

Our Top 10 Pet Friendly Plants

August 6, 2021
Plants and pets make a happy, vibrant home. However, when our pets take interest in sampling the local foliage, it’s best to be sure the plants they can reach are safe. Here are our top 10 Pet Friendly Plants that pet parents can enjoy, worry-free. 1) Boston Fern Boston Ferns are b...
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July 30, 2021

Our TOP TEN Plants For Late Summer

July 30, 2021
The later part of summer brings with it some of the most spectacular colours in the garden. August arrives, and the late season perennials and shrubs burst into bloom! Summer flowering shrubs and perennials blaze in the landscape, and most of them require very little maintenance. H...
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July 6, 2021

Grow Your BEST Tomatoes At Home

July 6, 2021
A warm, ripe tomato picked from the vine in the sun is one of the best treats a gardener can enjoy. Homegrown tomatoes offer flavour that’s unmatched, and they’re worth every effort! Growing tomatoes at home can be easy with a little bit of good advice. Here are our TOP TIPS to hel...
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June 18, 2021

Your Guide To Ornamental Grasses

June 18, 2021
Ornamental Grasses are among the most versatile and useful plants in any garden. They add movement, texture and colour throughout the summer, and continue to offer interest and beauty throughout the fall and into winter. Diminutive and detailed, or giant and graceful, there’s a gra...
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June 4, 2021

Growing Food At Home (In Any Space!)

June 4, 2021
The planting season is well underway. Many first-time gardeners are trying out growing fruits and vegetables this season, and for good reason! Growing food at home is an adventure, and a fun way to learn about gardening, healthy eating, and cooking. It’s possible to grow some food ...
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May 28, 2021

Growing Hydrangeas – A Guide For Gardeners

May 28, 2021
Hydrangeas are the workhorses of any garden. They require minimal care once established, and provide astounding blooms! With 49 species of Hydrangea in the world, it’s a large family of plants that can sometimes seem confusing. Different types of Hydrangea have different preference...
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May 23, 2021

Shade Gardening: Create Your Oasis

May 23, 2021
It’s one of the most frequently asked questions… “What can I plant in the SHADE?” While many of the most bountiful blooms prefer bright sun, there is a world of plants that thrive in lower light, and that offer beautiful colour, texture, and contrast. Explore some of favourite plan...
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May 21, 2021

Essential Garden Items For Planting Season

May 21, 2021
It’s planting time! The May long weekend has long served as the official starting line of the summer gardening season. Across the province, gardeners both veteran and novice will dig in and start planting. When you hit the garden centre for loads of flowering annuals and veggies, m...
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May 14, 2021

Growing A Healthy Lawn in Ontario

May 14, 2021
It’s time for long summer days spent outdoors, and the lawn becomes central to fun family activities, backyard picnics, and lounging in the sun. Growing a healthy lawn doesn’t have to be complicated. How can we keep it green and thriving? Let’s have a look at the most f...
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May 7, 2021

Your Guide To Growing Roses

May 7, 2021
Is there any flower more iconic than a rose? These classic garden blooms offer incredible colour and sweet fragrance to sunny spaces, but they have a reputation for being difficult to grow. This isn’t so! In our Guide to Growing Roses, learn about the various types of roses availab...
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