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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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April 30, 2021

The Early May Vegetable Garden

April 30, 2021
The season has arrived! It’s early May, so with warmer temperatures and plenty of rain, it’s time to begin planting cool-season plants and seeds in your vegetable garden. Heat-loving plants like tomatoes, eggplants and peppers still need steady nights above about 10 degrees, ...
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April 23, 2021

Planting For Pollinators

April 23, 2021
Pollinators are important! Native bees account for the pollination of most of our food supply, and we can play a key role in helping to support them. No matter the size of your garden space, you can help! Choose to plant a diverse range of plants that provide food, nectar, and shel...
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April 7, 2021

How To Plant & Grow Fruit Trees

April 7, 2021
Imagine crisp, sweet apples right outside your door… growing fresh fruit at home is fun and rewarding! Whether your space is large or small, you CAN grow your own fruit at home. Select A Site Fruit trees need lots of sun, and some space to grow. Choose a space where your tree will ...
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April 6, 2021

How to Grow Citrus Trees

April 6, 2021
Growing citrus trees inside your home bring a sense of tropical to your indoor space but you also get the reward of beautiful citrus too! Growing Citrus Indoors:  always plant your citrus tree close to a sunny spot in your home can grow up to 22 feet high so make sure you have plen...
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