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Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery Wins National Award at the 2016 National Awards of Landscape Excellence

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Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery has won the prestigious Garden Centre of the Year Award at the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association’s 13th Annual National Awards of Landscape Excellence gala. The event took place on August 17, 2016 at Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna, British Columbia. Garden retail experts from across the country evaluated the national entries. Entrants are required to describe …

Late Season Perennials

Five Easy Late Season Perennials

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As we get further through summer, many of our gardens can begin to look tired. Perennials that bloom in late spring and early summer are now spent and as we get into fall the garden can begin to look barren. Thankfully there are many varieties of perennials that can add some late season colour, and keep our gardens looking beautiful …

Tropical VS. Hardy Hibiscus

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Hibiscus plants produce large, often tropical looking flowers in profusion, so it’s no wonder they are a popular plant in our gardens and patios. However there are many different kinds of hibiscus available, each having their own growing habits and requirements. This means to grow a hibiscus successfully you’ll want to put the right hibiscus in the right place. Hibiscus …

Annual Flowers for Containers in Sun or Shade

Annual Flowers for Containers in Sun or Shade

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Now with the warmer weather it’s time to start thinking about your window boxes, planters and hanging baskets! Planted with a variety of annual flowering plants, these mixed containers can give you months of colour on your front porch, patio, deck or yard.

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Beneficial Nematodes to the Rescue!

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What are Nematodes? Broadly, nematodes or “roundworms” describe a very large and diverse group of organisms found all over the world in nearly every ecosystem. There are over 25,000 described species, but it is speculated there may be as many as over a million species worldwide. Most are very small organisms, many are microscopic. Some species feed on living plant …

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Plants That’ll Clear the Air!

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It’s a sad reality that the air quality in our homes is not as good as we think it is. Many chemicals are released into our homes from our furniture, carpets, pets, paints and varnishes. It is however possible to clean the air with the help of some naturally air filtering plants. NASA researchers have proven that 1 plant for …

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Vigorous Violas & Perfect Pansies

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Pansies and violas are a fantastically versatile flower for spring. There are very few flowers that come in such an incredible range of colours. Their tolerance of cold temperatures makes them a great choice for the earlier spring months when the weather can still be too chilly for other bedding flowers. Now is a great time to pick some of …