Fashion Event for Charity – April 24th!

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Join us next Tuesday April 24th, at our Barrie location, for a special fashion event to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. See below for full details, there are plenty of fabulous prizes to be won! To purchase tickets call us at 705-725-9913 or visit Customer Service in-store. We hope to see you there to help us raise money for a …

Bradford Greenhouses Ltd. named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies!

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Press Release Thursday, March 15, 2018, 5:00 PM EST Bradford Greenhouses Ltd named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Toronto, ON – March 8, 2018 – Bradford Greenhouses Ltd. was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2018 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned …

March Landscape Design Tips

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Summer Lovin’ (Had me a Blast!) Here comes Summer! Don’t wait till then to begin planning your outdoor-scape. Dream now and start measuring when there’s little snow left. Then you can allot locations for your desired elements, considering must-haves, love-to-haves and transitions between them. There’s so much out there. Once you’ve got your list, earmark sizes for the spaces. “My …

Monthly Landscape Design Tips

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Welcome to our new monthly Landscape Design blog! Each month we will inform, educate and (hopefully) entertain you with musings of the month, special events and information – all in an effort to make your landscaping plans accessible, possible, a reality! A great landscape always begins with a great design. The investment in a qualified design (not the ones drawn …

Forcing Spring Bulbs

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We’ve all done it – bought bulbs in the fall, to be planted in the fall, and… we forgot. But what to do with them now? You can’t plant them in the ground as the soil is frozen, but all is not lost. All they’ll need to flower this spring is a cold period. Begin by planting your bulbs in …

Planting Fall Bulbs

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You know that glimmer of hope that you see every spring when a small green shoot emerges from a snow drift? And pretty soon you see some colour among all the white? It’s a sure sign that lets you know the snow will soon be melting, the trees will soon be budding, and warmer temperatures on are their way. That …

What’s Bugging You?

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There is nothing worse than trying to sit outside on a beautiful summer’s eve to enjoy the wonderful weather we are having when all you hear is that buzzing noise of a mosquito in your ear. How frustrating is that? There a number of options available to help fight off these insects that just have a knack of ruining a …

150? I Canada Beleaf It!

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In honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday, why not get down to the root of our province’s landscape with plants that are native to Ontario. Here are a few of our favourite varieties: Red Maple (Acer Rubrum) Full sun Provides amazing Fall colour Matures to 60’-90’ and sometimes larger Tulip Tree (Liriodendron Tulipifera) Full sun Matures to 190’ Produces seeds that …