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 …

Vegetable Gardening Made Easy

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There is nothing better than the taste of fresh vegetables grown in your own garden. Don’t be intimidated by the endless choice of herbs and vegetables available in the market. A few simple steps will ensure the success of your garden. Not All Vegetables Like the Same Temperature Cool Season Vegetables Anxious to start your garden in the early spring? …

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 …

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.

Ready, Set, SPRING!

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Spring is just around the corner and with it lots of exciting flowers and plants all around the greenhouse! Our Flower Shop has tons of fresh flowers to choose from; Tulips in all varieties, hyacinth, daffodils, pussy willow and much more! With fresh stock arriving daily, why not bring home some colour for you or a loved one’s table? Bring …

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

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With spring just around the corner we thought we’d take to opportunity to celebrate everything green, so we picked some of our favourite green things from around our store. From tropical plants to fashion items, we have an array of items that compliment this holiday as well as the upcoming spring season.

Lifting Fall Bulbs

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Most summer flowering bulbs and tubers should not be lifted until after the first hard frost. The frost seals the tissue of the foliage and helps prevent fungal diseases. Although the foliage may look limp and withered after flowering is complete, it is very important to leave them in the ground so the plant can photosynthesize as much as possible. …

Planting Fall Bulbs

Bradford Greenhouses Blog

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 …