Sweet Summer Fragrance

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Now that the heat of summer is upon us, we are outdoors more than ever! We want to soak up that sunshine and those perfect sunset evenings. Add to the magic of summer by including some fragrant plants in your landscape. And consider using them as cut flowers to bring the beautiful fragrance inside as well!

Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

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Recently we’ve all become aware of the steady decline of the bee population. In order to make sure these creatures are able to thrive, consider making a bee-friendly garden! Even what may seem like a small contribution — just flower pot or garden patch — can provide a valuable pollinator habitat.

Landscape Design Tips for Small Spaces

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In working with a small area, you want to avoid wasting any space. The first step is to Start with a Plan. Ask yourself what the function of the space will be and what size of an area each space needs to be. Will you be using your space for entertaining, including a dining area, bar area, or lounge area …

Drought Tolerant Plants

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To grow healthy plants, water is the first requirement. However if you live in a dry area or have a cottage where you won’t be there frequently to water, you want to pick plants that can tolerate drought. When planting your garden you should group plant material with similar water requirements together, based on the water available. Knowing what plants …

Vines for Privacy

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It’s often said that ‘Good fences make good neighbours’, but but wouldn’t it be great if fences looked a little more attractive? There’s nothing more beautiful and enchanting than being in a backyard that has a living wall. If you’re looking for a way to add some privacy and some colour to your fencing, growing vines is a fantastic option.

Ornamental Grasses

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Give your garden four seasons of interest with low-maintenance ornamental grasses. In addition to their versatility, ornamental grasses come in a wide range of colours, textures and heights. Grasses can be used in many ways for landscape design, the possibilities are truly endless.