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!
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.
We’re well into the first few weeks of summer and the HEAT is upon us! If you’re looking for plants that will THRIVE in the heat, here’s a few of our faves!
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 …
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 …
Having a place in your backyard where birds and butterflies flock to can make for a very serene landscape. And creating this landscape is much easier than you think!
Starting a vegetable garden can sound like a daunting task, but we’ve outlined our top 5 easiest veggies to care for, and ones that will provide the highest yields.
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.
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.
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