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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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.