Landscape Design: Winter 2018/2019

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There’s a saying that goes, “To plant a garden is to have hope in the future.” That saying is especially relevant this year, as we were covered in snow fairly early! Whether you really enjoy winter, or prefer to stay inside bundled up, thinking about your Spring garden is one way to hold out hope for the warmer months. Designing …

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 …

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 …

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? …