Dormant oil is a combination of horticulture oil and lime sulphur that when sprayed on dormant plants, kills and protects them from many damaging insect and fungal problems. It is especially useful on fruit trees.
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 …
Perennial flowers are a fantastic asset in the garden due to their ability to return year after year. Whether you choose to purchase small plants and watch them grow over time, or buy a mature specimen for instant impact, they are a rewarding addition to your garden.
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.
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 …
With Easter just around the corner, here is a quick and easy way to bring some spring colour into your home. Just follow these steps and you’ll have your very own beautiful spring planter in no time at all.
Winter can not only be a difficult season for us, but for our feathered friends as well! Whether you are an avid bird watcher, or just wanting to enjoy the colourful sight flying around your yard, here are some tips when to comes to seed and suet to make sure they keep coming back for more!
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. …
With Halloween just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about decorating your pumpkin in an innovative and creative way!
Fall is here! And now is the time to start decorating your space with the beautiful colours and textures of autumn.