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? …

Plants That’ll Clear the Air!

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It’s a sad reality that the air quality in our homes is not as good as we think it is. Many chemicals are released into our homes from our furniture, carpets, pets, paints and varnishes. It is however possible to clean the air with the help of some naturally air filtering plants. NASA researchers have proven that 1 plant for …

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 …

Spring Fashion Done Right!

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It’s times like these that we all wish we could be somewhere bright, warm and sunny! And for some people, that’s a reality. If you are one of the lucky individuals who get to say sayonara cold weather, then the next thing on your list is packing everything that you will need! The Fashion department here at Bradford Greenhouses put …

What’s Wrong with my Hydrangea?

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Hydrangeas are a classic flowering shrub loved by all gardeners. We love to bring them home, plant them and wait with anticipation for them to bloom. When they are in bloom they are a magnificent sight and are often the highlight of your garden. Like with any plant, hydrangeas need TLC, and in the right conditions they will thrive. Sometimes …

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.