Inviting Birds To Your Garden

Inviting Birds To Your Garden

All trees and shrubs will provide something of value to birds nesting sites, insect food, shelter from weather and predators. There are, without doubt, birds in your garden now. If you wish to encourage more birds and more varieties of birds around your home, you can do so by providing a variety of trees and shrubs, particularly those that provide food in the form of fruit, berries, nuts or seeds. Follow these tips and you will be enjoying the birds all year round!

January 17, 2023
Is Your Garden Ready for Fall?

Is Your Garden Ready for Fall?

The tail end of summer is one of the busiest seasons in the garden. The slightly cooler weather gives the plants a burst of energy, with beautiful summer blooms, a bounty of vegetables, and unfortunately, weeds. It is also the ideal time for planting fall perennials, spring bulbs, and get your garden ready for the cooler weather. Read our blog for helpful tips for the season!
August 31, 2022
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The Joy of Perennials

The Joy of Perennials

Planning is an essential part of having a perennial garden. Gardens that are not planned usually have no direction and often are a jumble of colour. When planning a garden, many factors determine the shape of your garden; from which angle you will view your garden; whether the garden will be informal or formal, and the type of planting (bed or border) you want. Read on for more planning tips!

August 25, 2022
Get Ready For Harvesting

Get Ready For Harvesting

One of the most exciting parts of growing a vegetable garden is harvesting. Regular harvesting will not only bring fresh produce to your table but will actually keep the plants healthier. However, sometimes it can be tricky knowing when your freshly grown produce is ready to be picked. Sunshine, warm weather, and rain can all impact when your crops are ready to be harvested. Thankfully, your plants use a few ways to communicate that they are ready to be harvested. Read on...
August 17, 2022
Look After Your Gardens & Lawn While You Are Away

Look After Your Gardens & Lawn While You Are Away

Are you going on holidays this summer? Here’s how you can keep your garden thriving even if you are not going to be there to keep up the watering.
August 02, 2022
Save Time and Money with a Drought Tolerant Garden

Save Time and Money with a Drought Tolerant Garden

Beautiful gardens are designed to be enjoyed. However, sometimes it can feel like the maintenance, watering, pruning, and fertilizing, leaves little time to simply sit back and smell the flowers. One simple way to reduce the amount of maintenance is to choose a well-drained area in your property to plant a drought tolerant garden. Follow our helpful tips to be enjoying your drought tolerant garden...
July 06, 2022
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Celebrate Canada Day in your Garden

Celebrate Canada Day in your Garden

Canada Day is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors. This year, why not make the nation’s celebration memorable by making your outdoor living space a tribute to Canada. Let us show you how...
June 29, 2022
Keep Your Garden Hydrated

Keep Your Garden Hydrated

Watering isn’t about just getting the soil wet. It’s about understanding how plants take in their water and finding ways to get that hydration right to the roots. These simple shifts to your landscape will help you maintain a happy, well-hydrated summer garden. Read our blog for helpful tips. Happy watering!
June 16, 2022
Perennials for Shade

Perennials for Shade

The most common problem with shade in the garden is finding plants that thrive in the shade! In a new home, in a new subdivision, where can you grow lush leafy ferns, Astilbes and Hosta? There are so many plants that actually LIKE SHADE! If you can create a garden in the shaded north side of your home, then you can enjoy a broad range of plants that thrive in shade. Follow these tips and you'll be enjoying beautiful gardens this summer and for many more to come!

June 15, 2022
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Butterflies require four main things to survive: a nectar source, a food source for their larva, sunshine, and shelter. The plants discussed will provide the butterflies with food, but sunshine and shelter are also needed. Read on to learn how you can help save our butterflies!
June 02, 2022
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The Secret to Successful Shade Loving Gardens

The Secret to Successful Shade Loving Gardens

Shade gardens offer a place of refuge during those hot summer days. These spaces naturally attract plants in cooler tones (think blue, purple, and green) creating a space that is designed for relaxation. The secret to success is choosing the perennials, evergreens, and annuals that thrive in these lower-light spaces. Follow our guide and you'll be enjoying a beautiful shade garden this summer!
June 01, 2022
Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

If you’re looking to attract more hummingbirds into your space, look no further. This blog will provide three steps on how to attract these beautiful almost magical birds to your space.
May 17, 2022