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FALL PRUNING 101

FALL PRUNING 101

  As the seasons start to change, so do the outdoor tasks around our yards, and it is the perfect time of year to do fall pruning. If you’re new to pruning, it can be a little intimidating – after all, you don’t want to damage your tree or plant. Proper pruning...

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ROSE PREPARATION FOR WINTER

ROSE PREPARATION FOR WINTER

ROSE PREPARATION FOR WINTER Roses are some of the most prized plants grown by gardeners and it would be a shame to lose one during our extreme Manitoba winters. If you have a rose that is hardy to our zone, it’s possible for it to mean one of three things- It can be...

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Care

Fiddle Leaf Fig Care

Blog Ficus lyrata The Fiddle Leaf Fig is one of the most striking indoor plants that’s gained much popularity over the years among plant lovers. This tropical plant is a focal point in any room, with large, glossy leaves on tree-like trunks. Native to the rainforests...

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Pothos

Pothos

Blog Epipremnum aureum We’re always a fan of easy-care plants, and Pothos is no exception! This fast-growing beauty has so many different varieties, it’s impossible to focus on just one. Luckily, the care requirements are relatively similar for most, making it...

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FALL MUMS FOR COLOR

FALL MUMS FOR COLOR

Fall mums will provide you with weeks of additional colour and there are many colours to choose from. When all your summer flowers begin to fade and die, it’s hard not to feel a twinge of regret over the passing of the season and its many bright blooms. You can still...

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Golden Heart Dracaena

Golden Heart Dracaena

Blog Dracaena fragrans We’re back this week with one of our most loved houseplants, none other than Dracaena ‘Golden Heart’! This glowing plant can be easily identified by its large, variegated leaves, with bright golden centres. This popular dracaena is one that we...

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BULBS 101

BULBS 101

Bulb gardening can be easy and very rewarding! If planted properly, some bulbs will give you many years of enjoyment. Bulbs that we plant in the fall will emerge in the spring with very little extra effort on our part. Unfortunately, when planting bulbs the smallest...

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FALL GARDENING CHECKLIST

FALL GARDENING CHECKLIST

FALL GARDENING CHECKLIST There are many gardening activities that should be done during the fall to ensure your plants stay healthy over the coming winter. Use the following list as a reference for what needs to be done! Prune deciduous trees and shrubs, but not those...

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Succulents

Succulents

Blog We’re back with another plant to feature, and this week it’s the ever so popular succulents! There is a HUGE variety of succulents in the plant world, so it’s impossible to focus on just one, but for the most part they all have relatively the same care...

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Grey Philodendron

Grey Philodendron

Blog Hey Plant Pals! We’re back this week with another striking plant, the Philodendron Hastatum Grey, also known as ‘Silver Sword”. Appropriately named for its pointy, sword shaped foliage and shiny metallic finish, this is one plant that you don’t want to get on the...

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Money Tree

Money Tree

Blog Pachira aquatica Unfortunately money doesn’t grow on trees, but you can grow your own money tree! The Money Tree is rumoured to bring luck and prosperity to its owner, making it a popular choice for housewarming gifts, newlyweds or office spaces. With it’s...

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Garden Fresh Gazpacho

Garden Fresh Gazpacho

It’s finally tomato harvest season! As much as we LOVE the taste of garden fresh tomatoes, we sometimes find ourselves wondering what new recipes to make that highlight their wonderful flavours. Well, we have something new for you to try that’s quickly...

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