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WHEN CAN I PLANT?  FACTS ABOUT FROST

WHEN CAN I PLANT? FACTS ABOUT FROST

In spring, the very mention of frost sends gardeners scurrying for sheets, boxes, or whatever they can scrounge up to keep their plants safe from a possible cold snap. Take the guesswork out of what you can, and what you cannot plant until the threat of frost is over....

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YOGA FOR GARDENERS

YOGA FOR GARDENERS

If you’re reading this, chances are you love gardening. From carefully planning and planting in the spring, to munching on herbs throughout the summer, gardening brings joy! But gardening can be hard on the body. Many of us suffer from the soreness and stiffness...

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DEALING WITH DEER

DEALING WITH DEER

We can certainly appreciate the natural beauty of a deer stepping through a forest or quietly making its way across the prairie. But, deer and gardens definitely do not mix. Deer are not uncommon in Winnipeg backyards. It can be tricky to keep them from eating your...

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GROWING BEGONIA BULBS INDOORS

GROWING BEGONIA BULBS INDOORS

Even though there’s snow on the ground, now’s the time to put some spring into your step! Take advantage of the month of March by beginning to grow begonia bulbs indoors. Begonias are such bold and brightly coloured flowers, and growing them comes with beautiful...

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BEST INDOOR FERNS FOR EVERY ROOM

BEST INDOOR FERNS FOR EVERY ROOM

Ferns are our latest plant obsession! The lush green foliage and unique varieties within this plant family can’t be beat! Ferns have become one of the most popular indoor plants in the past few years, but did you know they were also quite favoured during the...

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SEED STARTING FOR A NEW WORLD

SEED STARTING FOR A NEW WORLD

There’s no better time to start seeds than now! While we’re responsibly isolating at home, our new mission here at Shelmerdine is to offer ways for you and your loved ones to pass this time joyfully while connecting with nature! There are few acts that are...

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WORKING FROM HOME? JUST ADD PLANTS!

WORKING FROM HOME? JUST ADD PLANTS!

Working from home (WFH) is a big adjustment! In the beginning, some of us settled for the kitchen table (hello, back pain!) or for a spare corner of the house, because hey – this is only temporary! But now that it’s looking like WFH is here to stay, it’s time to...

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WINTER CARE FOR HEALTHY HOUSEPLANTS

WINTER CARE FOR HEALTHY HOUSEPLANTS

The days are getting shorter, the air is getting colder, and suddenly we’re staring down the barrel of a long winter – (sigh). We’re not the only ones who struggle with the onslaught of winter – houseplants are challenged too! Our winters offer...

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WINTER CARE FOR BIRDS

WINTER CARE FOR BIRDS

We love our birds! SO MUCH! Whether we’re waking up to their sweet singing or watching them frolic around a feeder, birds do something to us. When we’re engaged with them, all of worldly concerns seem to fall away, even if only for a few moments. As winter...

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GROW: SQUEEZE IN SOME CITRUS

GROW: SQUEEZE IN SOME CITRUS

Hundreds of citrus plants have just arrived! Picture it; you walk by the kitchen window, lean over, and pluck a ripe lemon from your very own tree. It’s possible! If you have a bright enough space, you could be squeezing your own citrus. A few mouth-watering...

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NATURAL GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

NATURAL GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

Despite the glitter, glamour, and the tempation to go over-the-top during the holidays, it’s the little things that make the holidays so magical. This year, inspired by blogger @simplykellya, we’re being mindful to slow down and to choose simplicity for wrapping...

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SLEEPING WITH A SNAKE PLANT

SLEEPING WITH A SNAKE PLANT

Of all the plants that grace our greenhouse, one special plant rises above all others, and it’s the Snake Plant. The Snake Plant or Sansevieria (san-se-vi-ee’-ri-ah) is a tried-and-true houseplant that anyone can keep and enjoy.  But it’s also a superb air...

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