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CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING TIPS

CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING TIPS

Every year thousands of people in Winnipeg look forward to decorating their Christmas tree. This tradition can be special and fun for people of all ages. There is no right or wrong way to decorate your tree- if you and your family enjoy it then it has been done...

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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 purifier...

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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 FIGS

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 in parts of...

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Pothos

Pothos

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 an...

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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

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 like...

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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

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 essentials....

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