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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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Hurricane Birds Nest Fern

Hurricane Birds Nest Fern

Bulletin Asplenium antiquum Hey Plant Pals! We have a whirlwind of a plant to feature this week, meet the Hurricane Birds Nest Fern! This air purifying beauty has a spiraling growth habit with glossy green leaves that can grow up to 2-3 feet wide! Light + Temperature...

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Ficus Ruby Rubber Plant

Ficus Ruby Rubber Plant

Bulletin This week we’re highlighting a plant that’s always the centre of attention in any room, the Ficus Ruby Rubber Plant! This showstopper has large, almond shaped leaves, in variegated hues of cream, green, burgundy, and ruby pink. As one of the most popular...

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Calathea

Calathea

Bulletin Hey plant friends! A new week means a new plant feature, and this week we’ve chosen the ever-so-popular Calathea! A striking and enticing plant, Calathea are famed for their stunning and diverse foliage. Many calathea enthusiasts will strive to collect...

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TREES AND SHRUBS FOR FALL COLOR

TREES AND SHRUBS FOR FALL COLOR

Autumn is a beautiful season when we get to enjoy many colours that don’t show up throughout the rest of the year. And while summer usually gets all of the glory in this department, fall is actually a great time for gardening! The ground is still warm, which plants...

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ROAD KILL CACTUS

ROAD KILL CACTUS

Bulletin Consolea Rubescens Hey plant friends! Welcome to our new plant of the week blog! Is anybody else reminded of The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote when they see this funky cactus?! The Road Kill Cactus (Consolea Rubescens) is native to Mexico and is commonly...

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WATER CONSERVATION

WATER CONSERVATION

Because over 70% of the Earth is covered in water, it is often a resource that we take for granted, especially in this part of the world. But, only 2% of this water is suitable for drinking. With water consumption rates rising, water conservation is something we can...

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RABBIT REPELLANTS

RABBIT REPELLANTS

Although rabbits can be cute and interesting to watch, they can also wreck havoc on your garden. There are several varying methods you may try to discourage these little mammals from visiting your garden. You may find that you have to change methods periodically if...

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SUMMER GARDENING CHECKLIST

SUMMER GARDENING CHECKLIST

SUMMER GARDENING CHECKLIST Now is the time to really enjoy your garden and all the hard work you put in- use this summer gardening checklist to keep your garden looking its best the whole season! To encourage fresh growth, clean up browning daylily foliage by plucking...

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MULCHING

MULCHING

Mulching is putting a layer of material on the surface of the soil around plants. Types Organic mulch, such as bark, adds nutrients, retains moisture, reduces runoff, reduces soil erosion, and prevents weeds. Inorganic mulch, such as stone, can be used as well, but it...

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COMPOSTING

COMPOSTING

Compost is what you get when yard and garden debris, kitchen scraps and other organic materials have completely broken down into a rich, dark, crumbly material. Composting is simply the process of changing raw, organic materials, such as grass clippings, sod, leaves,...

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