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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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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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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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GROWING BULBS INDOORS

GROWING BULBS INDOORS

As we put our gardens to rest for the winter, it’s time to turn our focus to gardening activities indoors. Growing bulbs indoors, or ‘forcing’ them, is one the funnest ways to do this! ‘Forcing’ a bulb essentially means coaxing it into producing a shoot,...

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A LOOK INSIDE OUR POINSETTIA CROP

A LOOK INSIDE OUR POINSETTIA CROP

Each and every year, we lovingly grow more than 10,000 gorgeous poinsettia plants right here at Shelmerdine. We take immense pride in this crop, because the quality, size, and health of our plants are unlike any that you’ll find elsewhere. Here’s a look...

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HARD-TO-KILL HOUSEPLANTS

HARD-TO-KILL HOUSEPLANTS

The popularity of indoor plants is on the rise!  A connection to nature is an essential way to enrich our daily lives and to enjoy a healthy and happy lifestyle.  So this year, we’re keeping things simple with low-maintenance indoor plants.  With that in mind, we...

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THE JOY OF SEED STARTING

THE JOY OF SEED STARTING

For gardeners everywhere, we are approaching an undeniably exciting time — spring is near! Now is the time to start thinking about all things green, like starting seeds for this summer’s vegetable garden. If never you’ve tried starting your own seeds,...

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REVIVE YOUR HOUSEPLANTS AFTER A LONG WINTER

REVIVE YOUR HOUSEPLANTS AFTER A LONG WINTER

In a climate like ours, where outdoor plant life goes dormant under a blanket of snow from November through March, those cheerful green houseplants bursting with life around your home can become a bit of a lifeline, and seeing their health begin to falter after months...

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