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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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THE JOY OF PLANTING FALL BULBS

THE JOY OF PLANTING FALL BULBS

Don’t put away your gardening gloves just yet – this time of year when the leaves are turning and the temperature is cooling happens to be the right time to plant bulbs that will bring your garden to life with that first burst of colour in the spring. To get you...

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FALL PRUNING GUIDE

FALL PRUNING GUIDE

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

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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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OUR FAVORITE TREES AND SHRUBS FOR FALL COLOR

OUR FAVORITE 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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ARRANGING CUT FLOWERS

ARRANGING CUT FLOWERS

With summer in full swing, chances are you’ve taken note of the sweet sights and smells of the many flowers in bloom right now. Whether it’s annuals, perennials or foraged blooms, we love harvesting flowers, bringing the outdoors in, and creating beautiful...

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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 — and, let’s face it, many of us will admit to the sense of satisfaction that can only come from a good weeding —...

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BEAT THE HEAT WITH OUR WATERING TIPS

BEAT THE HEAT WITH OUR WATERING TIPS

While most plants enjoy a certain amount of sun, very few can tolerate high temperatures for too long without extra help. Vegetables will wilt quickly, and crops like lettuce may bolt and end up tasting bitter. As that summer heat wave rolls on, here are a few things...

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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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CREATE A FLOWER CROWN

CREATE A FLOWER CROWN

It’s official. Flower crowns have graduated from another online #trend to classic summer fare — and we’re loving them! Whether simple and elegant or big and bold, flower crowns are a festive way to elevate any wedding, garden party, bridal shower, or summertime...

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LET THEM EAT FLOWERS

LET THEM EAT FLOWERS

  The eyes need to eat too! With #toast enjoying its time in the limelight, an easy, impressive summer brunch has never been easier to create.  Simply arm yourself with a hearty, crusty bread and inventive toppings and you’re on your way to an impressive and fun...

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Headingley, MB R4H 1B6

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