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DESIGNING YOUR PLANTER

DESIGNING YOUR PLANTER

Nothing adds beauty and curb appeal to a home or business like beautifully designed planters. Plants and flowers add so much life, texture, and colour to walkways and outdoor areas, not to mention the huge variety of gorgeous containers that are stunning in their own...

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EARLY SPRING GARDENING CHECKLIST

EARLY SPRING GARDENING CHECKLIST

EARLY SPRING GARDENING CHECKLIST Make sure you get a good start to the season by following this early spring gardening checklist. Clean up and repair- remove broken stems and branches and clean up any winter debris that has gathered around plants. As days get longer,...

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MARCH PLANNING FOR SPRING PLANTING

MARCH PLANNING FOR SPRING PLANTING

How does your garden grow? With this question in mind, March is the month to plan your gardening season ahead.  There may still be snow on the ground, but if you take advantage of March as a planning month then when spring planting season arrives, you’ll be able...

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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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PETS AND PLANTS

PETS AND PLANTS

One of the most frequently asked questions that we get is “what plants are safe for my pets?” While we don’t recommend that your dog or cats make a meal out of any of these varieties, choosing pet-safe plants is a smart precaution to take.  Many plants contain...

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SEED STARTING BASICS

SEED STARTING BASICS

Starting seeds inside is a great way to get exactly the plant varieties that you want. Many people think that seed starting is just for seasoned gardeners, but it is not hard to get the basics down. Successfully starting seeds indoors will require a few things:  ...

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TERRARIUMS

TERRARIUMS

TERRARIUMS Have you ever admired a terrarium, but were not sure how to create your own? This section will tell you how to create and maintain your own terrarium, one of the most unique floral arrangements available to home gardeners. It is actually quite easy!...

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REVIVE YOUR PLANTS AFTER WINTER

REVIVE YOUR PLANTS AFTER 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. However, seeing their health begin to falter after...

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OUR BASIC GUIDE TO HOLIDAY GREENING

OUR BASIC GUIDE TO HOLIDAY GREENING

There are so many things to love about the holiday season, but if you ask us, nothing beats greening up the home with fresh cedar, pine, and fir! As soon as our fresh greens arrive, we fill our arms full of bunches, bring them home and whip out the pruners. In just an...

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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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