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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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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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DEER-PROOFING THE GARDEN

DEER-PROOFING THE GARDEN

While we can certainly appreciate the natural beauty of a deer stepping through a forest or quietly making its way across the prairie, deer and gardens definitely do not mix. Deer are not uncommon in Winnipeg backyards, and although deterring them from eating your...

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CREATE YOUR OWN FLOWER CROWN

CREATE YOUR OWN 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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HYDRANGEA HEAVEN

HYDRANGEA HEAVEN

The single most popular flowering shrub in our region has to be the head-turning hydrangea, with its gorgeous large blooms. Its popularity is no surprise, since there are so many reasons to love this stunning shrub. Reasons like: Colourful, vibrant blossoms all season...

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LAWN CARE TIPS AND TRICKS

LAWN CARE TIPS AND TRICKS

A soft, inviting lawn is one of our favourite parts of summer – great for kids, fun for your dog, and a perfect place to lay down a blanket and have a picnic or just read a book. Plus, a well-kept lawn really ratchets up the curb appeal of your home! With that in...

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BETTER SOIL FOR BETTER PLANTS

BETTER SOIL FOR BETTER PLANTS

Healthy plants start with healthy soil! But with everything from bison manure to sea soil on our shelves, knowing what to grab, what to mix, and what does what can be a bit of a head scratcher. So in the interests of this whole issue becoming a lot clearer than mud,...

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HOW TO CARE FOR HANGING BASKETS

HOW TO CARE FOR HANGING BASKETS

Here we are, smack dab in the middle of summer, and our gardens are officially at prime lushness! If you picked up some flowering hanging baskets at the start of the season that you’re struggling to keep looking fresh and full, here are 4 quick tips for making sure...

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OUR TOP 5 HERBS FOR CONTAINERS

OUR TOP 5 HERBS FOR CONTAINERS

Fresh herbs are easy to grow and are so delicious and healthy! Let’s get started! Fresh basil on homemade pizza, fresh oregano in a pasta sauce, fresh thyme on roasted chicken – when it comes to cooking, fresh herbs are the secret to taking your dish from good...

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Headingley, MB R4H 1B6

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