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NATURAL GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

NATURAL GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS

Despite the glitter, glamour, and the tempation to go over-the-top during the holidays, it’s the little things that make the holidays so magical. This year, inspired by blogger @simplykellya, we’re being mindful to slow down and to choose simplicity for wrapping...

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FESTIVE FRAGRANCING FOR THE HOME

FESTIVE FRAGRANCING FOR THE HOME

The smell of a crackling fire, a fresh pine and cedar, and gingerbread cookies baking in the oven . . . it’s time to do some festive fragrancing in the home! Because our sense of smell is a trigger point for emotional memories, fragrances play an undeniably role...

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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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HOT MULLED WINE

HOT MULLED WINE

Hot mulled wine is the bomb! If you’re of European descent, you cherish the taste and feeling of hot mulled wine taking the winter chill out of your body. It’s the loveliest, most intoxicating of holiday indulgences!  This simple recipe brings back...

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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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WINTER CARE FOR BIRDS

WINTER CARE FOR BIRDS

We love our birds! SO MUCH! Whether we’re waking up to their sweet singing or watching them frolic around a feeder, birds do something to us. When we’re engaged with them, all of worldly concerns seem to fall away, even if only for a few moments. As winter...

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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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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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