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Seed Propagation

Starting seeds indoors is an inexpensive way to raise an assortment of bedding plants and vegetables.  It is also an activity that children enjoy as well.

Understanding Plant Labels

What should I plant?

Knowing what plant is suited to your garden is a question asked by all gardeners – from novice to expert. Understanding how to read a plant or seed label or description will help guide you to successful plantings. Whether you are planning flower beds or a vegetable garden, buying seeds or shopping for plants; the



Poinsettias  Botanical name:  Euphorbia pulcherrima Tis the season for Poinsettia! These colourful, leafy plants appear in our stores and in our homes at this time of year; they mark the coming of winter and the many holidays we celebrate this season.  Caring for your Poinsettia and keeping it healthy all season long, is not too difficult if you


Protect Trees & Shrubs for Winter

As the nights become longer and we put our gardens to bed for the winter, we should turn our attention to our larger garden investments; our trees and shrubs. The winter elements can be tough on some trees especially those that are tender, newly planted or young. Let’s see what we can do to help

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