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.
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
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
The days are getting shorter and the trees are sporting their bright autumn colours! These show-stopping hues bring on fallen leaves, as well as the question: Should you leave the leaves or should you bag them up? Each fall we encounter various articles that suggest we should leave the fallen leaves as they lie. It
Your garden has been a wonder! It has sprouted, grown up and offered you a bounty of food for the coming months. Now is the time to clean and tidy it up for the winter and to prepare it for next spring’s growing season. What you do now can dramatically increase your yields in the
The What, When, How and Where to planting bulbs this fall to get the best spring blooms! What Bulbs should I plant? When choosing bulbs, be sure to pick those that will thrive in your growing zone. Next you may wish to choose based on colour, height and bloom time. Selecting a variety of bulbs
Most garden enthusiasts have spent a considerable amount of time preparing their garden oasis. Many hours can be spent pruning, planting, weeding, and watering a masterpiece of a garden. To a true gardener, this is pleasureful not tasking. By planting the right plants, you can attract desired birds to your garden such as the hummingbird.
Have you ever walked past someone’s yard and stopped dead in your tracks, completely hypnotized by the magical scent coming from their garden? The term stop and smell the roses means to slow down and enjoy the beauty life has to offer. A skillfully assembled garden with beauty that you can see and smell is