Success with Seeds

Success with Seeds

It’s around this time of year when millions of Canadians are leafing through seed catalogues or browsing through seed racks in garden centres. They are imagining all sorts of wonderful colour schemes for their garden and anticipating baskets of fresh produce, most of...
Indoor Plant Care for Winter

Indoor Plant Care for Winter

This is one of the hardest times of the year for our indoor plants due to the extra warmth from heaters and fireplaces and the low humidity inside our homes. The short daylight hours aren’t much help either! Things do get better, though, as we inch along with...
Winter Flowering Shrubs

Winter Flowering Shrubs

Now that we’re officially in winter, any outside colour is a real treat. Believe it or not, though, a wealth of flowering shrubs have been blooming in many gardens since late November! To me, a fragrant Chinese witch hazel (Hamamelis mollis), blooming in mid-winter,...
Gifts for the Gardener (or the Gardener at Heart)

Gifts for the Gardener (or the Gardener at Heart)

When it comes to gift giving, they say it’s the thought that counts, and it’s true! Should you be stuck for ideas, however, we are happy to offer you several. No matter what kind of gardener is on your list - from ‘The Pro’ to ‘They Kill Plastic Plants’ - we have a...