Herbs

Herbs

Herbs Along with the growth in our culinary diversity, there’s been quite a resurgence in the demand for fresh herbs to add new flavours and zest. They not only have delightful and useful foliage, but their fragrance and flowers can also be a welcome addition to any...
Fantastic Foliage for Summer

Fantastic Foliage for Summer

Fantastic Foliage for Summer As we become more confident in our ability to create beautiful combination plantings in our gardens and patio containers, foliage plants tend to play a great role both to complement and contrast the floral colour. Interesting and colourful...
Made for the Shade

Made for the Shade

Made for the Shade One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is: “What can I grow in a spot that doesn’t get much sun?” Our first question in reply, however, is: “When does the area receive direct light?” Locations that do not...
Rhubarb Growing Guide

Rhubarb Growing Guide

Rhubarb Growing Guide Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable that adds that tangy, tart flavour to dessert menus, sauces, fruit combos, and compotes. It’s also hard to beat for pies and crumbles!  Rhubarb is so very useful in our cooking and yet, far too few are being grown...
March ‘To Do’ List 2021

March ‘To Do’ List 2021

March ‘To Do’ List 2021 The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and your yard is calling you! Our ‘Top 10 Things to Do’ in the garden this month are: 1. Dormant spray fruit trees with a diluted mixture if you have not already completed three sprayings....
Pruning Evergreens

Pruning Evergreens

Pruning Evergreens One of our biggest mistakes in landscaping is allowing trees to grow until they become so large they are overpowering. Overgrown trees are difficult to prune back hard and yet still keep them looking attractive. It’s also difficult to prune back new...