Some Like It Hot: Heat-Tolerant Plants

Some Like It Hot: Heat-Tolerant Plants

Some Like It Hot: Heat-Tolerant Plants It’s no secret that our weather is getting drier and our summers are getting hotter. By selecting plants for our garden that thrive in the heat, we’re not only taking pressure off watering needs but ourselves too!...
Success with Seeds

Success with Seeds

Success with Seeds Need a refresher before seed-starting season? Our ‘Success with Seeds’ blog covers the basics of getting plants started from scratch! It’s around this time of year when millions of Canadians are leafing through seed catalogues or browsing through...
Overwintering Outdoor Tropicals

Overwintering Outdoor Tropicals

plants We’ve loved the exotic look of our tropical plants on our patios all summer, but we are moving closer to the cool nights of autumn so… now what? How and when we overwinter these more delicate plants depends on their individual nature and the most tender plants...
My Favourite Ornamentals For Fall Foliage Colour

My Favourite Ornamentals For Fall Foliage Colour

cold weather plants Sourwood Tree I can’t make up my mind if I like a sourwood tree (Oxydendrum arboreum) better in August or in October. In August, its cascades of white flowers are a nice treat. Then in late summer, its foliage turns to red, lasting well into...