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...
Extend Your Summer Garden

Extend Your Summer Garden

BC The countdown is on for holidays to come to an end, the kids to get back to school and routines to become, well, routine again. Fall is a glorious time, but for many, it’s just too soon! Summer technically lasts until late September (especially for those of us in...
April Lawn Care

April Lawn Care

how to weed my lawn Taking Your Time With very few exceptions your lawn and soil will need time to adjust to new conditions as you change them. A good rule of thumb is to wait until you have mowed your lawn three times before addressing the next issue. Yes, it can...
Plant Some Privacy

Plant Some Privacy

plants In today’s stressful and more crowded living spaces, the need to create more privacy has become an important element of garden design. Without the blocking effect of dense hedging, vines and climbers can shelter back gardens and patios, making even the plainest...
Small Fruits, Big Flavour

Small Fruits, Big Flavour

plants Many folks are under the impression that perennial vegetables and small fruits are difficult to grow and require a great deal of maintenance. Well, compared to fruit trees, they actually take amazingly little care! Here are some of our favourites. Rhubarb,...