Important Update

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To all our valued customers, please be advised that Thuss Greenhouses and Garden Centre will remain closed until further notice. This is in compliance with the social distancing protocols that have been put in place for everyone’s health and safety. Working together to get the Covid-19 virus under control will help us open our doors sooner.  Thank you for doing …

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Butterfly Bush

In Butterfly Bush by Thussadmin

Butterfly  bushes  can be  quite  easy  to  grow,  when  you  know  a  bit  about  their  requirements  and  preferences. Butterfly bush need full sun. They require a minimum of 6-8 hours of bright sunlight.  They also need good drainage. Their roots are sensitive to rotting, and if they spend any amount of time in wet soil, they can get damaged. Most …

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Plant of the Year!

In Plant of the Year! by Thussadmin

Lemon Coral Sedum This is the National Plant of the Year! It’s incredibly easy to grow, has bright lime green textured foliage that looks spiky, but is really quite soft to touch. It will provide bold, fresh colour all season long in your garden or pots. This stunning succulent grows well in the sun or part sun, can tolerate dry …

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Wave Petunias

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Wave: The original spreading petunia grows low & wide with a height of 4-6 inches and a 3-4 foot spread Shock Wave:  this is a well branched, mounded plant with a height of 7-10 inches and flower heads around 1.5 to 2-inch flowers, spreading 2-3 feet wide. The Shockwave has smaller flowers than the rest of the waves. Easy Wave: Grows more …

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Strawberries

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Kent Strawberries Strawberries are a much loved fruit and are the perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth and they also pack a powerful punch of nutrients rich in Vitamin C, fiber and potassium! Planting: You can plant your strawberry roots as soon as the soil has warmed. Keep the roots slightly moist and cool before planting, and choose a …

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Drought Tolerant Plants

In Drought Tolerant Plants by Thussadmin

In order to beat the heat of summer and have a colorful yard or patio all season long, you’ll need to have plants that are tolerant of the high temperatures of summer as well as being somewhat drought tolerant. The following is a partial list of plants having drought tolerant potential, but you must still remember  that all plants will …

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Peppers

In Peppers by Thussadmin

Peppers have a lot going for them. They offer something for everyone: spicy, sweet or hot, and come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, plus the spicy ones can liven up bland food, making it more satisfying.They’re low in calories and are loaded with good nutrition, specifically two great antioxidants, vitamin C and vitamin A. California Wonder Peppers are …

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Designing your Garden

In Designing your Garden by Thussadmin

“Imagine a beautiful flower garden drenched with color from early spring to fall. What could be better?” Research The best flower garden should incorporate several types of blooms, including seasonal bulbs – tulips and daffodils are often the first signs of spring and they’re a fantastic motivation for the upcoming season, long-living perennials that come back each year – lavender, sedum, salvia and phlox to name …