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Getting your Garden Ready for Winter

In Getting your Garden Ready for Winter by Thussadmin

After a season of enjoying the blooms from your perennial flower garden, late fall is the time to prepare the beds for winter.  Putting the garden to bed for the winter is mostly a matter of cleaning up and covering up. As fall progresses and temperatures drop, plants are preparing for dormancy. Stop Feritilizing Stopping the fertilizing of perennials in late …

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Fall Colour

In Fall Colour by Thussadmin

The best gardens have plants that add shape, color and overall decor in all seasons. Spring and summer can be pretty easy to fill your gardens with color, especially if you use annuals. However, it can take a bit more planning on your part to keep your flower beds looking great during the late summer and well into the fall. …

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Perennials

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Perennial flowers are well worth the investment as they come back year after year and many are low maintenance, easy care plants. Many perennials will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Some perennials will spread while growing, and most perennials can be divided in late winter or early spring so you can start off with a small garden and expand it over the …

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Marigolds in your Garden

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Marigolds are an excellent plant to grow. They look lovely in planters or as ornamental beds and borders. But they can also be an excellent addition to your vegetable garden. Many gardeners don’t think to plant flowers in their vegetable garden, but by doing so will help increase the diversity of plants and wildlife, attract more pollinators, increase resilience, protect the …

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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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 …