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Blueberries & Raspberries

In Blueberry Shrubs by Thussadmin

Blueberries are delicious and extremely high in antioxidants which is why they are regarded as a super food, as well as being one of the few naturally blue foods on earth. This reliable plant is super easy to grow and produces an abundance of berries. Blueberry bushes are self-pollinating to an extent, but can grow larger berries through cross-pollination with a second variety. Both varieties being used …

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Strawberries

In Strawberries by Thussadmin

Seascape Strawberries Strawberries are a much loved fruit and are the perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth while also packing a powerful punch of nutrients rich in Vitamin C, fiber and potassium! The Seascape strawberry is an every-bearing strawberry that produces delicious fruit over a long season. They are heat-tolerant and remarkably disease resistant.  Planting: You can plant your …

Seeding Vegetables

In Veggie Seeds by Thussadmin

Once you’ve decided to try your hand at starting your own seeds, it’s time to think about whether to start them indoors or outdoors. There are many benefits to starting seeds indoors rather than waiting to sow them outdoors. The main reason is to get an early start on the gardening season, but that’s not the only consideration: In colder …

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Onion Sets

In Onion Sets by Thussadmin

 Our  onion  sets  have  arrived! Onions are such a versatile vegetable! They are used in so many recipes, and growing your own means you’ll always have them on hand. They are easy to grow from baby onions, which are called sets. Onions need a sunny, sheltered site with well-drained soil. Before planting you can add some compost to enrich the …

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Pansies and Violas

In Pansies and Violas by Thussadmin

Pansies and Violas are hardy plants and will perform best in the cooler weather, even surviving a frost. They like rich, well drained soil and can handle full sun or partial shade. Keeping the soil moist will help prevent the flowers from drooping. Try not to plant them too close together as overcrowding can increase the chance of them getting …

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Easter Lilies

In Easter by Thussadmin

    In spring, Easter lilies fill our homes with bright blooms and fragrant aromas. While the flowers seem to quickly come and go, there are some guidelines that may extend the life of your lily, as well as a few easy steps to follow if you choose to plant it outdoors. Leave the plant indoors until the last frost, …

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Preparing for Spring!

In Spring Prep by Thussadmin

Happy  Spring  everyone! There are a few things you can be doing outside now to gear up for enjoying a beautiful garden later this summer! The days are starting to become nicer and will hopefully stay that way. If you have been feeling house bound these past few weeks, (months!) now is the time to get out into the fresh …

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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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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 …