How to Maximize Small Garden Spaces
Gardens come in all shapes and sizes, from small to large and everything in between. Not all gardeners are blessed with the luxury of an ample plot of land to plant whatever their heart desires. For some, planting wide, spreading, and tall varieties is not in the cards. Thankfully, whatever the size of the garden, there are gorgeous bulbs, perennials
Why Pollinator Gardens are Important, and How to Build One
Why should I welcome pollinators into my garden? Is it important to attract bees and butterflies into your garden? By welcoming bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, you are paying attention to the overall health and strength of your garden. Bees pollinate as they go from flower to flower. While visiting flowers in your garden, bees help your flowers reproduce and
Planting the Best Fall Flowering and Early Spring Garden
What Should I Plant in the Fall? There are many spring blooms such as daffodils and tulips, and in summer, beautiful lilies and dahlias. But what about fall and early spring when the ground is only beginning to thaw? There are bulbs you can plant in the fall to extend the blooming period of your garden and bulbs that will flower
Extra Time on Your Hands?
Spring has arrived! Spend some extra time outdoors! With the arrival of spring, enjoy some solitude and soak up the sunshine that graces our gardens. Now is the perfect time to relax and unwind in the company of crisp spring air and sprouting garden friends. Grab a jacket, and a warm cup of tea or coffee, and take a walk
The Newest Hosta and Perennial of the Year!
Looking for Something New for Your Garden? Every year two outstanding perennials are showcased in the world of horticulture. This year, Hosta ‘Dancing Queen’ wins the title of Hosta of the Year, and Aralia ‘Sun King’ is honored with the award of Perennial of the Year. These two varieties are exceedingly worthy of these accolades. Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’ ‘Sun King’ is a
New Summer Blooms!
Exciting new varieties from Florissa coming soon to a garden centre near you! We have beautiful new Colourful Companions that pair complementary with varieties in your garden. In addition, we have a gorgeous range of dahlias, lilies, and also fruit! Experience amazing blooms from summer through fall. Summer Fiesta Summer Fiesta is Florissa’s Choice of the Year. This bright and bold decorative
Classic Blue and Your Garden
Classic Blue is the Pantone 2020 Colour of the Year. Everything from fashion, home, design and yes, gardening is influenced by Classic Blue this year. This blue is said to be representative of the sky at dusk. A sky that anticipates the day ahead, and all the wonders that may happen. Will you see new blooms and growth in your
Canadian Liberator is a stunning red tulip that is being used to create awareness and remembrance of a very important moment in history. In 1945, Canadian forces were an integral part of the liberation of Europe at the end of World War II, and spring 2020 marks 75 years since the end of WWII. It is important that the sacrifices
Grow Beautiful Peonies! Luscious soft and airy blooms with sublime fragrance, peonies are popular with just about everyone. A gardener’s dream plant, they’ve been in cultivation for over 200 years and are exceptionally long-lived. It’s not uncommon to hear of a peony plant celebrating 100 years or more in a garden landscape. They are vigorous, resilient, and best of all, so