What are invasive plant species, and why should you be concerned about them? Invasive plants are non native species that grow quickly and adversely affect the environment.  These aggressive growing exotic plants do not occur naturally in certain areas; therefore, they do not have any natural predators or environmental pressures to keep their abundant growth in check.   These destructive invasive

If you're a home gardener, then watering your plants is probably one of your regular tasks. But do you know how to water them properly? There are some tips and tricks that can help make sure your plants get the water they need, without wasting, or overwatering them. So, if you're looking for ways to improve your watering habits, read

As the weather is getting warmer, kids are (hopefully) taking breaks from electronics and heading outside to play. Teaching kids a love for gardening is a great idea, and it’s also a good way to get them some fresh air! Gardens are generally a safe space for kids to play, but whether you have a large or small outdoor space,

When spring rolls around, it’s finally time to plant our favourite vegetable garden plants. This year, there are some very special vegetables growing in our gardens along with our tried-and-true favourites! All Florissa fruits and vegetables are non-GMO varieties – perfect for a natural garden.  Read on and find out what we will be planting in our backyard vegetable garden,

Have you seen those beautiful English gardens with flowers growing along the lattices adding that pop of colour? If you are like us and have seen any English garden photos on Pinterest, you might be wondering what that beautiful plant is. Well look no further because they are Clematis! They are the perfect plant to add some height and colour

The key to a beautiful garden is understanding what grows well given the space and lighting that you have.  If your landscape has deciduous trees, tall mature shrubs, faces north, or receives minimal sunlight, you know exactly what I'm talking about! Shady areas in your garden have limited light and yet there are so many wonderful plants that will thrive within

If you're like most people, you can't wait to get your hands on some summer bulbs. This year, there are some really cool varieties to check out. With new dahlias, gladiolus, ranunculus, lilies and more, there is sure to be something that suits your style! These varieties are specifically chosen for their cut flower potential so you can enjoy them