Dahlias are one of the most favourite summer flowering varieties. Unfortunately, dahlia season ends as winter approaches. The cold rolls in and dahlias fade away. Unlike most perennial roots and bulbs such as lilies, dahlias tubers are not winter hardy in most Canadian growing areas. So as a dahlia gardener, you now have an extra task on your fall gardening
Large garden planters make for eye-catching displays. There are many sizes, designs, and materials of containers. Big containers or barrels can be utilized in many ways to add variety, structure, form, and interest to the garden. The large size creates fantastic focal pieces, gives you more room to plant, and more choices of plants since you are not as restricted
Having a cut flower garden is so rewarding! There is nothing better than bringing your homegrown flowers indoors to enjoy. Bouquets of flowers bring instant colour to a room and make the perfect gift for friends and family. There are so many flowers available it seems like an endless selection. However not all flowers are best for cutting, so we’re here
As the summer months wrap up, cooler weather starts to roll in and autumn appears. It’s a season of leaves changing colour, crisp fresh air, pumpkins, and it is also a very exciting time for gardeners! Spring flowering bulbs hit the garden centre shelves, complete with standard favourites along with some dazzling new varieties! It’s now time to plan out
In autumn, all of your favourite bulb varieties are hitting the shelves. I love browsing the fully stocked shelves, dreaming about feathery pink parrot tulips, and spunky mini daffodils poking up in my spring garden! September is a great time to visit your local garden centre so you can have the first choice of a wide variety of spring-blooming bulbs.
Ever have a month pass by and miss a task which needs to be done? If you forget certain gardening milestones throughout the year, then you are not alone. But don’t worry! We are here to help! Below is a month-by-month list of milestones for gardeners. With gardens ever-changing, there is something to do every month of the year. Be