Soil Preparation Tips: How Do You Prepare Garden Soil for Planting?
There's nothing quite like the feeling of planting a seed and watching it grow into a beautiful plant. To ensure your plants have the best chance at success, you need to start with good soil. Soil preparation is an important step in gardening, and it can be a little daunting if you're not sure where to start. Don't worry –
101 Shade Loving Perennials To Brighten Up Shady Spots
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
Delicious Fruit Plants to Grow this Summer
Having fresh fruit during the summer months is a must. I love having fresh fruit easily accessible for eating and baking. It’s great to wake up, toss some berries into the blender and start the morning off right with a tasty smoothie. So how about building a fruit garden this year? Have fresh tasty fruit right at home – no
Summer Bulbs are Back! Check Out These New Varieties!
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
Everything You Need to Know About Planting Perennials in Spring
Spring is full of sunshine, blooms, and watching plants grow! With all the excitement that comes in the months of spring, it's important to think about how to get perennials ready for spring, plus think about what kind of perennials you may want to add to your collection this season. What are perennials you may ask? A perennial plant is
6 Tips to Start Early Spring Gardening
Winter is drawing to a close and the temperatures are warming (if only slightly). That means spring is on its way! As you prepare your home for this new season, don't forget about your garden. How to pre garden for spring? There are some tasks that need attention in the early spring so that you can get ready for planting
A Sneak Peek of New Perennials for this Spring
If you're like us, you are always looking out for new things to add to your garden. It's a great way to keep up with current trends as there are always new and cool plants entering the garden scene. We always look forward to seeing the new perennials that are coming out each year. This spring is no exception -
Veggie Seeds to Sow in Early Spring
It's spring (almost)! While the winter chill might still be hanging in the air, spring is right around the corner. Early spring means it's time to start sowing vegetables. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or new to the game, these hardy performers are easy to plant. Bonus! No need to wait until the last frost date has passed - these
Florissa’s Choice of the Year – New for Spring!
During the dark days of winter we dream of spring, and during the colourful months of spring, we wish they would never end! So, when spring finally arrives there is nothing more exciting than getting into the garden. With new varieties, colours, and blooms, it can be hard to pick what you want to try this year in the garden.
What’s What in the Garden: Start Here
Spring is just around the corner, and it's time to plan your garden! But what exactly does that mean? Where do you start? What should I plant in my garden? What is the best place for planting shrubs, trees, bulbs, annuals or perennials? What really are annuals or perennials? Sometimes it can feel like a daunting task trying to figure