About Peonies - Paeonia Paeonia or peonies are beloved perennials in the garden. As long-lived and low-maintenance garden plants, they deserve a place in every gardening space. Peonies live for over 100 years and will increase in the number of blooms it produces each season. Once peonies are established, they are drought tolerant and can handle a few weeks without water.
Spring flowering bulbs welcome us into a new season of gardening. It’s great to enjoy the hyacinths, tulips, narcissus, crocuses, muscari, and other spring bulbs planted so many months before. It’s been a long winter of waiting for our garden to show us the results of what we have planted. Unfortunately, when the spring season comes to an end, our
The tulips are in bloom and the weather is warming up, so, it's time to get outside and enjoy the springtime beauty across Canada! There are so many great places to see tulips blooming, from the capital city of Ottawa and its famous Tulip Festival to parks and gardens all around the country. So why not take a drive or
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
The first signs of spring are upon us, and we hope you're just as excited as we are to get out into the garden! After a long winter you may not want to wait until spring to add some colour to your outdoor spaces. No problem! You can use forced bulbs and other early blooming annuals to add colour and
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
Begonias and gloxinias are a favourite among gardeners since they are one of the earlier tubers available for all the eager gardeners out there! Both of these gorgeous flowers can be started indoors, and begonias can easily be transferred into the garden during the summer months when the temperature is warmer. This way you can enjoy the gloxinias and begonias
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