Bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds oh my! All gardens need bees and other pollinators to thrive and grow, they are the essential helpers. Hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies may be nice to see in the yard, but are they really that integral to the life of a garden? Pollinators struggle with the loss of diverse habitats, undernourishment, and overall health, but you
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.
Dahlias are one of the most popular summer flowers. With hundreds of different colours, shapes, and sizes, it’s easy to see why people love dahlias. You can enjoy your favourite varieties year after year with some mindful attention during the growing season and aftercare in overwintering your dahlia tubers. Dahlias are great for a cut flower garden, giving you the
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,
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
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
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
Looking for new ideas for your garden? Curious about alternatives on where and how to grow plants? Vertical gardening is a popular trend in the world of gardening. With the ability to add creativity, design, form, and function into a garden space, it’s not hard to see why this method is rising in popularity. Vertical gardening is excellent for both large