MAKE FRESH FLOWERS LOOK THEIR BEST

MAKE FRESH FLOWERS LOOK THEIR BEST

Want to keep your blooms lasting longer? Follow a few of these simple cut flower care ideas and you will keep your blooms vibrant and long lasting.
KEEP YOUR GARDEN HYDRATED

KEEP YOUR GARDEN HYDRATED

Summer is the peak growing time for gardens. However, sunshine and heat can make it tricky for your plants to stay hydrated. This summer, avoid wilted and dying plants by creating an environment that will help you use water more efficiently.
GET READY FOR HARVEST

GET READY FOR HARVEST

One of the most exciting parts of growing a vegetable garden is harvesting. Regular harvesting will not only bring fresh produce to your table but will actually keep the plants healthier.
ATTRACTING BUTTERFLIES TO YOUR GARDEN

ATTRACTING BUTTERFLIES TO YOUR GARDEN

Milkweed is a favourite of the magnificent Monarch butterfly. Unfortunately Monarch’s aren’t doing so well these days, and were even placed on a list of special concern in Canada. Monarchs are not quite endangered, but their declining numbers are causing concern to scientists.
ATTRACTING HUMMINGBIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN

ATTRACTING HUMMINGBIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN

When it comes to pollinators, there is nothing more fascinating than the hummingbird. This tiny creature flits through spaces quickly and is gone in the blink of an eye.
TIPS FOR THIS STRAWBERRY SEASON

TIPS FOR THIS STRAWBERRY SEASON

Ah, the beginning of summer: sunshine, relaxing days on the patio, and strawberries. Whether you like them on top of cereal, salads, or ice-cream-these bright red berries are sure to put a smile on your face.
CELEBRATE CANADA DAY IN YOUR GARDEN

CELEBRATE CANADA DAY IN YOUR GARDEN

Canada Day is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors. This year, why not make the nation’s celebration memorable by making your outdoor living space a tribute to Canada.
5 PLANTS TO DETER MOSQUITOES

5 PLANTS TO DETER MOSQUITOES

Mosquitos breed in shallow water, so it is important to make sure that standing water is dumped out and changed regularly. Things that can catch and store water, such as clogged gutters and flowerpot saucers should be dumped out after a rainfall to deter mosquitos.
BACKYARD WOW

BACKYARD WOW

Do you love your outdoor space? We spend a lot of time making our lawns and gardens exactly the way that we want them. However, when all that hard work is done, you need a space to sit back and enjoy it.
FEED YOUR PLANTS

FEED YOUR PLANTS

Do you want to know the secret of healthy plants? It’s simple. All plants need three things to grow well: sunlight, water, and nutrients. Each of these items work together to help your plants grow healthy and strong.

THE SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL SHADE LOVING GARDENS

THE SECRET TO SUCCESSFUL SHADE LOVING GARDENS

Shade gardens offer a place of refuge during those hot summer days. These spaces naturally attract plants in cooler tones (think blue, purple, and green) creating a space that is designed for relaxation. The secret to success is choosing the perennials, evergreens, and annuals that thrive in these lower-light spaces.
CREATE A TROPICAL PARADISE

CREATE A TROPICAL PARADISE

This gorgeous trend has received a lot of coverage and for good reason. Considering we all want a space that allows us to relax and unwind, creating an oasis is the perfect plan! It can be as simple as taking elements from your top relaxation spots and infusing your home with a taste of the tropics.