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Seeds are a good way to get started!

We tend to get excited about Spring finally arriving – buying and planting seeds is a good ‘spring’ activity that you can do when it is still cold out. A […]

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Fall Planting

Many folks are surprised to learn that autumn runs a close second to spring as an ideal planting time, but it’s true: cool temperatures, reliable rainfall, and short, bright days […]

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It’s the LONG weekend – Let Spring Begin….

Forget about the Spring Vernal Equinox way back in March… in Ontario, spring officially begins on Victoria Day Weekend – very convenient of the good Queen Victoria to arrange a […]

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Japanese Maple – an Ontario Thriller

In container gardening we use the phrases thriller/filler/spiller to help us arrange plants – with the ‘thriller’ plant being the signature plant that draws our attention.  In garden landscapes we […]

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What’s All The Fuss About Trees

So you sometimes hear us plant types talking a lot about ‘tree cover’ – and that a community should aim for over 40% tree cover to be a healthy outdoor […]

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Roses – new shrub roses lead the way

  As we plan gardens this time of year many consider adding roses.  We have the past few years seen some amazing new roses enter our gardens – and in […]

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