August Gardening Tips and News

The summer has certainly provided a mixed bag of weather for us – some pleasant days, very hot days, and some severe and rainy days in between. While some plants and gardens have thrived, others may be looking a little ‘weathered.’

Here are our tips to help prolong the life of your lawn and garden through the remaining […]

Flower Favourites

You’re probably sick of hearing it already, but Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!

In the spirit of the season, we’ve asked some of our staff to weigh in on what plant – fresh cut flower, potted plant, or otherwise – deserves some recognition for Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for flower recommendations or something […]

January 29th, 2018|Holiday Arrangements, Tropicals/Indoor Plants|

Poinsettia Pitfalls

Poinsettias are the single most popular houseplant during the Christmas season in Canada. Every year, millions are purchased –and for good reason! Their red, pink, or white bracts are the perfect splash of colour when used in concert with other holiday décor. However, poinsettias are sensitive to excessive heat, light, and cold. In the wrong […]

November 13th, 2016|Tropicals/Indoor Plants|

“Spooky” Plants

In the spirit of Hallowe’en (which is only a few days away), we’ve compiled a list of indoor and outdoor plants that our staff consider spooky for one or many reasons! If you’re looking for a little Hallowe’en inspiration, then peruse our staff picks and get inspired (or frightened!).

Anna’s Pick: Ghost Fern

The name says it […]

October 25th, 2016|Perennials, Trees and Shrubs, Tropicals/Indoor Plants|

January Gardening Tips: Indoors and Out

With the holiday season behind us and spring still a little ways off, it’s a great time to turn our attention to indoor houseplants, or add a burst of colour to your windowsill with flowering plants that hint at spring to come! See our list below for more tips on ‘What’s a gardener to do in January.’

Also, […]

January 9th, 2016|Gardening Advice, Tropicals/Indoor Plants|

Best Indoor Gardening Tips

How quickly our weather has changed in the region from just one week ago. Our winter landscape is suddenly a sea of white – time to get out the boots, skis or snow shoes, build a snowman, take a quiet country drive, or book your winter escape!

Or you can stroll through our tropical oasis and […]

January 9th, 2015|Gardening Advice, Tropicals/Indoor Plants|