Summer is Coming

It is hard to believe that we have just entered the last few weeks of spring with summer on our doorstep. The weather is cooperating and our beloved annuals are getting the sunlight they so desire.

Be prepared to give your plants some extra TLC when the weather has been hot and dry for long spells.

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Trusty Tomatoes

When it comes to tomatoes, it’s not always about Beefsteaks and Sweet Millions! There are close to 10,000 different varieties of tomatoes around the world. We’re immensely proud of our robust selection of tomatoes at Van Luyk’s, not just because of the breadth of choices at your fingertips, but because we’ve rigorously trialled all of […]

June 7th, 2016|Vegetables|

Our Favourite Veggies

It’s not too late to get your veggie and herb gardens planted! With over 200 different offerings, it can be a little overwhelming trying to decide what’s best for your vegetable patch. We’ve narrowed it down for you with some of our staff’s favourite vegetable picks.

Anna’s Pick: Kale ‘Kale Storm’

Kale is a strong-flavoured, cold-tolerant cabbage […]

May 31st, 2016|Vegetables|

Beneficial Insects

In the past few years, the use of beneficial insects in the garden has become common and quite inexpensive. This is great news for those of us who are weary of watching pests such as Japanese beetles devour our favourite plants, or who have struggled to get good yields on our fruiting plants due to […]