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How to plant perennials

Perennials are beautiful, hardy plants that come back year after year. Some of the gardener’s most beloved plants — like hostas, clematis, and peonies —...

Build a lasting garden with perennials

Perennial plants offer the gardener many years of enjoyment, and many get bigger and better each spring. There are a tremendous number of perennial plants...

Eat flowers!- by Albert Mondor

Although we mostly create them to be ornamental, our gardens contain various species of flowers that are completely edible. Here are some mouth-watering examples. With...

Stay Cool Gardening - By Mark Cullen

Each year Canadian gardeners concern them selves that we are going to experience a long hot summer.  The burning question is, “How can I enjoy...

How to best water your lawn

If your goal is a gorgeous green lawn to be the neighbour’s envy, you will need to be smart about how you water your precious...

How to plant annuals

Many of our favourite summer flowers are annuals, or plants that live for just one season. They are a great addition to any garden and...

All about shade gardens

Known for their rich greens, shade gardens are inviting in the heat of summer, providing a cool respite from the sun. Shade plants usually have...