How to grow ground cover

Ground covers are attractive alternatives to turf, and a solution for areas in your garden where nothing else grows well. Ground covers are low-growing perennial...

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...

Tips on starting plants from seeds

For many people, it's the preferred way to begin a garden. If you only draw on local resources of bedding and potted plants, you're likely...

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 —...

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...

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...

Planting roses - a how-to

A beautiful rose garden has always been a sign of an accomplished gardener because roses can be finicky. They need more care than other flowers...

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...

A guide on moving seedlings

Moving your precious seedlings into the garden is one of the most nerve-wracking times of the growing season. You don’t want to be too hard...