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...

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...

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...

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...

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...