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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Forcing Paperwhite Bulbs

Growing Bulbs Indoors For The Holidays

Posted In: Bulbs
Usually, when we are getting ready for the winter season our minds are not thinking about blooming flowers or gardening. However, it’s super...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Stone Fruit Chutney

Posted In: Recipes
In July and August, all the stone fruits begin to ripen - there is an abundance of plums, apricots & peaches.  Sometimes the sheer amount ca...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Learn to Grow Hydrangeas

Posted In: Shrubs
Hydrangeas are a very easy care shrub, especially for us here on the west coast, but good cultivation will bring out their best. First of ...

Friday, May 10, 2019

Hanging Basket Care and Tips

Posted In: Hanging Baskets
We have a huge variety and selection of Hanging Baskets at our Nursery and May is the perfect time of year to welcome these to your home! As...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Strawberry Growing Basics

If you ask people what their favourite summertime berry is… odds are they will say Strawberry. These delightful tasty berries are easy to gr...

Friday, May 20, 2016

Hydrangea Basics

Posted In: Shrubs
Oh the fabulous hydrangea! Of all the flowering shrubs this one has always been a show stopper but in 2016 this is not just your grandmas pi...

Friday, May 6, 2016

Roses Simplified

Posted In: Roses
Growing Roses is easier than you think. Roses have been around for millions of years yet they sometimes get a bad rap as finicky to grow, no...

Sunday, September 13, 2015

How To Grow The Best Garlic

Posted In: Edibles
Nine months may seem like a long time to wait for just some garlic, but it's well worth the wait! When planting garlic it is best to plant ...

Thursday, June 11, 2015

How to Grow The Best Tomatoes

Posted In: Edibles
Tomatoes are one of the most rewarding edible plants you can grow you can grow in your garden. A single plant can produce kilograms of tasty...

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Growing Hellebores

Posted In: Perennials
Also known as Lenten Roses and Christmas Roses, Hellebores are wonderful winter and spring blooming perennials that feature elegant flowers...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Enjoy Amazing Amaryllis

Posted In: Bulbs
Amaryllis, or Hippeastrum are flowering bulbs from the subtropics of Central and Southern America. In their native climates, they are spring...

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Growing Winter Vegetables

Posted In: Edibles
I am new to winter vegetable gardening. This year I’ll be trying a few greens and possibly some radishes in a large container against the s...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Secrets of Growing Tomatoes

Posted In: Edibles
There is no comparison to fresh off the vine tomatoes. There are some, like Black Krim with that smoky slightly salty taste that I carry t...

Friday, August 16, 2013

Growing Figs In The Pacific Northwest

Posted In: Edibles
Fig trees are large rambling deciduous plants with lush tropical looking leaves and sweet, highly sought-after fruit. While heat loving, fig...

Monday, March 18, 2013

More Seed Sowing Tips

Part 2

Posted In: Seeds
Well, the rain keeps coming down, and I find myself continually checking on my seedlings to remind me that Spring is on the way! So here is...

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Growing Tillandsia Air Plants

Posted In: Indoor Plants
Tillandsia is the largest genus in the Bromeliad family of plants. Commonly known as Air Plants, they are found from jungle to rain forest t...

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

An Introduction To Growing Grapes

When I moved into my present location the front yard was a massive jungle of weeds and "garden" unfortunately not my idea of a garden. I pr...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Growing Pumpkins

Posted In: Vegetables
Well Mother Nature is certainly throwing us some curves with the weather this spring again, especially in terms of precipitation and saturat...
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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