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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Macrophylla Hydrangeas: In with the New!

Posted In: Shrubs
Without doubt, macrophylla hydrangeas are very high on any list of most popular summer & fall shrubs in the Pacific Northwest.  Here we offe...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Introduction to Hydrangeas

Posted In: Shrubs
Hydrangeas are a lovely and diverse genus, many of which have become essential parts of our garden vocabulary. Most of us are familiar with ...
Posted In: Roses
This year we were lucky enough to acquire four very special roses from acclaimed local rose hybridizer, Brad Jalbert of Select Roses. While ...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Top 6 Colourful Winter Plants

Winter is here!

Posted In: Winter Gardens
Winter is here and so are some spectacular colorful plants! Although it can be harder to find things for interest in your garden this time o...

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...

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Colourful Berries For Your Fall Garden

Posted In: Berries
In this video, Shelley Levis introduces you to four of her favourite shrubs that produce colourful berries in Fall. These include: Callicarp...

Friday, August 21, 2015

7 Feature Plants for August 2015

Posted In: Gardening
As we enter the 'dog-days' of summer our gardens are smothered by heat, shorted on water and deprived of nutrients. What looked fantastic in...
Posted In: Gardening
While many plants are drought tolerant once established, they still need ample moisture until their roots grow and become established. The p...
Posted In: Shade Gardening
If we had a dollar everytime someone asked, I have a shady spot, what can I plant?, we would be living in the lap of luxury. Contrary to pop...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

6 Beautiful Shrubs With Winter Interest

Posted In: Winter Gardens
As February begins, we gardeners begin to experience a common malady called 'Gardenius addictus'. This somewhat uncommon condition afflicts...

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Hooray for Holly!

Posted In: Shrubs
And as, when all the summer trees are seen So bright and green, The Holly leaves a sober hue display Less bright than they, But when the bar...

Thursday, October 9, 2014

October 2014 In Your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
Happy October to you!! Did you know that the leaves of trees change colour in the fall in reaction to the change in length of the day? Onc...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

New Shrubs From Proven Winners

Posted In: Shrubs
Looking for something new and unique for your garden? We have just brought in some new Proven Winners plants that are sure to please! Prove...

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Five Uncommon Plants For Fall Colour

Posted In: Fall Gardening
When everyone thinks of fall colours, all eyes turn towards the japanese maples. However, there are many other lesser known plants that can ...

Friday, June 14, 2013

Shrubs The Garden Workhorses Part 1

Part 1 of 2

Posted In: Shrubs
Deciduous flowering shrubs are the workhorses of the garden. They are the infill of the garden, the middle part or depth of a good design a...
Posted In: Shrubs
Camellia sasanqua or Christmas or Yuletide Camellia is a species of evergreen shrubs from the coastal forests of southern Japan and many oth...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Three Wonderful White Camellias

Posted In: Shrubs
Camellias are evergreen flowering shrubs that offer so much to the garden in early spring. While there are hundreds of varieties available, ...
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