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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tree Queens of Summer

Posted In: Trees
​​​Hungry for spring, we so often choose our trees: cherries, deciduous magnolias, dogwoods, stewartia based on the show they put on at that...

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Vegetarian Garlic Broth

Posted In: Recipes
Roses love it, vampires fear it. I have a cushion that advises: anyone who doesn't love cats must have been a rat in a former life. By exten...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Summer Garden

The Summer Garden

Posted In: Gardening
There is a myth, probably born in heat & nurtured in the longing for shade & leisure, that there “isn’t much to do” in the garden in the hea...

Friday, June 17, 2016

Your Garden in June 2016

Posted In: Gardening
We are starting to get into the swing of things by June. Mowing, planting, fertilizing, trimming, deadheading and staking oh my! I hope you ...

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, 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...

Thursday, August 20, 2015

August 2015 In Your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
As we move through the lazy hazy days of August I can’t help thinking that I haven’t even scratched the surface of my own summer to-do list....

Thursday, July 9, 2015

July 2015 In Your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
The lack of rain is on everyone’s mind this summer and not surprisingly watering is on the top of my to-do list! With watering, timing and ...

Friday, June 12, 2015

June 2015 In your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
Holy heatwave Batman! I am spending my mornings watering my newly grafted baby apple trees and then once I’m done…I go to work and then hel...
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...

Monday, March 16, 2015

New Dahlias for 2015

Posted In: Bulbs
Dahlias are one of the most delightful plants for the summer garden. With hundreds, if not thousands of varieties available, in nearly every...

Thursday, August 14, 2014

August 2014 In Your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
July was a whirlwind of activity for this gal, looking forward to the leisurely pace of August! With the help of friends and family there h...

Thursday, July 17, 2014

July 2014 In your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
Let me interrupt your regularly scheduled summer holiday plans with a tiny little bit of work and a little bit of fun too! I am looking for...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Flowers of Summer

Posted In: Perennials
If you're like most gardeners, you'll make one or two trips to a garden centre in Spring and call it a year. So unfortunate. Many wonderful ...

Thursday, June 12, 2014

June 2014 In Your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
Well folks, summer is officially almost upon us, but judging from the number of customers coming in to see us in shorts and sandals and sipp...

Monday, March 10, 2014

Summer Flowering Bulbs

Posted In: Bulbs
Summer flowering bulbs are easy to grow and give a big impact in your flower garden. I use the term ‘bulb’ loosely because most of what you...

Friday, August 16, 2013

August 2013 In Your Garden

Posted In: Gardening
Thus far it has been a spectacular summer! My boot tan is coming along wonderfully as are the mosquito bites from my last camping endeavour...

Friday, August 16, 2013

Some Like It Hot Part 2

Posted In: Gardening
Last month I wrote about perennials that would be good for those hot, dry locations. This month I will touch on a few woody plants that can...
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Monday, March 9, 2020
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Saturday, February 29, 2020
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Sunday, February 16, 2020
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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Valentine’s Day at Arts Nursery!

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Growing Your Own Microgreens

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Thursday, January 30, 2020
Hummingbirds in the Winter

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Monday, January 20, 2020
Plants for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is just around the corner, and Arts Nursery is excited to bring in some cool plants and pieces in order to help you celebrate.


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