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Our Favourite Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Our Favourite Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Posted in Experts, Flowers, Summer

Visit the Country Basket Garden Centre today and we'll help you find the perfect drought-tolerant perennials for your Niagara garden!

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Choosing Shrubs for Fall Colour

Choosing Shrubs for Fall Colour

Posted in Experts, Trees & Shrubs, Fall

There are many shrubs out there aside from maple trees that can provide stunning yellows, bold oranges and bright red accents to your Niagara garden.

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How to Start Seeds Outdoors

How to Start Seeds Outdoors

Posted in Experts, Seeds, Soil & Mulch

While starting seeds indoors is a great way to get a head start on your garden, another options is to tuck them directly into the soil outdoors. Here are a few tips for planting seeds outside in your Niagara garden this year.

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Pest Management

Pest Management

Posted in Experts, General

It’s a challenge to keep insects and diseases at bay in greenhouse production. Pests that bother plants that grow “out in the wild” often have their natural predators living nearby.

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Which Bulbs Should I Plant in the Spring?

Which Bulbs Should I Plant in the Spring?

Posted in Experts, Bulbs - Spring, Bulbs - All, Spring

Bulbs come in a diverse selection of sizes, colours, and blooming periods. Here are just a few that you can plant in the spring for beautiful colour and texture in your Niagara garden all summer long.

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Which Bulbs Should I Plant in the Fall?

Which Bulbs Should I Plant in the Fall?

Posted in Experts, Bulbs - Fall, Bulbs - All, Fall

At the Country Basket Garden Centre, we offer a variety of bulbs that can be planted in the fall for beautiful flowers come spring. Here are just a few of the varieties on offer for your Niagara garden.

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Tips for Growing Cucumbers in Containers

Tips for Growing Cucumbers in Containers

Posted in Experts, Vegetables & Edibles, Container Gardening, Spring, Summer

Cucumbers are both fun and quite easy to grown in containers. With the proper care, your cucumber plants will produce high yields, keeping you in salads and cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches all summer long!

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Can I Grow Vegetables in Containers?

Can I Grow Vegetables in Containers?

Posted in Experts, Vegetables & Edibles, Container Gardening, Spring, Summer

With the price of fruits and vegetables higher than ever at the grocery store, many people are starting to consider growing their own at home. For those of us not fortunate enough to have acres of land on which to grow vegetables, container gardening is a great option!

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Tips for Using Mulch In Your Garden

Tips for Using Mulch In Your Garden

Posted in Experts, Soil & Mulch

Decorative mulch can add a beautiful finishing touch to your landscaping. However, mulch also serves a more functional purpose, being great for your soil and in some cases, protecting your plants from the elements.

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How to Plant a Lawn From Seed

How to Plant a Lawn From Seed

Posted in Experts, Seeds, Summer

A healthy, green lawn starts with the right care and maintenance. This guide will walk you through prepping your soil, how to sow your grass seed, and tips for overseeing as well as feeding.

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