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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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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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Custom Planting Service

Custom Planting Service

Posted in Experts, Flowers, General, Seasonal, Promotions & Specials, Container Gardening, Spring, Summer, Fall

Pam Bongers (the owner) and staff are our custom planting architects! They'll work with you to custom design your dream planters or container gardens that fit your budget and the style of your Niagara garden.

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Niagara's Most Popular Bulbs

Niagara's Most Popular Bulbs

Posted in Flowers, Bulbs - Spring, Bulbs - Fall, Bulbs - All, Spring, Summer, Fall

Springtime flowering bulbs get a lot of attention, but there are bulbs that bloom in summer and autumn, too. Here are a few of the most popular.

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A Guide to Growing Strawberries

A Guide to Growing Strawberries

Posted in Experts, Vegetables & Edibles, Spring, Summer

One of the most exciting fruits in your garden has to be strawberries; they fruit quite early, and give you the first true taste of summer! Here, we’ve put together a quick guide to help you grow your own strawberries at home.

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On Growing Roses

On Growing Roses

Posted in Experts, Trees & Shrubs, Spring, Summer

Roses are the flowers of poetry; fragrant and lovely amidst the thorns that guard them. There are many varieties of roses for gardeners of all different experience levels.

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Creating a Picture-Perfect Landscape

Creating a Picture-Perfect Landscape

Posted in Experts, Trees & Shrubs, General, Spring, Summer

You want your landscape to be interesting and beautiful in all seasons. This can seem difficult here in Niagara, but you can accomplish it by choosing plants that have features that are pleasing in each season.

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Planting Beautiful Perennial Beds

Planting Beautiful Perennial Beds

Posted in Experts, Flowers, Fertilizer, Spring, Summer

In today's blog post, the Country Basket Garden Centre team offers up some tips and advice for planting beautiful, hardy perennial gardens in Niagara.

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Annuals: Five Steps to Fantastic Color

Annuals: Five Steps to Fantastic Color

Posted in Experts, Flowers, Spring, Summer

Though annual flowers must be planted new every year, they provide a blast of colour all season long that's truly worth the effort.

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