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Tips for Planting Bulbs

Tips for Planting Bulbs

Posted in Experts, Flowers, Seasonal, Bulbs - Spring, Bulbs - Fall, Bulbs - All, Fall

There's nothing more refreshing, after a long, cold Niagara winter, than seeing your bulbs bursting into bloom in the spring!

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Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

Posted in Experts, Vegetables & Edibles, Seeds, Spring

Starting your own seeds indoors can be an extremely satisfying and rewarding endeavor. Follow these steps to make sure your seeds grow into healthy, happy plants!

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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 Word About Potting Mix

A Word About Potting Mix

Posted in Experts, Soil & Mulch

Potting mix is ideal for hanging baskets and container gardening. It is lightweight and allows for excellent drainage. And you may be surprised to learn, it's actually a soilless mix!

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Your Bulbs vs. Squirrels

Your Bulbs vs. Squirrels

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

Squirrels, as cute as they are, can be a bit of a pest concerning bulbs – especially with tulips.

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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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Vegetables You Can Plant in Early Spring

Vegetables You Can Plant in Early Spring

Posted in Experts, Vegetables & Edibles, Spring

As soon as the final snows of winter have melted away, the avid gardeners among us (you know who you are!) are immediately rarin' to start digging away in their gardens. Here are some veggies you can plant in early spring that can handle the cold!

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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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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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