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Succulent Care

Succulent Care

Trendy, cool-looking and easy to care for! That's why we love succulents!

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Air Plant Care

Air Plant Care

You've brought an air plant into your home....now here's all the tips and tricks to keep it alive!

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Downy Mildew on Impatiens

Downy Mildew on Impatiens

Is Downy Mildew affecting your annual impatiens? These are the symptoms of downy mildew, what to do about it and which plants can be planted in their place in your Niagara garden.

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Jamie Durie Video: Made for the Shade

Jamie Durie Video: Made for the Shade

In this video, Jamie Durie shows us how to take a shady space in your Niagara garden and bring it to life with a few containers filled with vibrant shade plants that perform all summer long.

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Plants That Japanese Beetles Don't Like

Plants That Japanese Beetles Don't Like

To minimize or even prevent the damage Japanese Beetle can do in your Niagara garden, try planting plants that deter them, or that they don't feed on.

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Drought Tolerant Annuals

Drought Tolerant Annuals

Drought-tolerant annuals can stand up to dry conditions, meaning the require less water, saving you money, and reducing the environmental footprint of your garden.

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Companion Flowers for Vegetables & Herbs

Companion Flowers for Vegetables & Herbs

Certain special flowers act as defenders of the garden, promoting growth when planted with vegetables and herbs. The following is a collection of the top flowers you can use in your Niagara garden as companions for your other plants!

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Winter Care for Tropicals

Winter Care for Tropicals

Tropical plants can be a stunning addition to your garden, but they won't survive long in our cold Niagara winters! Here are some tips for what to do when you bring your tropical plant inside this fall.

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Our Favourite Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Our Favourite Drought-Tolerant Perennials

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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1-Year Warranty on Roses & Perennials

1-Year Warranty on Roses & Perennials

At the Country Basket Garden Centre in Niagara, we know that our customers don't buy plants intending to kill them! Sometimes things just go wrong, so we offer a generous 1-year warranty on all perennials and roses.

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Tips for Planting Bulbs

Tips for Planting Bulbs

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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Custom Planting Service

Custom Planting Service

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

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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Planting Beautiful Perennial Beds

Planting Beautiful Perennial Beds

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

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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