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How to Plant Bulbs

Spring flowering bulbs are coming to Scott’s Nursery and you do not want to miss out! Once you pick out the perfect bulbs and you take them home, be sure to store them in a cool and dry place until it’s time to plant. You do not want your bulbs near ripening fruit as...

Decorating for Fall

Now that summer is coming to an end, you might be wondering how you can spruce up your outdoor decor to welcome fall. Whether it’s your porch, patio, deck, or even somewhere indoors, we have ideas for you. Fall mums are the perfect fall plant to bring a little colour...

Biological Control

As any gardener knows, unwanted bugs can destroy your beautiful beds! No one wants to use chemicals and we can’t blame them. Harsh chemicals can hurt the bugs that we want to keep in our garden such as bees and butterflies. You best (and safest) bet against unwanted...

Beneficial Pollinators

Growing your own ‘Bee Garden’ will not only benefit your plants but will also benefit everyone around you!  Did you know that every one in three bites of food was brought to you by a pollinator? Bees bring pollen from one plant to the other to help give you a...

Front Yard Additions

This year we’ve brought in new perennials, trees, and shrubs! We wanted to highlight some of our favourite ones so you can be just as excited as we are. Betony Hummelo This year we’ve brought in new perennials, trees, and shrubs! We wanted to highlight some of our...

Ignite Your Creativity With Herbs

Herbs are delectable little plants that we ‘ooh’ and ‘ahh’ over when watching cooking shows. They bring so much flavour to any dish! Outside of the kitchen, however, they can ignite a creativity that you didn’t even know you had inside of you! Here are three awesome...

Herb Recipes

Delicious Herb Recipes that will make you smile. Stevia Simple Syrup: ¼ cup of dried stevia leaves 1 cup of boiling water Pour the boiling water over the stevia leaves and let steep until cool. Strain the liquid into a mason jar, store in the fridge for up to a month...

Indoor Cactus Care 101

Indoor Cactus Care 101  Light: Choose the sunniest location available such as a south or west facing windowsill. Water: Cacti thrive on summer care and winter neglect. From late spring to late summer, waterthem regularly but make sure the excess water can drain freely...

10 Easy Steps for Growing Your Own Seeds!

10 Easy Steps for Growing Your Own Seeds!   • Find some trays or pots Trays and pots with drainage are a good idea but to protect your furniture you can set them inside a tray with no drainage holes. Fill the seed tray with seed compost Use a good quality seed...

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