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The Benefits of A Fresh Christmas Tree

When it comes to finding the perfect Christmas tree, try going real! Your first thought might be that buying an artificial tree that is reusable is better for the environment versus chopping down a fresh tree. In actual fact the opposite is true. When it comes to...

Keep Your Winter Greens Fresh

It’s time to start thinking about decorating for the holidays. Nothing invokes the spirit of the season more than the smell of fresh greens like cedar, pine and Douglas fir. It’s time to start thinking about decorating for the holidays. Nothing invokes the spirit of...

Shopping Local

We think shopping local is important and believe you should too! With so many big box stores around town, it’s nice to support a local company whenever you can. Here are some of the best reasons why you should shop local: We think shopping local is important and...

What is Phosphorus?

Phosphorus: Putting the P in NPK Phosphorus is a chemical element with the symbol P on the periodic table of elements. It is highly reactive and as a result is never found as a free element on earth – it’s always bonded with something else. It’s needed – along with...

Fall Gardening Checklist

Fall is officially here! The leaves are changing along with the seasons and we want to make spring as easy as possible for you. Get outside and enjoy that beautiful fall weather while you can by preparing your garden for next year. Tidy up The first thing you will...

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...

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