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When should I water my plants? The number one question we get asked here at the nursery is when should I water my plants? That’s simple; water them when they need it! Unfortunately it’s not like following a recipe where you add X amount of water every Y number of...
Delicious Citrus Tips for growing citrus plants Container: Choosing a vessel with adequate drainage is essential. Select a clay, ceramic, or plastic pot slightly larger than the root ball. It should have a drainage hole at the bottom. Fill the drainage...
The Benefits of Houseplants Houseplants do more than just provide aesthetic value; they can actually have a positive effect on your health. In the 1980’s, NASA conducted research on the ability of tropical plants to clean the air in the space station. Since then we’ve...
Orchids add an exotic touch to any home décor Orchids add an exotic touch to any home décor. They have long-lasting flowers which come in an array of colors and shapes. There are about seven types which can be readily purchased in stores and garden centers and...
Poinsettia Perfection Caring for Your Poinsettia with the Perfect Touch Poinsettias are beautiful for the Christmas season and come in a variety of colours to compliment the decor around your home. They look amazing with their rich green leaves and their vibrant...
Prepare now for the spring season and be rewarded with beautiful colors after a long cold winter. Fall Planting of Spring Bulbs How deep should I plant the bulb? When you are planting a bulb, the general rule would be to plant it about twice the depth of the bulb...
The little things you do for your plant early on will allow for longevity and healthy plant life. Here are 5 tips that will help you while caring for your snake plant. Use a good houseplant potting soil versus using garden soil. Each week, rotate your plant about a...
Your guide to the perfect blueberry crop Blueberries Blueberries make handsome and colourful garden plants. In spring, blueberry twigs are peppered with white or pink, urn-shaped flowers. In summer, most berries change from green to pink or red and finally to blue...
Shade trees in the home garden: The decision to purchase a shade tree is making an investment in the future. It requires some careful planning but is ultimately very rewarding for such little effort. There are several factors to consider when choosing a tree: the size...
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