Get Ready for Harvest

Get Ready for Harvest

One of the most exciting parts of growing a vegetable garden is harvesting. Regular harvesting will not only bring fresh produce to your table but will actually keep the plants healthier. However, sometimes it can be tricky knowing when your freshly grown produce is ready to be picked. Sunshine, warm weather, and rain can all impact when your crops are ready to be harvested. Thankfully, your plants use a few ways to communicate that they are ready to be harvest
July 21, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Butterflies are an extremely helpful part of our ecosystem, and promoting a healthy environment for them is a very important step in protecting butterfly populations. If you would like to create a butterfly garden in your backyard and aren’t sure how to get started, stop by your local Garden Gallery! We’d be happy to assist you get on track!
July 14, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Attracting Hummingbirds to your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to your Garden

When it comes to pollinators, there is nothing more fascinating than the hummingbird. This tiny creature flits through spaces quickly and is gone in the blink of an eye. Attracting these stunning species to your home may feel like a bit of a mystery. These little birds are seeking a specific environment which thankfully is simple to replicate.
July 07, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Tips for this Strawberry Season

Tips for this Strawberry Season

Ah, the beginning of summer: sunshine, relaxing days on the patio, and strawberries. Whether you like them on top of cereal, salads, or ice-cream-these bright red berries are sure to put a smile on your face.
June 30, 2021 — John Vanderwees
CELEBRATE CANADA DAY IN YOUR GARDEN

CELEBRATE CANADA DAY IN YOUR GARDEN

Canada Day is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors. This year, why not make the nation’s celebration memorable by making your outdoor living space a tribute to Canada.
June 25, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Plants to Deter Mosquitos

Plants to Deter Mosquitos

Enjoy your yard this summer without those pesky mosquitoes! Use these plants to deter them so you can relax, pest free!
June 18, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Backyard Wow!

Backyard Wow!

Do you love your outdoor space? We spend a lot of time making our lawns and gardens exactly the way that we want them. However, when all that hard work is done, you need a space to sit back and enjoy it. We eat, lounge, socialize and even work in these spaces, but the design is often left as an afterthought. It’s time to rethink the patio and discover how a few accessories can transform your space into an extension of your home!
June 10, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Feed Your Plants

Feed Your Plants

Do you want to know the secret of healthy plants? It’s simple. All plants need three things to grow well: sunlight, water, and nutrients. Each of these items work together to help your plants grow healthy and strong.
June 03, 2021 — John Vanderwees
The Secret to Successful Shade Loving Gardens

The Secret to Successful Shade Loving Gardens

Shade gardens offer a place of refuge during those hot summer days. These spaces naturally attract plants in cooler tones (think blue, purple, and green) creating a space that is designed for relaxation. The secret to success is choosing the perennials, evergreens, and annuals that thrive in these lower-light spaces.
May 27, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Create a Tropical Paradise

Create a Tropical Paradise

This gorgeous trend has received a lot of coverage and for good reason. Considering we all want a space that allows us to relax and unwind, creating an oasis is the perfect plan! It can be as simple as taking elements from your top relaxation spots and infusing your home with a taste of the tropics.
May 20, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Plant a Hot Pepper Garden

Plant a Hot Pepper Garden

Want to bring on the heat this summer? We have a range of hot peppers to satisfy your inner daredevil! Be adventurous, try growing a pepper you’ve never had before.
May 13, 2021 — John Vanderwees
Container Gardening Simplified

Container Gardening Simplified

Container gardens are a great way to dress up a patio or doorway. But it’s so much more than that. These miniature gardens are an opportunity to experiment with gardening trends, explore new flowers, or simply showcase a few favourites.
May 05, 2021 — John Vanderwees