Next Monday (June 20th, also the first day of summer) marks the start of the ninth annual National Pollinator Week. Originating in the US, National Pollinators Week has spread around the globe to become a worldwide initiative aimed at protecting our pollinators. Why? The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity Ecosystem Services, consisting of 77 experts from… Read more »
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Ever wonder how your newly purchased 2.5″ bedding plants get made. From plug to plant, here is a behind the scenes look at our Tried & True Garden Collection.
A new initiative is growing in BC that any gardener – aspiring or seasoned – can dig: PlantSomethingBC. While only recently brought to British Columbia by the BC Landscape and Nursery Association (BCLNA), the Plant Something program was started in Arizona several years ago and has since spread to many communities across North America. Collectively, all… Read more »
At some point in everybody’s lives, they will feel overwhelmed by stress. It could be stress from upcoming exams, from work projects, or from life in general. No one is immune to stress. And different people deal with it in different ways. For example, I am someone so grossly unequipped to deal with even the… Read more »
Soil provides the foundation for a plant’s vitality. Even if you provide your plants with the best of the best, like planting it in diamond encrusted containers or watering with bottles of Fengari Platinum, without good soil your plants will never reach their full potential. Kind of like the 40 year-old Harvard-educated, unemployed bachelor living… Read more »
‘Tis the season… of holiday gift-giving anxiety! There is always that one person that is tricky to buy for. But don’t worry! If that person is a gifted gardener or a horticultural homie, we’ve got you covered! 1. Garden Journal A garden journal is an essential tool to any gardener (whether they realize it or… Read more »