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.
Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays in Chinese culture. While it is a time to honour deities and family ancestors, it is also a time to celebrate new beginnings. Flowers carry special significance during this time of year. Their growth after the long winter signifies life and good fortune. Decorating your… Read more »
Earlier this month, Pantone announced their 2016 Colour of the Year. Or should I say colours. That’s right, unlike previous years’ predictions, Pantone chose a blend of two colours: Serenity and Rose Quartz. Together, the colours create balance and act as a soothing counterpoint to the stresses of modern living. Both gentle and calming tones also have… Read more »