PLANT A TREE TO COMMEMORATE CANADA’S 150TH BIRTHDAY!

Do your part for the land we call home! As Canadians, we’re incredibly lucky to live amongst lush forests, beautiful lakes, and scenic landscapes. For this year’s momentous Canada Day, give back to our environment by planting a tree to mark Canada’s 150th birthday! To celebrate this significant moment in our Country’s history, we’re giving […]

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JUNE IS PERENNIAL MONTH HERE IS A HANDY MONTH BY MONTH BLOOMING GUIDE

Perennials in bloom month by month March Crocus Crocus Glory of the snow Chionodoxa Winter aconite Eranthis Snowdrop Galanthus Christmas rose Helleborus Lenten rose Helleborus Iris Iris danfordiae Iris Iris reticulata Striped squill Puschkinia Squill Scilla April Spring Adonis Adonis Golden garlic Allium moly Anemone Anemone sp. & cvs. Pasque flower Anemone pulsatilla Columbine Aquilegia […]

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TREE PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS

Planting instructions Helpful hints on how to successfully plant your newly purchased nursery stockPreparation Your new plants should be installed as soon as possible. If there is some delay in planting, then it is important to guard against moisture loss. Store plants in a shady, wind protected area, and keep root area evenly moist. Handle […]

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ASPARAGUS

  http://www.almanac.com/plant/asparagus   PLANTING, GROWING, AND HARVESTING ASPARAGUS   Asparagus is a perennial bulb and stem vegetable that greets us every spring. It may take 2 to 3 years to get started and produce, so patience is needed! But then the plant can be productive up to 20 years, so we think it’s worth the wait. Asparagus […]

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SEED POTATOES

A few things about growing potatoes, they do not grow from true seed but rather re-grow from vegetative parts, in essence they re-grow form the potato itself. Any potato can be used to propagate however it is recommended to use certified seed potatoes as they have the best chance of being disease free. You can […]

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TOP 22 BENEFITS OF TREES

Make several compelling reasons for planting a tree! Trees combat climate change Excess carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by many factors is a building up in our atmosphere and contributing to climate change. Trees absorb CO2, removing and storing the carbon while releasing the oxygen back into the air. In one year, an acre of mature […]

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