Autumn Gardening

Just because summer is winding down, it doesn't mean the gardening season is! There's still much to do in the fall, both to prepare for the cold Ontario winter and for next spring, too. Here are some tips and advice for autumn gardening from our team.


Fall Garden Tasks: Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Fall Garden Tasks: Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Oct 10th, 2018

Falling leaves signal the beginning of the fall clean up season. Let's get your garden Winter ready with Gemmell's Fall garden tasks.

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Autumn Joy: The Benefits of Fall Gardening | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Autumn Joy: The Benefits of Fall Gardening | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Sep 27th, 2018

Autumn has arrived and with it come the benefits of Fall gardening. It's the perfect time for moving / dividing perennials or planting Spring bulbs & adding more colour.

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Hooray for Hostas | Drought Tolerant, Shade Loving & Gorgeous All Summer Long

Hooray for Hostas | Drought Tolerant, Shade Loving & Gorgeous All Summer Long

Posted May 31st, 2017

With beautiful foliage, shade & drought loving hostas are the perfect plant to accent flowers in the garden.

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Lawn Care | I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won | Nematodes

Lawn Care | I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won | Nematodes

Posted Apr 17th, 2017

If your lawn looks like a war zone this spring with dead patches, and torn up grass then it’s likely you have grubs. We have some tips on how to regain your beautiful lawn with nematodes. These naturally-occurring microscopic organisms are safe for pets and people and are a natural predator to grubs.

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How to Get Rid of Lawn Killing Grubs | Nematodes

How to Get Rid of Lawn Killing Grubs | Nematodes

Posted Mar 28th, 2017

We are answering the most frequently asked questions about Nematodes, naturally-occurring microscopic organisms, and how to use them to repair your lawn from the damage grubs cause.

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Celebrate Fall | Beautiful Autumn Planter Decor Ideas for Your Porch | Ottawa Gardening

Celebrate Fall | Beautiful Autumn Planter Decor Ideas for Your Porch | Ottawa Gardening

Posted Sep 26th, 2016

Jazz up your decor, and those planters, with a fantastic Autumn line up of plants. Get inspired with beautiful decor ideas and some of our favourite Fall plants at Gemmell’s - your Ottawa Valley Gardening Centre.

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