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The Life of an Annual or Perennial Flower | The Long and Winding Road | Ottawa Garden Centre

The Life of an Annual or Perennial Flower | The Long and Winding Road | Ottawa Garden Centre

Posted Mar 18th, 2017 in Plant Love, Spring Gardening, Summer Gardening

Have you ever wondered when you pick up that potted annual, perennial or hanging basket in the spring, where it actually came from? The life of an annual or perennial flower begins much sooner that many people think.

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A Seed is a Promise | Tips on Growing & Sowing Seeds

A Seed is a Promise | Tips on Growing & Sowing Seeds

Posted Mar 5th, 2017 in Plant Love, Spring Gardening, The Basics

Seeds are an economical way to grow and a wonderful way to teach children about the magic of plants and gardening. Read on for our best growing tips for your seeds.

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Winter Gardening | Pretty Winterscape Projects | Ottawa Valley

Winter Gardening | Pretty Winterscape Projects | Ottawa Valley

Posted Nov 16th, 2019 in Garden Design, Plant Love, Winter Gardening

Winterscaping is a whole new element of gardening that extends the gardening season in a fun and low maintenance way...join us and learn how to create a beautiful evergreen planter that will last all winter long.

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Much More than a Pretty Face: 8 Health Benefits of Plants | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Much More than a Pretty Face: 8 Health Benefits of Plants | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Nov 6th, 2019 in Autumn Gardening, Garden Design, Green Living, House Plants, Plant Love, Spring Gardening, Summer Gardening, The Basics

Sure plants are pretty and smell great, but did you know that many plants can actually benefit your physical and mental health?

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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 in Autumn Gardening, Plant Love, Seasonal, The Basics

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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Best Flowering Shrubs for Your Garden This Summer | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Best Flowering Shrubs for Your Garden This Summer | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Jun 11th, 2018 in Garden Design, Plant Love, Spring Gardening, Summer Gardening, The Basics

Enjoy beautiful, low maintenance and easy to grow summer-blooming shrubs in your garden this summer. Here are our picks for the best flowering shrubs for your garden. 

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Hydrangeas: Tips for Planting & Caring for Your Type of Hydrangeas  | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Hydrangeas: Tips for Planting & Caring for Your Type of Hydrangeas | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted May 14th, 2018 in Plant Love, The Basics, Spring Gardening, Garden Design

Hydrangeas are a classic garden shrub that are a must-have in every garden. We have your tips for planting & caring for your type of hydrangea.

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Caring for Your Succulents & Air Plants | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Caring for Your Succulents & Air Plants | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Apr 12th, 2018 in Plant Love, The Basics, House Plants

Succulents and air plants are once again on trend. Learn how to easily care for them with our simple tips.

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7 Simple Tips for a Well Designed Garden | Gemmell's Garden Centre

7 Simple Tips for a Well Designed Garden | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Jul 12th, 2017 in Garden Design, Plant Love, Spring Gardening, Summer Gardening, The Basics

We know many gardeners feel that garden design is a daunting task, so we've gathered 7 simple tips to help you create a well designed garden.

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Proper Watering Techniques for your Trees, Shrubs & Hanging Baskets | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Proper Watering Techniques for your Trees, Shrubs & Hanging Baskets | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Posted Jun 28th, 2017 in Plant Love, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

As the weather heats up so does the need to thoroughly water your plants. Here is a guide to proper watering techniques...

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