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Maple Glazed Carrots | Easy Garden to Table Recipe

Maple Glazed Carrots | Easy Garden to Table Recipe

Posted Jul 19th, 2017 in Green Living, For the Love of Food, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

Garden fresh carrots and local maple syrup combine to make this easy and delicious side dish that your family will love.

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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 Plant Love, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

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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Stop & Smell the Roses | Timeless Beauty and Fragrance, Roses are a Classic in the Garden

Stop & Smell the Roses | Timeless Beauty and Fragrance, Roses are a Classic in the Garden

Posted Jun 14th, 2017 in Plant Love, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

Coveted by gardeners for their timeless beauty and fragrance, roses are a classic in the garden. Our selections include...

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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 in Plant Love, The Basics, Spring Gardening, Autumn Gardening

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

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Benefits of Trees | For the Love of Trees | Brockville Garden Centre

Benefits of Trees | For the Love of Trees | Brockville Garden Centre

Posted May 17th, 2017 in Plant Love, Green Living, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

Trees are an investment in our future, providing shade, reducing carbon dioxide, and providing homes for birds and small animals. Read on to see why you shouldn't take trees for granted.

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Bee Happy | Bee Friendly Plants for Your Garden

Bee Happy | Bee Friendly Plants for Your Garden

Posted Apr 26th, 2017 in Plant Love, Green Living, Wildlife, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

Many bee species populations, including honey bees, have been been declining and you can make a difference in your own garden by planting bee friendly plants. Bees love to live in urban settings where there are short flight paths to a wide variety of different plants and flowers. Bees are more likely to thrive in your backyard, community or patio garden than on vast acres devoted to single crop plantings.

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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 in Lawn Care, The Basics, Spring Gardening, Autumn Gardening

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 in Lawn Care, The Basics, Spring Gardening, Autumn Gardening

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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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, Summer Gardening, Spring 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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