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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 Plant Love, Green Living, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening, Autumn Gardening, House Plants, Garden Design

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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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 Plant Love, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening, Garden Design

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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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, Garden Design

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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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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Edible Gardening Tips for Homegrown Fresh Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs | Ottawa Valley

Edible Gardening Tips for Homegrown Fresh Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs | Ottawa Valley

Posted Mar 1st, 2017 in For the Love of Food, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

Growing your own vegetables, fruits and herbs is possible no matter your space. Be it a large backyard garden or a container garden on your front porch, balcony or patio, we have some great edible gardening tips so you can enjoy fresh homegrown food from your very own garden in the Ottawa Valley.

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Fertilizer Has Changed | Why It Matters & What You Need to Know | Ottawa Gardening

Fertilizer Has Changed | Why It Matters & What You Need to Know | Ottawa Gardening

Posted Feb 12th, 2017 in Plant Love, Plant Food & Pharmacy, The Basics, Summer Gardening, Spring Gardening

New 17-5-17 Ratio | Recently the ratios for the N-P-K have significantly changed in fertilizer. Read on to discover why we have embraced this new way of thinking in horticulture and are helping our environment, with this high micronutrient, water soluble fertilizer, as well.

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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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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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