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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 in Lawn Care, Seeds & Bulbs, The Basics, Winter Gardening, Autumn Gardening

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 in Plant Love, Seasonal, The Basics, Autumn Gardening

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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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 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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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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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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