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.
Let's face it: dreaming of summertime gardening is what gets us gardeners through those long Ontario winters. Our Gemmell's experts provide tips, advice and smart solutions to keep your garden vibrant and lush all season long.
Sure plants are pretty and smell great, but did you know that many plants can actually benefit your physical and mental health?
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.
Garden fresh carrots and local maple syrup combine to make this easy and delicious side dish that your family will love.
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.
As the weather heats up so does the need to thoroughly water your plants. Here is a guide to proper watering techniques...
Coveted by gardeners for their timeless beauty and fragrance, roses are a classic in the garden. Our selections include...
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.
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.
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.
Every spring the challenge of coming up with beautiful containers is a challenge for many gardeners. If you want to be the envy of your neighbourhood this season then here is an easy three-ingredient recipe to follow
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.
In the anticipation of Spring, we've gathered our picks for the best shrubs for your garden. These beautiful, low maintenance, shrubs could easily take centre stage in your garden this season.