• Be Prepared: Top Tips for Maintaining your Hanging Baskets

    Be Prepared: Top Tips for Maintaining your Hanging Baskets

    Did you have a hard time last summer with your annual hanging baskets and containers due to the heat? Here are some of the do's and don'ts when it comes to caring for them.

  • Butterflies in Ontario

    Butterflies in Ontario

    Over the last few years the population of butterflies has been declining. Learn more on why this has happened and what we as gardeners can do to help.

  • Organic Vegetables for 2018

    Organic Vegetables for 2018

    New for 2018, alongside our expansive vegetable selection, we will have a selection of Certified Organic Vegetables. Here is a list of what we will [...]

  • Succulent Farm @ Rice Road

    Succulent Farm @ Rice Road

    Did you know among the thousands of plants we grow on-site, we grow an amazing selection of tropical succulents? Learn how to best care for tropical succulents, and a little more about our selection.

Rice Road’s Garden Blog

1207, 2018

Our thoughts and Advice on Japanese beetles

Learn how to control and deal with the influx of Japanese Beetles.

507, 2018

Ants and Aphids

Have you noticed ants 'attacking' your garden plants? Are the leaves on your plants becoming discolored, and, if left long enough, curling up on themselves? Do they look as if they have ash or soot all over them? If you have seen any of these signs in your garden, you may want to check your plants for aphids.

307, 2018

Palm Tree Rentals

Great for your parties, weddings or events we rent our palm trees! Come down for a great selection of large palms perfect for adding that statement piece to your parties.

1106, 2018

Attack of the Wilting Tomatoes

When good vegetables go bad! Are your tomatoes revolting against you by wilting, or even beginning to rot on the bottom of the fruits? Here is some of our advice on how to grow great tomatoes, and common issues we see.

1006, 2018

Pepper Maggots

Have you experienced premature ripening or decay of your peppers where they rot and drop to the ground?Or have you ever harvested a perfect looking pepper, but when you open it it is full of maggots? If either of these have happened to you, your peppers have pepper maggots. Learn how to control this yucky pest in your vegetable gardens.

206, 2018

Reclaim Your Yard From Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes ruining your backyard time? Find out some natural controls you can use to help keep populations down.