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Be Prepared: Top Tips for Maintaining your Hanging Baskets

Categories: Fertilizers, Niagara Garden|

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.

Why won’t my Hydrangea bloom?

Categories: Do-It-Yourself Tips, Niagara Garden, Trees and Shrubs|

Learn why your hydrangeas won't bloom with this handy article. The reason may be easier than you think!

Fire Blight or Leaf Scorch?

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Featured, Niagara Garden|

If you have a tree where leaves look scorched, as if they have been burnt, you may want to give this article a quick peak. Learn the difference between leaf scorch and fire blight.

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

Categories: Advice, Featured, Niagara Garden, Pesticides|

We apply this age-old philosophy to many things in our lives, why not bugs too? Learn about the lady bug, one of many beneficial bugs in your yard.

Don’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Niagara Garden|

Learn about beneficial bugs in your yard, usually among the scariest looking. On today's docket---Lacewings!

Ants and Aphids

Categories: Advice, Niagara Garden, Pesticides|

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.

Pepper Maggots

Categories: Advice, Niagara Garden|

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.

Scarlet Lily Beetle

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Niagara Garden, Perennials, Pesticides|

Did your lilies last season just turn to sticks? The culprit could be the Scarlet Lily Beetle. Unfortunately we already have some sightings in Niagara. Read about these pests and how to control them.

Butterflies in Ontario

Categories: Advice, Featured, Niagara Garden, Perennials|

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

Categories: Advice, Do-It-Yourself Tips, Featured, Fruits and Herbs, Niagara Garden|

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 have spring/summer 2018. Please note availability can change frequently. A Arugula Rocket B Broccoli Belstar   Brussel Sprouts Nautic C Cantaloupe Sivan   Cauliflower Skywalker   Cucumber Little Leaf Pickling [...]

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