• Air Plants: How-To

    Air Plants: How-To

    Airplants are fairly easy to care for, and can be grown with 3 basic requirements: light, water, and air circulation. Learn about how to care for these unusual specimens.

  • Living Interior Design with Houseplants

    Living Interior Design with Houseplants

    Houseplants are not only beneficial for your health, they are also great for decorating your home. Here are some lists we have compiled to help you choose the best houseplant for your home. From pet-friendly, to the indestructible, we have a plant for you.

  • Winter Feeding for the Birds

    Winter Feeding for the Birds

    We can help you provide rich nutrient sources, and provide you with tips to give your birds their best chance for survival this winter.

  • 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

506, 2017

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.

406, 2017

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

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.

306, 2017

Don’t Judge a Book By It’s Cover

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

206, 2017

Root Rescue to Rescue Your Landscape Plants!

Last year we experienced a terrible drought that affected trees, shrubs and perennials. Plan ahead for this summer and use our natural based Root Rescue to help develop roots, and improve their tolerance to drought stress.

3005, 2017

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.

2004, 2017

Scarlet Lily Beetle

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.