These horrible creatures are back in action in Niagara, and they've brought their voracious appetites. A blight upon most gardens, there are few ways to stop Japanese Beetles in their tracks, but one can still put a dent in their numbers!
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.
Here are some simple guidelines on how to plant spring flowering bulbs this fall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We make growing vegetables and melons easy for you by offering a greenhouse full of vegetables ready to go into the garden. From broccoli to watermelon our selection is unbeatable! You will find vegetables here not grown anywhere else, like Trinidad Scorpion peppers or specialty heirloom tomatoes like Mr. Stripey. Plan your garden now.
In the next few weeks we should be assessing our gardens and taking note of plants that should be protected during the coming winter. Here are some tips and tricks to get your plants protected this winter.