5 Types Of Perennials For Shaded Areas

We are often asked, “what perennials can I plant in the shade?”, the options for sun are enormous but in shade we are more limited. Here I will show you five interesting plants for the shady garden, not necessarily the most popular, and I choose to ignore...

When And How To Prune Flowering Shrubs

If you’ve ever spent any time landscaping, you’re likely familiar with flowering shrubs. Thanks to their extreme versatility, ease of care and maintenance, and ability to grow in extreme conditions, they’re the shrub of choice among amateur and...

How To Protect Your Garden From The Frost

Believe it or not, but Souther Ontario weather is considered unpredictable by many garden professionals—especially in the spring. One day we can be enjoying an early warm spell, when out of nowhere comes a frost warning. If you have plants in your garden or around...

What Are The Best Foundation Plantings?

Foundation Planting? A foundation planting refers to a group of plants that help incorporate a building to it’s property and cover the actual concrete foundation your structure is built on. It is a critical component of home decoration and can either enhance or...

How To Deal With Japanese Beetles

It is early July, customers are bringing in leaves that have been chewed to pieces and phone is ringing asking what is stripping all the flowers off their roses. Over the last few years plants in south western Ontario have been infested by the Japanese beetle....