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              The latest edition of ‘Out of the Blue’ has arrived!  If you are not receiving a copy don’t miss out.  Sign up today.  http://www.perennials.com/content/subscribe/ This month the writer discusses “Native Love”.  He goes on to say: “It’s one of the questions we get asked most often. Do you […]

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Perennial Plant of the Year 2019

Gardeners Resources, Perennial of the Year

Stachys monieri ‘Hummelo’ A cousin to the familiar Lamb’s-Ears, but not at all similar. This is a clump-forming perennial, forming a low mound of crisp green foliage. In early summer the upright spikes of bright-purple flowers appear, which attract bees to the nectar. Removing faded flowers will encourage more buds to form for weeks on […]

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Bulbs – Planting, Storing and Caring for

Bulbs, Gardeners Resources

Advice on digging and storing tender bulbs (such as Canna, Calla, Dahlia, Gladiolus, etc.) has been provided by Mary H. Meyer, Extension Horticulturist, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota. She includes information on digging, cleaning, curing, pest management & proper storing of bulbs. Click here to read more …   Ron Cornwell, University of […]

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Herb Gardening

Gardeners Resources, Herb Gardening

Herb gardening has become a very popular past time with youtube videos available to newbies and a host of websites educating visitors on their history and importance, to offering advice on how to grow, how to care for, how to use for culinary, spiritual and medicinal applications. For our purposes, we’re going to focus on […]

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Everything Hellebore

Gardeners Resources

Hellebore – Move over Hosta … Don’t say we didn’t warn you – pay close attention to this group!  There is an explosion in availability and interest for all things Hellebore now and there will be for years to come. Remember when Hosta suddenly had so many wonderful and amazing varieties you were greeted by […]

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Mighty ‘Mato Grafted Tomatoes

Gardeners Resources, Vegetable Gardening

Like superheroes, Mighty ‘Mato grafted tomatoes are stronger, faster, more able to fend off foes than regular tomato plants – and their harvests are bigger! Mighty ‘Mato goes above and beyond the call of duty, defending against pests, diseases, temperature extremes, and poor soils while producing long, abundant harvests of tasty fruit! Grafting joins the […]

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Clematis Pruning Tips

Clematis, Gardeners Resources

Here’s what we consider on of the BEST articles anywhere online about how and when to prune Clematis, the Queen of vines!!  Author Lee Reich is amazing.  Hosted by Fine Gardening Magazine.   Click here to read more … and Raymond Evison Clematis also offers pruning tips for Clematis and they should know with 50 […]

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Raymond Evison Clematis

Clematis, Gardeners Resources

Our British Columbia nursery is a licensed grower of Raymond Evison Clematis from the Island of Guernsey and customers of our Ontario nursery will be able to purchase more varieties in 2014 too so look for them at your favourite garden centre. Raymond Evison has 50 years of experience in developing the best flowering Clematis […]

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The Itoh Peony

Gardeners Resources

When only the very best will do! We are so excited about these amazing plants.  They are herbaceous, so they die back to the ground every year, their foliage looks similar to a tree peony but the flowers, oh the flowers.  They are similar to those of tree peonies with ENORMOUS single, semi-double and double […]

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North American Rock Garden Society

Gardeners Resources, North American Rock Garden Society

The North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS) is for gardening enthusiasts interested in growing true alpine and rock garden plants. Membership in the society brings you one of the best seed exchange lists in the world! For more information, Click here to visit their site …

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