Category: Gardeners Resources

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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Perennial Plant of the Year 2017

Gardeners Resources, New & Noteworthy, Perennial of the Year

Each year, members of the Perennial Plant Association from all across North America vote on their choice for Perennial Plant of the Year™. Their annoucement for 2017: “With all the “buzz” about bees and butterflies, why not celebrate an excellent plant known for its ability to support insects and birds and serve as the primary caterpillar […]

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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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Plant Hardiness Zone Maps

Gardeners Resources, Plant Hardiness Zone Maps

According to Wikipedia, hardiness zone is a geographically defined area in which a specific category of plant life is capable of growing, as defined by climatic conditions, including its ability to withstand the minimum temperatures of the zone.  For example, a plant that is described as “hardy to zone 10” means that the plant can […]

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