Amazon.ca Widgets

How to Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds (includes Bonus Table)

See Bonus Table below 1. Gardens & Nature In addition to being beautiful, gardens can be a place where humans and nature meet and interact in a positive and beneficial way. Imagine watching colorful butterflies flitting around the border, moving from flower to flower in search of the tasty nectar within. Or sitting perfectly still […]






Perennial Plant 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 […]






Nature Play Spaces

One of our customers in Abbotsford, B.C. recently spearheaded a project to bring nature to local schools.  Valleybrook Gardens was delighted to participate in a small way by donating Heritage Perennials and Jeepers Creepers to this project. Here’s what Kayla Feenstra had to say: “Massive thanks to all of you for your support and partnership in […]






What goes on in the garden when you aren’t watching …

The Beauty of Pollination – another remarkable video that we think is very cool.  Enjoy!






Raymond Evison Clematis

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 […]






Wildlife Design

A balanced ecology adds interest and helps with general pest and disease maintenance. A focus on wildlife gardening doesn’t have to be messy or difficult. The simple addition of nectar-rich flowers or berry-producing shrubs alone can provide a natural habitat which is often otherwise lost in the wild.