Pelargoniums vs. geraniums (1)

A Geranium By Any Other Name: Pelargoniums vs. Geraniums

Geraniums and Pelargoniums are both part of a beautiful flower family. While these two species are both part of the Geraniaceae family—much like families today—they could not be more different. Find out what makes these plants unique and why they are so often confused. Geranium—The true geranium This is considered the true geranium. They are sometimes […]

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4 Versatile Perennials for your Garden Borders

Planting shorter perennials as border flowers for your garden helps defines lines, add dimension to larger plants and flowers and highlights borders and pathways. Using the right perennials as a border, you can soften edges and add a beautiful component to an already lovely garden. Perennial borders work well in any outdoor space. They are […]

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Cottage garden

Should I Plant A Cottage Garden?

Cottage gardens burst and overwhelm with their colours and foliage. They aren’t stuffy or stingy and they certainly don’t lack in abundance. Cottage gardens are informal and quaint. Flowers flow freely out of containers and climbing plants tumble down the very fences that mean to contain them. Herbs and flowers look as if they have […]

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repel slugs

What Can I Do About Slugs in my Garden?

Have you heard that slugs can eat double their body weight in one day? Not only are slugs unappealing, they can also wreak havoc and destroy gardens by chomping away at leaves, fruits and vegetables. Imagine all the trouble and hard work you have put into your garden ruined at the mouths of slugs. Rozanne […]

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deer resistant plants

Deer resistant plants for your garden

Deer can wreak havoc on gardens more than any other animal. In minutes, they can wipe out all the work you have put into your outdoor space. We love our wildlife, but would like to keep them in the wild, not in our lovely gardens. Rozanne has some tips on how to keep deer away, […]

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Gorgeous moon garden

What is a Moon Garden?

As the hot days of summer wind down and temperatures top the thermometer, now is the perfect time to spend time after hours in your outdoor space. You can enjoy your garden in the cool dusk with a moon garden. What is a Moon Garden? A moon garden is a garden that is designed to […]

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english garden look

Veggies vs. Flowers: Which Type Of Summer Garden Is For You?

When planning out your summer garden, you’ll want to decide whether to incorporate vegetables, flowers, or a little of each. Both vegetable gardens and flower gardens have pros and cons to them and each type of garden comes with its own risks and rewards. Find out more below to discover which garden type is right […]

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