Watering your Containers

When watering your containers and hanging baskets, you should water until the basket feels heavy with water weight and water runs from the drainage holes.  If the water comes out right away, your basket is very dry and the soil has pulled away from the…

Container Gardening

I know everyone is getting ready to put their containers together.  Make sure you pay attention to the weather, we are still getting frost some mornings.  Here is a video on some ideas for container gardening. http://emfl.us/1BRd I will be bringing you more ideas next…

Bring Spring Inside

It seems like Mother Nature has other plans for Spring, so why not bring Spring inside. I have put together a pot with hellebores, hyacinths, mini daffodils and some pussy willow branches.  I think it says HELLO SPRING!  The nice thing about this arrangement is…

The Peterborough Garden Show

  The 16th Annual Peterborough Garden Show hosted by the Peterborough Horticultural Society and Peterborough Area Master Gardeners opened Friday and continues until Sunday at the Evinrude Centre on Monaghan Road. This year’s event includes more than 130 vendors and exhibitors, speakers, Little Green Thumbs…

How to make a Pansiola Wreath

Yes it is April, even though looking outside it still looks like winter.  Here is a spring project I found, by Laura from Garden Answer, I though you might want to try.   Enjoy!  

Peterborough Garden Show

Looking out the window today, it is hard to believe it is Spring!  An event that might get you thinking and excited about gardening is the Peterborough Garden Show. The show hosts: 100 Vendors and Exhibitors (landscapers, gardeners, growers, teachers and designers) Garden Displays and…

Easter

Easter is early this year and we all want a little spring in and outside our homes to welcome friends and family.  Our weather for the next few days will not be “spring-like”. What can we do? Empty your outdoor urns of winter evergreens and then…

Gardening Clubs

Have you thought about joining a garden club?  Read this interesting article I found in the Toronto Star this weekend. http://www.thestar.com/life/homes/2016/03/19/theres-more-to-the-ontario-horticultural-society-than-gardening.html Enjoy!