The coleus plant has been available to gardeners for decades in a large variety of colours. In the past, they were a favourite for planters and shade gardens because they are durable and easy to grow and are best known for their bright colours and variety of foliage forms. In […]

One thing that is for sure is that Mother Nature is consistently inconsistent. Spring weather can be so unpredictable with an unseasonably warm day one day and a late season snowfall the next. In order to provide come consistency in your garden, I have compiled a list of products that […]

It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned gardener, gardeners all want to fill their gardens to the brim with all the enticing plants available. That is why gardeners get very excited when the nurseries open in the spring and the planting season starts. I write this […]

Dahlias are considered one of the most spectacular garden flowers as they can provide the colour and excitement of exotic species that we are unable to plant in our zone. There are thousands of varieties of dahlias that range, from the showy dinner-plate size to the bright, little single ones. […]

The African violet (Saintpaulia species) is a popular houseplant because it grows and flowers under natural or artificial light conditions found in the average home. Many different varieties, types and flower colours, that range from white, pink, lavender to vibrant purples, exist. Drainage is one of the most important considerations […]