Floral Artists and Flower Show Competitors did not disappoint. Here are a few pics from last year’s festival.
Mark and Ben Cullen take you on the road, out of the country and here in Canada for a tour of their favourite public gardens.
Canada Blooms 2016 was in Toronto Ontario and Harrowsmith was there to show you all the beauty.
Thought Knock Out® Roses couldn’t get any better? Think again!
Canada Blooms did not open to the public but the gardens were built and judging took place.
Lavender is an herb and we grow it in abundance here on South Pound Farms.
The grandmother of all Ottawa Festivals, the Canadian Tulip Festival has been the iconic Canadian brand synonymous with springtime in the nation’s capital since 1953. For over six decades, the festival has served as the only platform to celebrate the Dutch gift of...
We have met many Canadian gardeners who think that the “winter garden” is a waste of time. We say, “Not so.”
Thankfully some ideas are still safe in my brain have not yet been imitated. An artist can draw inspiration from the strangest places (trust me) so it’s no surprise that the ‘Orbs’, the ‘Geodes’ and the planters have united to become awesome Rock and Concrete Geode...
The physical act of gardening touches on all five of our senses
In 2016, Paul Eisener’s life was turned upside down by a blood cancer diagnosis. A Program Manager for an automotive supplier His life quickly shifted from a hectic work schedule and frequent travel throughout Ontario, the U.S. and Mexico to blood tests, oncologists...
A kitchen garden is a wonderful addition to a garden repertoire and if you have no other gardens, it’s a perfect one to have as the only garden or as the beginning to many others. A traditional kitchen garden is known as a potager in French. The word potager...
Tips on how to make a pet-friendly and pet-proof garden.
What’s the Best Hardy Lavender to Grow from Seeds? Best of the Harrowsmith Garden Trials.
Popular Plants Can Poison Your Pets: Baneberry, Deadly nightshade, Lambkill… As their folk names suggest, many seemingly innocent plants are a real hazard if eaten. It’s normal for cats and dogs to chew on long grass and other greenery. To ensure that poisonous plants aren’t on the menu, all gardeners with pets (not to mention young children or visiting grandkids) should poison-proof their gardens.