48 care-free annuals that will liven your outdoor space

48 care-free annuals that will liven your outdoor space

Annual plants complete their entire life cycle, from seed to flower and back to seed again, all in one season. Because their time is limited, annuals bloom with gusto, often for months... Read more »
A beginner's guide to growing biennials

A beginner’s guide to growing biennials

Biennials are plants that complete their life cycle in two growing seasons. They produce rosettes of leaves and sometimes stems the first year, but do not flower until the second, after which... Read more »



How to lift and store bulbs

How to lift and store bulbs

Tender bulbs may be lifted from the ground for a variety of reasons, including if room is needed for other plants or if they are crowded and blooming poorly. But they can... Read more »
Green gardening: growing garlic

Green gardening: growing garlic

Garlic touts many health benefits and is therefore worth growing yourself. As these tips will show, growing garlic is relatively easy to achieve with the proper care. Garlic will grow in most... Read more »
Green gardening: growing herbs

Green gardening: growing herbs

Growing herbs is a practical pleasure — they are handsome and fragrant in the garden, indispensable in the kitchen, easy to grow, and fascinating to study. These tips will show you how... Read more »
Smart gardening tips for maintaining coleus

Smart gardening tips for maintaining coleus

If you want a dash of care-free colour, plant coleus. The brightly variegated leaves are the real reason for growing coleus, and what a range of festive shades! Here are some smart... Read more »
Simple tips for growing healthy lavatera plants

Simple tips for growing healthy lavatera plants

Lavateras are annual plants that require little maintenance and are ideal for any outdoor space. Here are some quick tips to help you select and grow a healthy lavatera. What you need... Read more »
6 ways to make the most of sunflowers in your garden

6 ways to make the most of sunflowers in your garden

In any size or colour, sunflowers attract bees and other beneficial insects and produce nutritious seeds enjoyed by people and their feathered friends. Read on for six ways to make the most... Read more »
6 reasons people love rudbeckia

6 reasons people love rudbeckia

Rudbeckias are one of the best plants for longevity and all-around garden performance. Here’s some reasons why they should be front and center in your garden. 1. Rudbeckias come in many varieties... Read more »
5 reasons to add pansies to your garden

5 reasons to add pansies to your garden

Pert, saucy, and perfect for a quick spark of colour in spring and fall, pansies are a favourite amongst gardeners. Here’s some ways you can grow them in your own garden. 1.... Read more »