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Some tips for making your flowering pots a success

Some tips for making your flowering pots a success

There are annuals for all tastes and unsuspected color palettes. If you want to create your own flower pot here are some tips for success. You will see, it’s so simple and so pleasant! Choice of flowers Look carefully at the maximum heights of the flowers you...
Pretty and edible plants

Pretty and edible plants

Of course, we know the delicious and crisp nasturtiums and the delicate pansies as flowers that can go from the garden to the plate. But here are other pretty plants, both elegant and succulent, that can be used to create an edible garden (foodscaping) this summer. Be...
How to Plant a Shrub or a Tree

How to Plant a Shrub or a Tree

That’s it! You have purchased a couple of pretty bushes that will make a wall with your neighbor or finaly acquired that colorful floral shrub that will brighten up your summer. Here are some tips for planting your shrub or tree like a pro! When Potted plants...
How to take care of your cactus and succulents

How to take care of your cactus and succulents

They are everywhere despite [or because of] their original appearance and spikes. Cactus and Crassulaceae [succulents] require special care but in itself very simple. Choose a potting soil for succulents and cactus, or mix 1 part sand for 3 parts potting soil for...
How to Prune Your Shrubs

How to Prune Your Shrubs

Contrary to popular belief, if you want to prune your shrubs (because it is not an obligation) we recommend doing it in the spring rather than in the fall. But first, you must determine the time of blooming of your plant. Types of floral shrubs There are two types of...
Preparing Your Garden for Planting

Preparing Your Garden for Planting

The snow is melting slowly but surely and will soon disappear. It is important to let it melt naturally before preparing the soil and amending the land. Be patient, go around your tools to repair, clean and sharpen them. 1 – Once the snow has melted, and the...
Exceptionnelles® 2019

Exceptionnelles® 2019

Do you know the Exceptionnelles® program? The objective of this project is to determine each year, through a public vote and a committee of horticulturists, the most beautiful and vigorous flowers. In order to choose the best ones, they recreate, in three different...
Tricks and Advice to Get Your Seedling Ready

Tricks and Advice to Get Your Seedling Ready

The beginning of spring is a good time to start sowing indoor. Here is some advice to make sure your work pays off. Do not start your planting too early! Look closely at the sowing date on the back of the envelope. It indicates how many weeks before the last frost...
How to Start Preparing Your Garden

How to Start Preparing Your Garden

Although it is too early to start gardening in April, it’s never too early to start dreaming. Get your plans for landscape and flower beds ready! Start sketching the area where you want to plant. You can photocopy your property location plan to make on-scale...
6 must-have annual plants

6 must-have annual plants

Spring still seems far away, but it’s never too early to dream. Here are 6 annuals that you must know because of their characteristics and beauty. Pennisetum Rubrum This silky pennisetum with purple foliage will give texture to your flower beds and flower pots. Its...