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The importance of Calcium for Tomatoes & Peppers

It’s funny how often we hear commercials for women’s facial creams that promote increased cell structure, volume and elasticity. This is what’s sold as needing improvement for your most  youthful skin. Well, let me tell you; what Oil of Olay does for skin, calcium does for your Tomatoes and Peppers. Scientifically, calcium shows significant effect on the mechanical properties of artificial cell wall materials, making them more extensible. So, what does that mean? Imagine this; …

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Ridgeview Garden Centre’s COVID 19 Policy

With the recent announcement from the Premier and the new Stay at Home Order – we have reinstated certain adjustments to our operations policies.  As always our deep concern for the health and safety of our customers guides our practice. Effective immediately there will be only 1 person at any time allowed into the store. Others are requested to wait outside behind the pylon providing a 2 meter distance between yourself and the next customer. …

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ORDER BY PHONE! All your favourites are available for pick up or delivery.

In response to growing concerns over COVID 19 we’ve made necessary revisions to our processes at Ridgeview. You can now order and pay by phone and we will prepare your products in a box, ready for your pick up or delivery* Simply give us a call at 1 (888) 770-0333 and we can make arrangements to best serve you! The list below is only a selection of our extensive in-store offering, call for more product …

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5 Care Tips for a Fresh Cut Tree!

Before you bring the tree into your home and place it in a stand, re-cut the trunk at least one inch from the bottom just before putting it in the stand. This re-opens the tree stem which will have dried from the previous cut.

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

I think more than Pumpkin Spice the true herald of fall is the re-emergence of squash soups. The most coveted of course being the time honoured butternut squash soup. It’s a personal favourite and you sprinkle a little goat cheese on top and man oh man, it’s heaven. Here’s my recipe for a creamy treat that could replace turkey any day. Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon olive …

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