Proper Care of a Real Christmas Tree

Proper Care of a Real Christmas Tree

So you’ve made the choice to purchase a real christmas tree. They are truly a great option and really inspire a feeling of Christmas with their fresh crisp scent filling the air in your home, and their needles filling your socks! Well the last part can be a not so...
What’s Bugging You? Japanese Beetles

What’s Bugging You? Japanese Beetles

Lace is lovely, unless of course it’s the lacy remains of what was once a full green leaf. These skeletal remains are the tell tale sign of a common garden pest – Japanese beetles, and boy are they bad this year. First they will damage your grass as...
What’s Bugging You? Black spot on Roses

What’s Bugging You? Black spot on Roses

Black Spot on Roses It’s likely one of the most common blights of rose gardeners everywhere, black spot is the fungus that just keeps coming back. It loves hot, humid/wet conditions (sound like this year or what?) so it’s beginning to pop up on leaves...
Father’s Day Activities

Father’s Day Activities

We all know that the best gift you can give Dad is the gift of time spent together. Here are some great ideas for fun activities this Father’s Day. Go fishing What dad doesn’t love to fish? We’re blessed to be so close to Lake Ontario, a lake with a...
Red Haven Peaches – Why all the hype?

Red Haven Peaches – Why all the hype?

There are over 2000 varieties of peaches on this planet, so it goes without saying there’s a lot more choice than most of us will every need. One of the most popular peaches remains the The Redhaven – the peach that all other peaches are judged against. A medium fruit...
Peach Crumble Recipe

Peach Crumble Recipe

Peach Season has arrived a little early this year, and I for one am not complaining. I love peaches, peach jam, peach pie, peach tarts and of course biting into a fresh delicious peach is an outstanding flavour all on its own. But I must say probably my favourite...
Proper Lawn Seeding Technique

Proper Lawn Seeding Technique

Despite that layer of snow that has covered our lawns recently there IS a lawn under there aching to come out. We need to ensure that this turf gets the care it needs to deliver a lush green lawn throughout the summer months. One critical element in treating a sparse...

Tip of the Week – Benefits of Trees

• Planting trees remains one of the cheapest, most effective means of drawing excess CO2 from the atmosphere. • Trees act as a carbon sink by removing the carbon and storing it as cellulose in their trunk, branches, leaves and roots while releasing oxygen back into...