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Extending Summer Bloom Time

It’s sad to see certain flower bloom times come and go, with heavy summer heat coming in fast it often seems too soon. There are certain things we can do to in our gardens to ensure to get maximum endurance from our flowering plants. Deadheading Off with their HEADS!! The queen of hearts had it right with this cry. Perhaps she was also talking about her famous rose garden. Most flowering annuals and many perennials […]

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Shade Gardens

Shade gardens are planted and grown in areas with little or no direct sunlight. Shade gardens may occur naturally or by design under trees, as well as on the side of buildings or fences. This style of garden presents certain challenges, in part because only certain plants are able to grow in shady conditions and otherwise there is direct competition for sunlight. For guidance on selecting shade tolerant plants visit the Ridgeview Garden Centre and

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June Garden To Do

Well folks, much to our absolute joy, the weather recently has been warm and sunny! Your plants might already be in or you could be still working through your garden having gotten a late start. Either way June is a beautiful month in the garden. Flowers and plants have awoken from their slumber and are ready to show their stuff. Blooms and leaves have just unfurled and not yet been exposed to harsh elements or

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Structure of a Container Garden

The first thing to do is select your container, resin, terracotta or clay there a limitless options available both in aesthetic and size. We do recommend that you place the container where you are planning to display it as once all the dirt and plants are in it will be heavy. Consider the exposure of the location of your pot as this will affect your plant choices. Keep in mind your container needs good drainage,

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