Category Archives: Seasonal

How to take care of your garden throughout the different seasons.

December Gardening Tips and Snips

During December there is an assorted array of colourful houseplants available such as Poinsettias, Cyclamen and Azaleas. Poinsettias offer a traditional Christmas feel to your room but require a little extra care to keep them looking good. (more…)...
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What to Get a Gardener for Christmas

If you are a gardener yourself I bet you can think of a thousand and one things you would like on your Christmas list. However, for non-gardeners, buying the perfect gift for the gardener in their life can be a daunting prospect often resulting in a useful if unimaginative garden centre voucher. So, if you...
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A Holiday Classic: The Poinsettia

In addition to their role as traditional Christmas decorations, poinsettias can serve as tokens of goodwill, friendship, and joy during the holiday season and beyond. More than 50 million Americans will purchase a poinsettia plant this holiday season. (more…)...
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How to Re-bloom Poinsettia

The Poinsettia houseplant still holds first place as one of the most favored holiday flowers. The question that is most frequently asked: "How can I keep my Poinsettia through the entire year and have it re-bloom next season"? This is a precise procedure but if done well you will experience a sense of accomplishment and...
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November in The Flower Garden

November in the garden and winter has really begun to creep in. This month is all about last chances and tidying in readiness for the cold months ahead. From cleaning out bird nesting boxes to raking up fallen leaves and removing dead foliage. However, there are still some planting jobs that can be done in...
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Holiday Gifts for The Gardener in Your Life

So, is this the season when we should reflect on things for which we're thankful, or is this just a season of gift-giving and countless advertisements for holiday sales? Well, it's both of them. And, if you have a gardener in your life, you're undoubtedly thankful for all of the good things that most gardeners...
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The Garden in November

You could be forgiven for thinking the November is a time when the garden starts to shut down for winter and nothing much is going on. Look more carefully and you might be surprised. November is often thought of as the start of the gardening year, the month when traditionally trees and shrubs are planted....
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