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As far as plant diseases go, powdery white mildew is not something you have to panic over if you notice it in your flower or vegetable garden. It is a common fungal disease for plants and can easily be remedied with some care and a few tips. Powdery mildew is a fungus that plagues almost […]

When you think of a garden that creates a wow impression, many of us think that look is achieved by using a variety of flowers in different colours and sizes. However, there is another way to get that effect, namely, using large-leafed plants. While flowers are beautiful, these big, bold, bright and colourful leaves lend […]

In today’s world, people want things and they want them right now! Such is the way for those who want a beautifully landscaped garden but don’t want or have the time to build it from scratch and wait for it to mature. Now, if you want a garden that looks like it’s been established for […]

  There are many ways to design and create a beautiful outdoor garden space, but there is one way to add a special enhancing element to any outdoor design – a water feature. Water features can be as large as a waterfall or as small as a bird fountain, but there are so many options […]

In the warmer months, people love to congregate on their patios, have barbecues and socialize the night away with family and friends. While an amazing patio set and a beautifully landscaped garden add to the ambiance and atmosphere, there is another element you can consider adding to your backyard decor – a fire pit. Some […]

If there are deer in the area of your home or cottage, sooner or later they will find their way to your garden seeking out a food source. While we love deer, we also don’t want to encourage them to destroy the beautiful garden spaces that we worked so hard creating and maintaining. If there […]

Ferns grow in abundance in Ontario and there are many different species, varieties and variations in form, colour and height. So, if you want a hearty and beautiful plant in your garden there are many benefits to adding ferns. Besides its beauty, ferns are great in creating distinct garden designs, they bloom in spring and […]

When we think of decorating our garden or landscaping our outdoor space, we think along the lines of flowers, greenery, shrubs and even stone work. But there is another option that is often overlooked and can prove to be a great addition to any outdoor garden space – moss. Moss is durable, low maintenance, and […]

If you’ve ever had your plants infested with aphids, you know the utter havoc and damage they can do to your plants and indeed entire garden. Aphids, or plant lice, are sap-sucking insects that are pear-shaped, with long antennae and could be green, pink, black, gray or with a white fluffy coating. The aphids as […]