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Perfect Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again! Time to get out and pick the perfect tree for the holidays. Here are some quick tips on how to pick the perfect Christmas tree. Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post My Project tool.

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Christmas Condo Balcony

No matter how big or small, sprucing up your outdoor space is easy with recycled rubber pots and a little holiday cheer! Let me show you how Blake Carter and I added some flare to her condo space just in time for the holidays! Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post

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Winter Garden

5 Tips to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter Flowering Shrubs, Perennials, Evergreens and Deciduous Trees don’t need much attention to prepare them for winter. If they are hardy for your zone they will survive! 1. Keep it Clean Remove spent annuals, frost bitten foliage of perennials, leaves with disease, broken stems, and weeds. A

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Fall Lawn 101

Get your lawn ready for winter! On this Cityline segment I talk about fall lawn care and maintenance including; how to feed and repair your lawn, great new lawnmowers, choosing the right grass seed and how to beat the weeds. Fall Lawn Checklist: Keep mowing. Ideal height is 2 1/2″ (6cm). If your grass is

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All About Fall Foliage

In the summer, when daylight hours are long, trees produce chlorophyll which keeps them green. In the fall, when daylight hours become shorter and the temperature is cooler, the trees go into dormancy and stop producing chlorophyll. This is when you get bright fall colours such as red, orange and yellow. Since fall colours are

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Save Your Hibiscus!

What a year for hibiscus! I grew one of my favourites of all time (picture above) and now I want to save it for years to come! Tips to Overwintering Hibiscus Plants this Fall If planted in a garden, pot hibiscus in a container using container soil, insure pot has drainage. Before bringing indoors, spray

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5 Bulbs to Plant in Fall

Check out my below list of 5 favourite bulbs to plant in the autumn for a colourful spring garden. Bulbs are best planted in the fall, after a few frosts. For more advice on planting bulbs view “5 Fall Bulb Planting Tips”. 1. Allium Allium blooms in late spring with a variety of flower sizes

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5 Fall Bulb Planting Tips

In this video I show Tracey Moore and Cityline guests how to plant bulbs in the fall, for great spring colour. Bulbs are best planted in the fall, after a few frosts. The bulbs are little storage facilities that hold all the nutrients and energy needed to grow the plant next spring. When in bloom,

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Think Spring for Fall Garden

It’s important to think spring when gardening in the fall. In this video I talk about the importance of cleaning up your yard, weeding and proper pruning in the autumn months. Fall is great time to plant perennials and bulbs… and garden centres have great sales on at this time of the year. When planting

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

Fall is a great time to get your lawn ready for the winter and next spring. Right now your lawn maybe looking a bit brown or burnt. This is just the grass naturally going into dormancy during hot, dry weather to protect itself. Once the rain and cooler weather returns it will green up. Once

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