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Fall Flower Blooms Early

How do they do it? Fall Garden Mums in August? Have you noticed that perennial garden chrysanthemums are already springing up for sale at garden centres and home improvement stores everywhere? You may find this strange because in the stores they are full of buds and blooms but in your home garden they are green,

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Gardening Lingo 101

Gardening can be a whole different language for those new to getting dirt under their fingernails. While a trip to the local garden centre may seem intimidating if you lack the vocabulary, a few key words will have you blooming there this summer. A Lesson in Gardening Lingo… Deciduous Deciduous means “to fall off at

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Cultivate ’17

Hey flower lovers! I was recently in Columbus, Ohio for Cultivate ’17, one of the biggest horticultural events in North America. I had a great time searching out what grows best in our gardens along with growers from around the world. Here are a few of my pics from Cultivate ’17… Get your garden growing!

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Flood-wise Landscapes

Heavy rain creates flooding, but there are ways to create landscapes that are flood-wise. In this video I explain some innovative landscape design features that will allow rain water to seep nice and slowly into the ground to help reduce the risk of flooding. Need an expert to help you create a flood-wise landscape? Connect

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Companion Crop Planting

Companion planting is the process of knowing which plants thrive and enhance each other’s growth and which do not grow well together. By being your own ‘plant matchmaker’ you will reap many benefits. Below I’ve listed some of my favourite vegetables and their compatible and incompatible partners. 3 Benefits of Companion Planting Increased pollination and

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Landscaping Builds Equity

If you’re looking for a good investment, step outside your house. Studies have shown that properly done landscaping provides the highest return on investment of any type of home improvement. Money Magazine did an extensive investigation into the value that landscaping adds to a property and determined that well done landscaping enhances sales appeal, increasing

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Designer Garden Oasis

Backyards offer homeowners numerous imaginative nooks. Designer Evelyn Eshun, Principal Designer at Evelyn Eshun Interior Design, re-imagined a busy couple’s garden bringing much needed change while creating lots of cozy seating. The garden was transformed into a series of rooms with views. “My goal was to create an outdoor living space that paid homage to

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Outdoor Fireplace Winner!

eLandscape would like to extend a big congratulations to the Grand Prize Winner of The Majestic Palazzo Outdoor Fireplace Giveaway! They have won a Palazzo Outdoor Gas Fireplace, courtesy of Majestic. For over 50 years, Majestic has stood for outstanding durability, stunning looks and long lasting performance in wood and gas fireplaces. The Palazzo is

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5 Vegetable Garden Tips

Edible gardens are on-trend and extremely rewarding. I’d like to share five of my sure-fire ways to keep your vegetable garden well cared for and bountiful this summer. So, channel your inner farmer and bon appétit! 5 Things To Do in Your Edible Garden in Early Summer: Keep harvesting lettuce and kale to encourage production.

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5 July Lawn Care Tips

Now that summer is here we must care for our lawns with proper watering, mowing and weeding. Check out my below list of five important ways you can maintain your lawn this July. July Lawn Care and Maintenance Tips 1. Minimize Summer Stress Minimize summer stress with proper lawn watering, generally one inch of water

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