Last week we once again hosted youth and parents from the South Simcoe 4H Garden Club. This year, the younger Cloverbuds joined us too and gained an insight into the activities of the Garden Club. Everyone enjoyed an informative tour of the greenhouses and listened attentively while I explained our growing methods. Hummingbirds were flying around us all night, which was really amazing for… Read More
Throughout the growing season, we receive weekly shipments of ‘good bugs’ which we release in the greenhouses for biological control.
Please introduce yourselves to them!
In early March, our employees designed and planted a 14” hanging basket each, using no more than 6 plants.
Everyone knows that he is the real boss around here! Mac is looking forward to welcoming all visitors to the farm once again this year.
Vote for a chance to win! In 2018 we tried a new fun initiative – a Hanging Basket Challenge, which we are proud to say was the recipient of the Award of Excellence for Outstanding Promotional Event at 2018 Landscape Ontario’s Garden Centre Awards. Due to the huge success of the Hanging Basket Challenge, we are once again running this unique fundraiser. Here’s how… Read More
We know that it can be challenging to grow a healthy transplant in a home situation.
In September, I attended an open day at one of our young plant suppliers, Sants Greenhouses in Bolton.
Peter has a show piece shady garden in Wasaga Beach, full of annual colour.
Tomatoes and mosquitos! Last week we were thrilled to welcome a group of keen young gardeners to the farm. The South Simcoe 4H Garden Club is part of the 4H Ontario organisation which aims to involve children and youth in rural activities. I always get excited when kids take an interest in gardening, so the evening was as much fun for me as it was for… Read More