Swiss Chard, Kale, Arugula and Lettuce The health benefits of eating plenty of leafy green veggies have been well proven. As usual, we have grown a good selection of transplants this year, all of which are easy to grow and can be planted out when it is still cool. Just find a sunny spot in the garden with good soil. All veggies will benefit… Read More
Arctic Fire Dogwood provides bright winter interest against the snow in the winter and early spring.
Wild and beautiful! Perovskia atriplicifolia or Russian Sage as it is more easily pronounced is a woody, sun loving perennial that flowers late summer, offering sometimes much needed end of season colour. When you are looking at your garden, trying to assess areas that may need new plants, try to imagine how the garden will look by late summer and fall. Is there enough… Read More
Hot or sweet & easy to grow! Peppers are an easy and rewarding summer vegetable crop and we grow a full selection of both hot and sweet pepper plants. Hot peppers include Hot Portugal – a fiery hot red salsa type which grows to 6” long, Hungarian Yellow Wax – a medium hot, yellow type which grows to 6” long and Jalapeno – a… Read More
A beautiful vegetable! Those of you who know me well will already know that I have a passion for growing and cooking Eggplant and that I am always encouraging others to try growing some of this beautiful vegetable for themselves! If you haven’t had the run down from me personally, here goes… We grow 2 varieties – the large and rounded deep purple Italian… Read More
Tall, bold colour all season long! We have grown this stunning annual Cleome for several years now and everyone who buys it comes back for more the following year! Pequena Rosalita is a large, bushy annual plant which performs beautifully in a container or in the ground. Flowers are lilac pink and cover the plant all season long. Unlike the seed grown Cleomes, this… Read More
Raspberries should be grown in a sunny location in narrow rows. Canes grow vigorously and may need to be supported with stakes and string.
Plants form an upright, bushy mound with 2” wide soft lavender purple flowers, exotically striped with deep maroon veins.
Saves water and time! Have you seen our unique and innovative ‘Weekenders’ yet? These baskets measure 16” in diameter and are made of durable, tasteful black plastic. In the bottom of the basket is a large water holding reservoir and a wick system which draws moisture up into the plant roots. Watering is only required every 3 to 4 days and less water is… Read More
True blue for spring! Brunnera or Siberian Bugloss is one of my favourite all time perennials. It is fairly uncommon and deserves to be planted a lot more than it is! It is a reliable, easy care perennial and once established will pop up year after year. Low clumps of heart shaped leaves grow to about 12” tall and wide and produce upright, airy… Read More