Canadian Shield Rose

Canadian Shield Rose is disease resistant and low maintenance and will not succumb to black spot or powdery mildew.


Calamintha Nepeta

2021 Perennial of the Year


Prince Tut Grass

Prince Tut is quite sturdy and less likely to have stems flop.

+ Fritillaria adds colour and excitement to flowerbeds.


Many of you are asking what the tall orange, exotic looking flowers are in our gardens. (If I had a dollar for every time I was asked, well……) The answer is Fritillaria or Crown Imperial. Purchase them as a bulb in the fall and plant in a sunny location. In the spring you will be rewarded by lush green foliage and large orange bell… Read More

Hanging Basket Combinations

We grow over 600 hanging baskets! Designs are planned in the fall and winter as we visit grower open houses, do our research and gain inspiration for our combinations. What you see in our greenhouses in the spring is a combination of 10 months of planning. Our baskets are grown to last! Combinations are carefully planned to include plants that will complement each other… Read More

+ Penstemon Midnight Masquerade, Tall, dark and handsome! Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Penstemon Midnight Masquerade

Tall, dark and handsome! Perennials with interesting foliage have always appealed to me and when designing gardens, I always think about foliage colour and form. I am excited to be growing this lovely new variety of Penstemon or Beardtongue. Plants form a sturdy clump of deep burgundy-purple foliage, which really stands out and is a great contrast to other foliage. When the flowers grow… Read More


Phlox Ultra Violet

Stunning colour and great disease resistance If you love Phlox but are always disappointed by powdery mildew issues in late summer, this plant is for you! Here in southern Ontario, hot and humid summers can cause this disease to plague tall Phlox. I am very excited about Phlox Ultra Violet, a Proven Winners variety which has been especially selected for its improved resistance to… Read More


Violas and Pansies

Lovely Early Colour There’s nothing like the happy blooms of Violas and Pansies to brighten up your life! Flowers are bright and early and will withstand frost and snow to provide continuous colour in spring, before we can plant out other frost sensitive plants. Pansies and violas are also edible. Why not plant a few by your front or back door?

+ Jostaberry plants are large, vigorous and hardy, needing some space


Jostaberry plants are large, vigorous and hardy, needing some space – maybe try on the perimeter of a veggie garden?

+ Helleborus Spanish Flare also known as Lenten Rose are a true herald of spring. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.

Helleborus Spanish Flare

Spring Bloomer One of the earliest flowering plants in the garden, Hellebores or Lenten Rose are a true herald of spring. In my garden they flower for weeks in April and May and I just adore them! The flowers of Spanish Flare are exquisite – large 3” diameter, soft yellow with maroon centres – a real beauty. In addition to their great early flower… Read More