Blog

10May 2017

Do you LOVE hanging baskets but have a hard time keeping them alive all season?  Here are some tips and top care information Scott Pearce has put together to help you along: Choose the best Candidate. Select a basket with plants that will grow well in your light conditions. Most baskets that contain a mix […]

13Apr 2017

Lawn Update: We have just come through one of the coldest and wettest winters in 20 years. Coupled with these unseasonably cold conditions, on the Lower Mainland, many lawns have been ravaged by the European Chafer beetle. The grub of this beetle feeds on the roots of turf grasses and if this damage doesn’t kill […]

06Apr 2017

You might not be familiar with the term ‘phenology’ but it can be a very helpful tool when it comes to timing in the garden.  Phenology is “the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life.”  What this means for us in the garden is simple; […]

13Sep 2016

Fall is for Planting! We are all busy getting ready for fall and overwinter gardens here at GardenWorks! With a little bit of planning and some crop cover, you’ll be able to enjoy fresh vegetables all fall and winter long. Start planting now to enjoy a home-grown Thanksgiving feast! Summer planting for fall and winter harvest: Leafy […]

22Jan 2016

By late January, many of us have had quite enough of winter, thank you very much! Maybe not the skiers, who deserve a good year on the slopes, but keen gardeners and warm weather lovers are certainly pining for spring – and want to believe that it is just around the corner! Cheerful flowering plants […]

12Jan 2016

Tropical plants come in many shapes, sizes and colours making them very popular to use indoors to refresh and re-energize  indoor living spaces. Combine plants & pottery to match your décor and design style! Below we have listed three common design themes and paired tropical plants to match. Chill out with Contemporary Design Clean lines, […]