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2018 Year-end Review

The end of 2018 brings us fully into our fifth operating season with the greenhouse. I thought it might be fun to share our year-end review, the first one that I’ve ever shared publicly (I enjoyed Denise Duffield-Thomas’ review so much, it encouraged me), to give you the process I use at the end of

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Why your plants need drainage

One of the most frequent pieces of advice we offer our customers and want to share with you is the idea of drainage for your plants. We’re focusing specifically in this video on drainage for plants in containers. The best way to explain drainage is to actually show it in action. And to start we’re

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Day 1: Delft & The Hague

We made it!!! We’re officially in Holland!! I actually can’t believe I haven’t been here sooner, especially being a greenhouse owner. We (Tanner ‘the hubs’ and myself) flew to Europe on KLM on a direct flight from Edmonton to Amsterdam. The flight was wonderful (so easy when it’s direct) and the KLM staff were really

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And We’re Off! #Eurohorttour2018

We’re embarking on a European horticulture adventure with our friends Nadine Stielow from Thiel’s Greenhouse, Jason Andersen from Kathy’s Greenhouse, and Carmen Sim from Country Gardens and Greenhouses – and just in time before baby will join us at the end of March. Our jam packed tour covers three countries over two weeks starting in

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How to Build a Holiday Centrepiece

The holiday season is here (fa la la la la, la la la la) and we’re going to show you step-by-step how to build a holiday centrepiece with fresh greens. First let’s start with the materials you’ll need to create your centrepiece: Pruners Design Bowl Cedar, Pine, and Fir branches Oasis Foam (1/3 of a

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Yipee! It’s finally here!!

Welcome to our new space! YYYAAAYYYY!!! This has been a long time coming. Ask my designer Tara from The Banner Years. We’ve known for a while that we needed a better space for more plant and garden information, a space that’s easier to navigate to find the information that you’ve been looking for. You’ll notice

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