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February To Do List: Add a pop of colour to your containers or  flower beds with potted spring bulbs, winter heather, primulas and pansies. Hamamelis (Witch Hazel), Sarcococca  (Sweetbox) and Camellias are in bloom and make lovely additions to any garden. Apply lime sulphur and dormant oil spray to  fruit trees and roses to combat…

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Cold Weather Warning We are expecting a cold front this weekend to hit the Fraser Valley. Since we have had very mild weather up until this point in time, the -3 degree temperatures have the potential to cause damage to softer plants which in a typical fall would have had the chance to harden off…

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June To Do List Water Gardens –  now is the best time to build or fix up your water garden for summer. There is  a wide variety of plant material available in this month as  tropical  water plants are now ready to be put outdoors. Houseplants –  many houseplants such as orchids & christmas cactus…

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January To Do List Blooming now Witch hazel (Hamamelis) and the pale-green blossoms of Corsican hellebores. “Beauty Berry” (Callicarpa) now bears luminous purple berries – even more beautiful when planted near sulphur-yellow Hamamelis pallida ‘Arnold’s Promise’. If you can’t find Callicarpa in berry right now, remember to look for it at your garden centre when…

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December To Do List December – What to do in the garden this month It’s December, but your yard work isn’t done! Here’s a list of what you need to do to ensure your garden overwinters well. Around the Garden Blooming now Witch hazel (Hamamelis) and the pale-green blossoms of Corsican hellebores. “Beauty Berry” (Callicarpa)…

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