How to Wake Your Garden from Its Long Winter Nap

Spring can take forever to get into full swing. The last of the winter’s snow might take months to melt from your garden, long after you’re ready to start planting. We feel your impatience! We just can’t wait to see the spring blooms in action after these long, cold months. If you’re feeling impatient to…

5 Ways to Get Your Garden “Fix” In the Winter

Spring and summer seem like light years away. The ground is cold and covered in an unforgiving blanket of snow and ice, and the barren landscape is a far cry from the lush green Eden we hold so dear. Whether you’re a gardening addict or you’re just missing your connection with nature, here are five…

Preparing Your Garden for a Long Winter’s Sleep

October is the right time to start thinking about putting your beloved garden to bed. You might have noticed that the last of your flowers are beginning to droop and fall off, and your leaves are turning brown. This isn’t a sign of neglect. It means that the fall sun has stimulated a biological process…

How To Keep Cut Flowers Fresh

It happened! You received a beautiful bouquet of flowers arranged by Karen’s Flower Shop. They look gorgeous, smell divine, and were given by someone who cares – making them all the more special! Now, because of this, you want to enjoy them for as long as possible…but how? It’s easy, and will take minimal work…

Edible Flowers to Use at Your Next Dinner Party

No matter the season, you can find colourful and fragrant flowers to use as a centrepiece for your table. If you love the blooms of spring, daisies and sunflowers make your table brighter and more inviting. If you prefer a more demure look, roses in a deep red colour are a perfect choice, especially during…