The Flower Farm
Cut and Dried Flower Farm is a family owned greenhouse business located close to Glencairn, Ontario. The farm is owned and operated by Katie Dawson and husband Chris Martin.
Are deer eating your gardens?May 13, 2016 | | Blogs
Who me? With a little planning you can design a garden that deer and rabbits may pass over.
Harden off your annualsApr 30, 2016 | | Blogs
For the best selection buy early and harden off your annuals at home.
Mulch – Get the low downMar 12, 2016 | | Blogs
Shredded bark or wood chip mulches will last longer, but usually have to be topped up every 3 years.
Fall Garden PrepOct 11, 2015 | | Blogs
Fall garden tasks – relax, most plants will come through the winter without any special treatment.
Drying flowers and herbsSep 20, 2015 | | Blogs | Leisure
Drying flowers and herbs – Herbs can be crushed and stored, flowers can be left hanging as decoration or used to make dried arrangements.
To Deadhead Perennials or Not?Aug 20, 2015 | | Blogs | Leisure
The general rule is there is no rule, remember they are all perennials and will grow back again next year.
Growing Fruit BushesJul 12, 2015 |
The benefit of growing fruit bushes (raspberries, blueberries, strawberries etc) as opposed to fruit trees (apple, pear, plum etc) is that they will start to produce fruit soon after planting – in many cases, the same year.
Check your Lilies for Red Lily BeetleJun 29, 2015 | | Blogs | Leisure
The best way to control this nasty pest is to continually scout for the adults, larvae and eggs. Wipe the eggs off with a soapy cloth and drop adults and larvae into a bowl of soapy water.
Spring Garden Clean UpMay 10, 2015 |
No time like the present to start working in the garden! Use these tips to clean up and get ready for new plants.
Heritage TomatoesApr 8, 2015 |
Heritage tomatoes are available in a huge range of sizes, shapes and colours and have fantastic flavor.
Ground Cover PerennialsFeb 9, 2015 | | Blogs | Leisure
We are often asked to recommend perennials for ground cover – whether it be sun or shade, so I thought I would list my favourites.
Attracting Butterflies to your GardenJan 15, 2015 |
It is especially important to have flowers in mid to late summer when most butterflies are active.