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Grow beautiful, low-maintenance lantana for your home or garden with the right materials and tips. Lantana plants are easy to start from seed and suitable for growing in containers indoors or outdoors. Learn how to start, repot, and care for lantanas today!
The beautiful and fragrant Weeping Alaskan Cedar offers a conical form, soft & wispy foliage, and up to 30 ft of height – perfect for even the smallest of city gardens. See why this is a favorite among many and get design and planting advice from Ottawa's own Patricia.
Admire the delicate and graceful harebell wildflower with its deep bluish-purple flowers, native to North America and Europe, that are eaten raw, used to make dye, and believed to give witches the power of transformation. A perfect addition to the rock garden that grows through summer and fall, and pollinated by hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.
See a stunning display of color in the fall with Staghorn Sumac! These dioecious shrubs bloom with both male & female flowers, and produce showy pyramidal fruiting clusters. Enjoy its velvety, antler-like branches and hard-to-cover areas with poorer soils or naturalize your area with this adaptable and low-maintenance shrub.
Discover White Turtlehead, a beautiful & perennially blooming wetland plant. Attractive to hummingbirds & bees, it's used in shade, rain, wildflower, & native plant gardens. Perfect for cutting & its leaves are deer-resistant. Medicinal properties & uses by Native Americans, too!
Add stunning beauty to your garden with this unique, low-maintenance native plant, the cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum). Reaching heights of 6-9 ft with bright yellow flowers resembling sunflowers or asters, this flowering perennial creates a beautiful backdrop and can provide privacy while blooming. Ideal for a rain garden, the cup plant is perfect for wildflower and native plant gardens.
Add the distinctive Prickly Pear Cactus to your garden and get vibrant yellow flowers! Enjoy its edible fruit, flowers, stems, and leaves. Learn the best growing conditions and how to care for it. Enjoy this unique, cold-hardy cactus, with over 100 species distinguished by its spiny, club-shaped pads.
Veronicastrum virginicum, also known as Culver's Root, is a tall and hardy perennial that adds unique vertical accents to any yard for summer to fall. Perfect for prairies, damp meadows, and open forests, its cluster of white florets resemble a beautiful candelabra. An ideal choice for wildflower gardens and layered beds.
Give your garden an update this season with wintergreen – featuring gorgeous, white bell-shaped flowers and bright, pinkish-red berries. Its glossy, evergreen foliage adds beauty, and it makes an excellent ground cover for shady areas. Plant wintergreen to enjoy it's vibrant ground cover and fragrant, evergreen foliage!
Virginia waterleaf is an excellent choice for shady areas and woodland gardens that can spread quickly, cover bare spots and help stop soil erosion. It comes in white and violet colours and has edible leaves that can be used in cooking. Discover more about it and its companion plants. Enhance your woodlands with Virginia Waterleaf. Discover the perfect choice for shady areas and woodland gardens – Virginia Waterleaf! Native to various regions in North America, it blooms in white and violet, and can spread quickly from rhizomes to provide groundcover, reduce erosion and provide edible leaves.
Welcome wildlife to your garden with Foamflower! A great addition, this plant has green lobed leaves that turn deep purple in falls and produces masses of lightly-scented white star-shaped flowers. Deer resistant, easy maintenance and care – perfect for summer gardens!
Discover the unique Saskatoon Berry Bush, a native of the Canadian Prairies. It withstands temperatures ranging -50° C to -60° C and yields sweet and nutty fruit with multiple health benefits. Learn more about planting and using this Rose family member in food and brewing!
Feed them 1 pound of 10-10-10 per 100 sq ft. of garden s Reward yourself with luscious blackberries – plant a Blackberry bush! Perfect for limited space, 1 bush can produce 20 white flowers and a large crop of juicy, sweet-tasting blackberries in zones 5-8 with bright sun and well-drained soil. Care & feeding instructions included.
Plant partridgeberry to add interest to your garden with its glossy foliage, flowers, and fruit. Native to the eastern US, it's an evergreen ground cover that thrives in woodland/shade gardens, under trees, and in part-shade border fronts or rock gardens. Learn the best tips for successful planting and growing of this plant!