How to Care for Peonies
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How to Care for Peonies

The several dozen species of peonies that are grown mostly by enthusiasts, specialists and researchers are often reproduced by seeds. Seeds are occasionally employed to establish the principal horticultural peonies, but of course seeds will rarely reproduce the beautiful flowers of cultivars that have been maintained as clones. Peony seeds may have complex dormancy requirements,…

Geraniums are Easy Care Summer Darlings
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Geraniums are Easy Care Summer Darlings

There are two types of plants that most people refer to as “geraniums”.
There are “true geraniums”, which are hardy, native and wild plants that make excellent groundcover and space filler in your garden and landscape.
There are also Pelargoniums, which are more delicate plants hailing from South Africa. In this article, we will discuss both members of the geranium family and share some smart tips for their use and care.

Gerbera Daisies Bring Colour and Cheer
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Gerbera Daisies Bring Colour and Cheer

The bright and magnificent Gerbera Daisy brings cheer as both annual and perennial. They are popular plants because they are attractive and come in a wide variety of colors, including white, yellow, orange, red and salmon. Happily, Gerbera Daisy care is generally considered easy, though there are a few important points. Although Gerbera Daisy requires…

How To Grow Forget Me Not Flower

How To Grow Forget Me Not Flower

The Forget Me Not flower, by any other name would not be so sweet to gardeners, nor would the other numerous little blue forget me not flowers affectionately given the same name by their admirers.
True forget-me-not flowers have been prized by gardeners for generations.
Perhaps the little blue flowers of the forget-me-not are cherished because they are reminiscent of gardens of the long ago childhood gardens, or those of a beloved mother or grandmother.

Hardening Off Plants Definition
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Hardening Off Plants Definition

What is Hardening Off? Hardening Off is the act of progressively acclimating an indoor plant to the outdoors before transplanting it outside. This gradual acclimatization to direct sunshine, wind, rain, and temperature variations is critical to preventing damage to your fragile plants. What Happens If You Don’t Harden Off? Worse case: you can kill the…

KANATA-MARCH HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

The Kanata-March Horticultural Society was incorporated through the Ontario Horticultural Association in March 1970. Now 52 years old, this Society is still providing gardening advice and informative presentations, social activities and community beautification. Since 1978, Kanata-March member volunteers has undertaken the creation and maintenance of the Molly Wilson Memorial Garden at the site of the…

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