May 30 - Simplifying petunias (1)

Simplifying Petunias

There is a plethora of petunias out there in the horticultural world and there is a lot confusion as to who they are and what they do.     Let’s…

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Caring for fuchsia hanging baskets

Fuchsia Hanging Baskets Basket C-A-R-E

‘Sophisticated’ is the perfect adjective to describe Fuchsias. Fuchsias have delicate suspended flowers that look like ballerinas in the most intricate costumes.  They come in a huge selection of gorgeous…

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May 23 - Stressing out - geranium bud death

Stressing Out:  Geranium Bud Death

Geraniums (aka Pelargoniums) are colorful, hardy, easy to grow, and well adapted to our Edmonton area climate; but at times they can be puzzling, especially in early spring when they…

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Shade Begonia Hanging Basket C-A-R-E

Before speaking specifically about Begonia hanging baskets, let’s talk about the environment Begonias prefer.  Begonias – like Nonstop, Illumination, and Bossa Nova – like to grow in sheltered shady areas;…

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