Bees and butterflies are delightful visitors to a garden, and not just because they are beautiful and fascinating to watch. We need bees and butterflies to pollinate our plants for food production. Growing a garden that can support natural pollinators will also boost the health of your local environment and increase biodiversity. So, which plants … Continue reading What are the Best Pollinator Plants for Bees and Butterflies?
A beautiful garden can draw admirable looks from your neighbours and be pleasant for you and your family – but have you considered cultivating a garden that is pet safe? Whether you’re looking for plants that repel fleas, or you’re seeking pet safe garden plants, there’s a whole lot of options to explore. Find plants … Continue reading You and Your Pet Will Love These Non-Toxic Plants That Repel Fleas
One of this year’s biggest landscaping trends is planting an edible garden, whether that be fruits or vegetables, it doesn’t matter. The key is being able to sustainably grow your own food. And what makes it even better is turning that into bonding time with your children. Whether you are growing your fruits and vegetables … Continue reading Best Fruits & Veggies To Plant With Children Helpers (INFOGRAPHIC)
You may have heard that since 2006, the bee population has dropped considerably and they are in danger of becoming extinct. What you may not be aware of however, is the critical role bees play in you daily life. The following information will help you understand the importance of bees and why you should encourage … Continue reading Why You Should Encourage Bees and Not Chase Them Off
Annuals produce big, beautiful, and bright flowers that bloom all season long, if properly cared for. Annuals also add form and texture. When deciding which ones to plant, you have a lot of choice in plants to consider but they can be grouped by the degree of light exposure in your garden, the color of … Continue reading Our Suggestions for Annuals to Plant in Your Garden this Year
So… you want your Lawrence Park Complete Garden Care to make your vegetable garden, but you still want to manage the garden on your own – to know the easy veggies to grow, and when they should be grown? Here’s some information so you can start thinking through menus for your summer dinner parties to … Continue reading Easy Veggies to Grow this Year and When They Should Get Planted