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Plant Profile: Calla Lily

Interesting Facts about Calla Lilies: Other names: Arum lily, trumpet lily, Pig lily or Minature Calla Lily. Calla Lily leaves are edible, whereas the flower and stamen are highly toxic. The leaves are a good source of vitamins A &…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patty’s Day is a favourite holiday by many, whether you share in Irish heritage or not.  Here are a few fun ways to celebrate! Flowers, of course! We would be happy to put together a fun and funky flower arrangement for your…

Plant Profile: Mimosa (Acacia Dealbata)

Acacia dealbata (also commonly known as mimosa) is a species of Acacia, native to southeastern Australia in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, and the Australian Capital Territory and widely introduced in Mediterranean, warm temperate, and highland tropical landscapes   Acacia is from the…

Plant Profile: Eucalyptus

Plant Profile: Eucalyptus   Koala Bears aren’t the only ones who love Eucalyptus! In the 1850s, Eucalyptus trees were introduced to California by Australians during the California Gold Rush. Much of California has a similar climate to parts of Australia. By the early…

10 Inspirational Gardening Quotes

April is Gardening Month, a month dedicated to all things green! The snow has melted and many are anxious to start digging the dirt again. Here are our top ten favourite quotes on gardening! Hopefully they inspire you to get your…