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Gardening 101: Summer Maintenance Blomidon Nurseries

Summer Maintenance Following a busy month of July in Nova Scotia, when Blomidon trucks are full and going out every day, we arrive in the month of August—the month of “Summer Maintenance.” While many people are of the opinion that this is a boring subject, it is a necessary and vital topic of discussion in the care of your healthy garden. There are several topics we need to consider: Pruning Fertilizing Watering Pests and Diseases  Pruning The first item on our list is...

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Basics of Planting Trees, Shrubs, and Evergreens

As we reach the peak of the summer, you’ve probably long since planted your garden and hung your potted plants for display, but what if you’re looking to plant some trees, shrubs, or evergreens to fill out your space? Even if you have moderate to intermediate gardening knowledge, you might not know everything about successfully planting and growing these types of plants. But our experts at Blomidon Nurseries do, so we’ve compiled everything you need to know about the...

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Planting Annuals in Pots and Hanging Baskets

Planting Annuals in Pots and Hanging Baskets It’s that time of the year again when everyone is starting to plan which annuals they want in their yard and beginning to get their plants organized. But before you get to planting your annuals this year, you might want to brush up on some of the best tips and practices to keep them happy and healthy. So whether you’re a lifelong green thumb or a beginner looking to beautify their yard, our...

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Gardening Trends of 2022

Gardening Trends of 2022 Having an epic garden is something that people stop to take notice of. Whether it’s an immaculate fruit-and-vegetable garden or a captivating display of bright flowers and foliage, people appreciate a well-tended plot. Gardening has been around for thousands of years, yet each year, new innovations and technologies are emerging that not only improve the gardening process but also give way to specific gardening trends. So, what are the gardening trends of 2022 shaping up to...

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Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables in Your Garden

Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables in Your Garden As the prices of everyday items, particularly fresh foods like fruits and vegetables, continue to skyrocket, people are beginning to look for other options, such as growing their own produce. Growing your own fruits and vegetables in your garden is advantageous for several reasons. For starters, you know where it’s coming from and if chemicals are being used throughout the growing process or not. Furthermore, when you have your own garden,...

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