10 Native Perennials for a Drought-resistant Garden
From Northern Roots
As these sun-soaked August days lead into September, it’s a great time to consider your fall planting projects. Whether filling a few gaps in existing beds or creating new gardens, these drought-tolerant perennials will thrive and adapt to the challenges of a changing climate on our landscape.… Read the rest
APRIL 30, 2022 GREENHOUSE, GIFTSHOP AND ONLINE STORE OPENING
NEW HOURS OF OPERATION FROM MAY-SEPTEMBER WILL BE WEDNESDAY TO FRIDAY 10-5/ WEEKENDS 10-1
We will be open once again for the season as of April 30, 2022.
Our on site shop in the Comfrey Cottage will be open again, don’t forget to visit our lovely loft upstairs.… Read the rest
We are now closed for the season, but still accepting online orders for pick up Thursdays.
The gift shop and plant sales will be available again the first weekend of May in 2023.… Read the rest
Simply freeze your fresh picked edible flowers, herbs or garden finds to add to beautiful cocktails, mocktails, or refreshing water. No matter if it’s to elevate a special event, party, or just to make you feel special, beautiful ice cubes add something special to drinks.
Freezing herbs is also an easy way to preserve your grown bounty for a later date.… Read the rest
The Herb Garden is excited to host our 2nd Annual Summer Celebration on July 10th!
We are celebrating you! Join us between 10 am and 3 pm as we thank you with our annual plant sale. Shop our wide selection of culinary and medicinal herbs for your mid-summer garden.
Our summer celebration continues into the afternoon with High Tea at The Herb Garden! … Read the rest
The Comfrey Cottage is bursting with local talent this year!
Stock your pantry with locally made products from Tasha’s Table and Above all Honey. Find function and beauty in Danielle Dewick‘s pottery collection now on display in our gift shop alongside our favourite local artists. We have stunning pieces of glass art by Pat Forrest and metal art handcrafted by Earth & Iron Workshop.… Read the rest
Hypertufa Planter Workshop – June 26th 2 pm-4pm
We’re making hypertufa planters and pairing them with our favourite herbs on June 26th! Create your first hypertufa pot with us and learn how to cultivate your very own handcrafted container garden oasis.
Hypertufa pots are most often associated with succulents. However, their porous nature suits the needs of a wide variety of herbaceous plants.… Read the rest
Inspiration overload from past events at the Herb Garden
There are so many ways to do FANTASTIC flowers.
So many colours to blend into a Spring time explosion of soft romantic textures and hues. A summer meadow theme. Or a deep rich mélange of harvest time scents and vibrant colour.… Read the rest
April 22, 2022 is Earth Day
Make everyday Earth day!
Most people already reduce, reuse and recycle, there are many ways we can do our part everyday to help the planet we call home and need to protect.
Repurpose old items into something new instead of buying new. I found recently an old bench made out of rusty rebar on our property and repurposed it into a unique porch bench instead of adding it to landfill or scrap metal and buying something new and plastic.… Read the rest