Greenspiration Blog

Winterizing Bananas and Palms

Now is the time to winterize your hardy palms (windmill variety) and bananas. Bananas should always be protected regardless of age or size. Windmill palms should be protected as long as they are still a manageable size to do so. Older, well established tall palms are...

Winter Mulching – Why It’s A Good Idea

Winter mulching is one of the smartest ideas to benefit your garden. This one simple task performed in the fall will provide many positive results! Whether you use your own homemade mulch or purchase commercial mulches, the outcome will be the same; reduced need for...

Winter Care of Houseplants

The winter season can be hard on our houseplants. The days are short and usually overcast so sunlight is virtually non-existent. This reduced light level combined with dry air indoors stresses houseplants. Short days trigger dormancy so don’t worry if your plants...

Time to break out the Suet Blocks

With winter soon approaching, it’s time to get out our suet cages and hang some suet blocks for our wee feathered friends. Suet is traditionally used as a substitute for insects birds would normally eat during the summer. It is a lard based quick source of high energy...

The Sweet Smell of Sweetbox – Early Winter Bloomer

Last week, while walking down a sidewalk in Whiterock, I suddenly caught a waft of heavenly fragrance. I stopped dead in my tracks and immediately looked up, then around and finally down and saw a planting of the lovely Sarcococca or Himalayan Sweetbox. It was...

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