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See Verbinnen’s article in October issue of Landscape Ontario magazine

http://www.horttrades.com/landscape-ontario— october-2013

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Time Lapse Photography of Eastern Redbud Seedlings

Here is some more of our propagation manager’s work with stop motion photography. This is Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis), a plant native to eastern North America, and an increasing part of southern Ontario’s flora. The pink flowers lining the branches are a … Continue reading

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Native Wildflowers In Bloom

It’s a beautiful time of year! There are lots of wildflowers coming out in bloom. John Verbinnen, the owner of Verbinnen’s Nursery, as an amateur photographer, enjoys recording images of these native wildflowers. Here are a few images from this … Continue reading

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Time Lapse Photography of Red Oak Seedlings

Alex Verbinnen, our propagation manager, has been doing some work with a time lapse camera. I thought I’d share it with you here. This is about three weeks worth of images taken during the day. There is a fair bit … Continue reading

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Virginia Bluebell

One of the great things about working at a native plant nursery is that you get an intimate look at the flowers of some beautiful, but relatively unusual native species. And if they are growing in the greenhouse, we get … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We wish all our customers, suppliers, and friends a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

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Frosty Fall Colour

It’s a beautiful time of year. Frosty mornings are followed by sunny, crisp days. Colours pop out and are highlighted by ice crystals. As the trees shut down for the winter, the green pigments disappear and some of the underlying … Continue reading

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Fall Colour Beginning to Show

It’s early October, and there are a few plants that are starting to show some colour in the nursery. Some of the late blooming perennials are still putting on a good show. The asters especially are spectacular this time of … Continue reading

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Perennials On Sale!

If you’re looking for native perennials, ours are beginning to look great. Check out our summer special right here!

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Species Profile: Viburnum dentatum

We’re going to try to highlight a few native plant species that we believe are underutilized in the landscape and have lots of potential for use in southern Ontario. The first on the list for us is Viburnum dentatum, also … Continue reading

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