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Looking Back at 2016

Winter is such a wonderful time of year for everyone.  It’s a time to relax by the fire and reflect on the spring, summer and fall seasons that have gone by so quickly! Some may say it was too hot or there was not enough rain, but most will tell you it
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8 Great Gardening Books For Mom!

Mother's Day is this weekend and Brantim has got you covered! We think a Brantim Gift Certificate paired with one of these great 8 gardening books, would make any Mom swoon. So head over to the greenhouse this week to pick up a gift certificate in any denomination and click the links below to
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Ottawa Tulips Turn 70!

This weekend is the start of the Ottawa Tulip Festival, marking 70 years since the start of the tulip legacy in Ottawa. So how did this whole tulip thing get started anyways? We knew they were a gift from the Dutch back in 1945 - but did you know the whole
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3 Tasty Herb Recipes for Summer BBQ’ing

You know that summertime is alive and well when you can walk outside in the evening and smell the delicious aroma of a barbeque. But have you ever thought of growing your own barbeque herbs? Culinary herbs are perfect for growing in containers on the patio right next to the grill, so you can easily reach down and pluck the leaves as you are cooking.

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Selling your house? Kick up the curb appeal.

The late spring this year seems to be delaying more than just the tulips. The real estate industry, which is typically going full steam ahead at this time of year, has also seen a slow start. It’s not strange that a delay in nice weather would affect sales, but that’s no consolation if YOUR house is on the market. Here’s some tips to improve your curb appeal and hopefully nail the sale.

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5 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

Most produce available in the grocery store today has traveled thousands of miles to get there, and could have been grown in nutrient poor soil with loads of pesticides. Why not enjoy organic, pesticide-free produce from your own backyard? A little bit of preparation and maintenance through the growing season and you will never look back.

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