Month: October 2022

10 DIY Chicken Coops You Can Build Yourself

Chicken coops can be expensive, especially if you’re looking for something large and sturdy enough to last for a few years. On top of that, many pre-built chicken coops aren’t customizable enough to suit your needs. Fortunately, it’s much cheaper and easier to build your own chicken coop from scratch. A chicken coop is not

The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Amaryllis: The Holiday Plant You Absolutely NEED In Your Home

There is something about the holidays that makes people want to bring plants into their homes. It could be because of the festive decorations, the holiday spirit, or the delicious food. Whatever the reason, many people find themselves buying a Christmas cactus for their home. There are different varieties of this plant available in stores

Ooni Pizza Oven Review: Is the Ooni Worth the Investment?

There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked pizza to fill a kitchen with warmth, but getting that delicious scent and taste can be tricky. Especially if you don’t have the time or patience to wait for a preheat oven—or if you just don’t have one! Fortunately, there are now numerous ways to make

How to Choose or Buy the Best Flower Bulbs for Your Garden

When it comes to the start of spring, there’s no better way to kick things off than by adding a little color. After all, what better way to brighten up the dreariest days of the year than with some glorious flowers? Determine which flower you want to grow This will depend on what part of

Best Electric Outdoors Heaters: Buying Guide and Reviews

When winter hits, many of us shut off our thermostat and wait until spring. However, those who live in colder climates know that a furnace is a year-round appliance. Even if you don’t mind the cold, a broken furnace can lead to problems further down the road. A malfunctioning furnace can be a serious issue

4 Ways to Use the Blue Diamond Garden Centre

Welcome to our newest blog post! Blue Diamond Garden Centre has been a part of the Okanagan for over 40 years. In that time, we have opened and closed several locations in the region, downsizing when necessary and keeping up with market demands. To continue operating successfully in the Okanagan, and to meet the needs

How to Market Your Garden Centre – A Step-by-step Guide

If you own or manage a garden centre, your business is no doubt unique and special. You probably have a vested interest in the plants and greens that bring so much happiness to people each and every day. The problem is that not everyone knows about your amazing little shop. In fact, most people don’t

How To Grow Coriander: The Surprising Benefits of Growing This Tiny Herb!

Growing an herb garden may seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually quite simple and rewarding. Growing your own herbs is also very affordable, as herbs are generally small in size and don’t demand much space. You can grow them either directly in your garden or plant them in containers for easy moving. If

Bring the Fire: The Ultimate Guide to DIY Firebowls

Do you want to add an enchanting and natural touch to your outdoor space? Do you want to create a cozy atmosphere for you and your friends? If so, building a DIY firebowl is one of the most effective ways to achieve these goals. With an outdoor firebowl, you can transform your backyard into a

The Best Type of Heater for Your Home and Why

When the weather outside is frightful, the last thing you want is to be frightful inside as well. Heating your home efficiently, without overdoing it on the thermostat or using up a lot of energy—and thus costing you a bundle—is key in keeping yourself and your family snug and stress-free throughout the winter season. No

5 Questions to Ask When Finding a Wholesale Compost Supplier

Wholesale compost suppliers are a great resource for any business. They can provide you with low-cost, high-quality compost of the exact type and quantity that meets your needs. However, this comes at a cost in time and effort to find the right supplier. Instead of opening your rolodex and calling every old business acquaintance, you

Creating a Mature Planting Solution For Your Landscape

When it comes to designing your landscape, you might feel like there are a limited number of options available. After all, how many times have you been presented with the same Mediterranean villa, Tudor cottage and Italianate villa again? And while those classic architectural styles are beautiful and capable of creating an unforgettable space, they