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Are You Ready For Spring?!
Posted on March 17, 2017

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Greetings!

 

In honour of the old Irish holiday, why not try growing some Oxalis regnellii- commonly called False Shamrock.  It creates a real unique effect with its beautiful dark purple clover-like leaves beneath delicate soft pink flowers.

 

Oxalis triangularis - False Shamrock
Oxalis regnellii 'Triangularis'
Oxalis triangularis Francis
Oxalis regnellii 'Francis'

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

The Greenery Family
Beautiful Mixed Planters

Wow! What a great selection of hardy spring planters in Section B.  We have been busy planting up a great assortment of frost hardy mixed planters, ranging in size from 8" plastic to 15" fibre pots, as well as colour bowls. These are great as a spring gift, or will add colour and fragrance to your entryway.

Assorted Hardy Spring Planters 
Assorted Hardy Spring Planters
Assorted Hardy Spring Planters 
Assorted Hardy Spring Planters
Winter and Spring Colour with Heathers

This season, our Heather selection will be arriving from a Coastal BC family business, Qualitree Plant Program Specialists.  You can choose from favourites such as Erica series: 'Kraemers Red', 'Eva Gold', 'Arthur Johnson', 'Darley Dale' or 'Silberschmelze'.

Erica Darleyensis _Arthur Johnson_
Erica darleyensis Heather 'Arthur Johnson'

Erica darleyensis is one of the easiest Heathers to grow, tolerating almost any soil and requiring little pruning.  Most varieties have pink or cream tips of new growth in Spring and bronze foliage in the Winter.  Buds form in late summer or very early fall, some blooming as late as September, often lasting until May.  The flowers open pale and deepen as the season progresses.  They make a stunning addition to your containers or your garden beds.

We will have a nice selection of beautiful Erica darleyensis Heather on table B1.

Erica Darleyensis Kraemers Red 
Erica darleyensis Heather 'Kraemers Red'

Erica Darlyensis Silberschmelze 
Erica darlyensis Heather 'Silberschmelze'

Erica Darleyensis _Darley Dale_ 
Erica darleyensis Heather 'Darley Dale'
Erica Darleyensis _Eva Gold_ 
Erica darleyensis Heather 'Eva Gold'
Collector Cactus

We have a beautiful little selection of Collector Cactus.  If you are looking for something a little more unique to add to your collection, stop by and have a look at the assortment. In addition to the few 6" round pots, the 4" are also looking great and some are even starting to bloom.
Assorted 4_ Potted Cactus
Assorted 4" Potted Cactus
For a similar, easy to care for plant, we have a good selection of Aloe Vera - both the ornamental variety and the Medicinal variety.

These can be found on table W4 and W5 close to the front.

Assorted 3.5in Square Potted Aloe Vera
Assorted 3.5" Square Potted Aloe Vera
Early 5.5" Potted Tomatoes 

We have a very nice selection of early 5.5" potted tomato plants for all of you who are lucky enough to have that back yard greenhouse or cold frame.  Choose from Beefsteak varieties, Cherry types, orange, red, yellow, and Grape types.

There will also be some 'newer' varieties such as 'Candyland', 'Orange Zinger', 'Chef's Choice', 'Black Cherry' and 'Sugar Rush'.  These can be found on table B9 for only $4.99 each.

There is also still a good selection of 1 gallon and 2 gallon tomatoes available.

5.5_ Potted Fourth of July Tomato
5.5" Potted 'Fourth of July' Tomato
Sea of 5.5in Potted Tomatoes
A sea of 5.5" Potted Tomatoes
Assorted Hardy Vegetables
Assorted Hardy Vegetables
Early Vegetables for Outside

Planting early vegetable plants in your garden is now possible, after the plants have been properly hardened off.  Our hardy vegetable section is set up, on tables D18, D19 and D20, with a good selection of different varieties of Onions, Lettuce, Cabbage, Broccoli, Kale, Kholrabi, Swiss Chard and Peas.

Don't forget we have Kelsae and Walla Walla Onion sets and a full selection of Pacific Northwest seeds. Early seed potatoes, including new organic gourmet varieties, are also available for pre-season forcing.
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The Greenery Garden Centre

The Greenery Garden Centre
2507 Longhill Road
Kelowna, BC
V1V 2G5

Phone: 250.762.7411
Fax: 250.762.7421
flowers@thegreenery.ca

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