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7 Foolproof Ways to Flood-Proof Your Landscape

how to flood-proof your landscape Mother Nature Powell river

April showers are supposed to bring May flowers, not floods! Have you had trouble with flooding in your landscape during the rainy season? If so, it’s time to make some necessary changes to flood-proof your yard and garden. Whether you need a quick fix or a major landscape overhaul, there are several options you can […]

The Best Crops to Grow for All of Your Pets

Growing Crops for Pets Mother Nature Powell River

Growing a vegetable garden is fantastic for creating a reliable, steady food supply for you and your family—but it can also provide food for your pets! We’re passionate about providing pets with the healthiest food options available, but if the deluxe food brands are a bit outside of your price range, planting organic crops to […]

How to Bring Your Tropical Plants Back Outdoors

Bring Your Tropical Plants Back Outdoors Mother Nature Powell River

Tropical plants are fantastic for brightening up our homes during the dreariest months of winter. But when the temperatures start to rise, they’ll appreciate some time outside to soak up the sun and fresh air! However, you need to be mindful when moving tropical plants from inside to outside—if you do it too suddenly, or […]

How To Care for Houseplants in the Winter

How to Care for Houseplants in Winter Mother Nature Powell River

Winter can be just as challenging for our houseplants as it is for us. The days are shorter and can be overcast, so they get less light overall. The air in our homes can be very dry when the furnace is on, making it hard for plants to retain moisture. When we open doors to […]

The Great Garden Divide

The Great Garden Divide dividing perennials Mother Nature Powell River

There are many reasons gardeners love perennials, but one of the best is that dividing your perennials gives you more free plants! Perennials are the gift that keeps on giving. Dividing your perennials not only adds more flowers to your yard. It also helps keep your plants thriving and healthy.   When to Divide Perennials […]

How to Combat & Prevent Common Houseplant Pests

Bugs in my Plants - How to Combat Common Household Pests

If your plants had a summer vacation outdoors this year, there’s a chance they may have acquired a few hitchhikers of the insect variety before you brought them back inside for the winter. Bugs on your houseplants are the main reason we always recommend you quarantine your plants when you bring them back inside at […]