Trees & Shrubs |

By: West Coast Gardens  09-12-2011
Keywords: hanging baskets

Text & photos courtesy of Celeste Paley

In September, there are a multitude of  rewards from the work of the past season; Most of your vegetable bounty & apples, pears, & grapes are ripe, garlic should be ready to lift, Horseradish is monstrously leafy & just a few weeks away from harvest, Hanging baskets & containers are coming to the climax of thier colourful displays, fall blooming[..]

The Forsythia are bursting thier buds; so NOW is the time to prune your roses. Here are some great tips: BORROWED FROM THE PORTLAND ROSE SOCIETY’S PRUNING INFORMATION PAGE: “To sum up for any rose plant – remove any parts of the bush that are too small or weak to hold up the growth anticipated[..]

The ‘Secret’ to low maintenance gardens starts with the planning and installation. Proper placement, plant selection, and bed preparation are keys to success, but proper timing is essential to establishment without daily toil and sweat.  Here in the lower mainland, we are lucky to have such an extended season of frequent rains coupled with moderate temperature[..]

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Perennials |

We selectively bring in items from local producers to supplement our perennial selections & endeavor to offer a balanced selection of seasonal colour, reliable hardiness, & always have something unusual, interesting, &/or rare. Hope you enjoyed the photos taken over the past few weeks in our store….Please come & see for yourself why there is such a fuss over this plant known as the Hellebore.


Fertilizers |

We offer formulations for Roses, and Tomatoes, as well as one for transplanting, boosting flower production, & an all purpose formulation for anything from houseplants to supplemental additions to your moss basket & even some trees & shrubs. With Kelp Organics to stimulate root growth and enhance resistance to stress and disease. One half capful makes 4L of ready to use solution. Easy to pour bottle with measuring cap.


Soils & Soil-less Media |

We deal with local organics supplier Ecosoil, who blends and bags the product carrying our name and logo in three categories. Premium Planter and Hanging Basket Mix This is the best base for any mixed container planting. West Coast Gardens offers exclusively blended, pre-mixed planting media.


Bedding Plants |

We search out new and exciting varieties in the world of annuals as well as those with the best performance. West Coast Gardens is well known for our vast selection of premium quality spring & summer annuals. We grow all our annuals on site in our greenhouse facilities. All photos taken on site at West Coast Gardens.