Floral Acres Blog

Beginner’s Guide to Growing and Caring for Succulents

Succulents are all the rage in the gardening world and for good reason! They come in very unique forms, colours and leaf textures.

Surprising Flowers You can EAT!

Want to spice up those special summer barbecues or add that extra zing to your wedding? Consider adding edible flowers to the menu!

Beginner’s Guide to Growing and Caring for Succulents

Succulents are all the rage in the gardening world and for good reason! They come in very unique forms, colours and leaf textures.

Surprising Flowers You can EAT!

Want to spice up those special summer barbecues or add that extra zing to your wedding? Consider adding edible flowers to the menu!

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has arrived at Floral Acres and with it comes new additions to our tree and shrub lineup!

Spring Cleanup!

We are finally seeing double-digit highs and the snow is nowhere in sight! If the prospect of Spring leaves you wondering what you can do to get your garden and yard ready, read on…

What to Seed for Spring!

Every garden begins with a seed, and every Saskatchewan winter ends with Spring!

Poinsettias 365!

Poinsettias are a favourite during the holidays and often disappear once the seasons change. With some extra attention and care you can grow your poinsettia 365 days a year!

Growing Herbs in the Winter

Winter doesn’t have to mean the end of enjoying fresh home grown herbs. Spice up your kitchen by moving your herbs indoors!

Composting Through The Winter

When the cold months set in and snow covers our yards it can be easy to forget about our compost pile.

Fall Clean Up

Here are some great tips to help you transition from bright blooms and flip flops to rich colours and cozy sweaters!

Pro Tips For Stunning Annuals All Summer Long

Keeping your annual vibrant and continuously blooming can be tricky, but with a few pro tips and a little extra care, you’ll reap the benefits all summer long.

Companion Planting

Companion planting - pairing different plants together in order to increase their growth and health - is a great way to allow the benefit of nature to really shine, while adding variety to our gardens.

Divide to Multiply!

Top tips for dividing perennials.

Our Favourite Succulents

Because of the vast variety of succulents, here are our 4 favourite types of succulents and tips on how to make them thrive all year long!

We're Up To Some Serious Planting

We are so excited to start off our 2018 planting season!

The Three Best Office Plants to Beat the Winter Blues

It’s that time of year where we find ourselves in the middle of winter longing for our colourful spring gardens. To get us through the next few months before the arrival of spring, considering low light office friendly plants is a great option!

Caring for your Christmas Plants

December is a time for celebration, spending time with family, and beautiful Christmas plants!

How to Keep Tropicals Happy During Winter Months

For tropical plants to survive during cooler months, they must have adequate humidity. Low humidity makes it hard for plants to thrive during cooler months. Tropicals prefer environments with 50% humidity levels.

The 5 Best Plants for Decorating October Pumpkins!

To get into the holiday spirit, here are the five best plants to use to create a unique pumpkin for Halloween!

5 of the Best Fall Gardening Tips you Need to Know

We have 5 great fall gardening tips from pest control to ensuring your perennials not only survive the winter but come back bigger and better than ever!

Now Is The Perfect Time To Plant Trees And Shrubs

Our yards are a work in progress, each year more fabulous than the last. For others, in newer areas or in a new home, you may be starting with a blank canvas—FUN! No matter where you are at with your landscaping, late summer and fall is the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs.

Building a BEE Friendly Garden: Saving the Bees One Garden at a Time

By now you must’ve heard about the global disappearance of honeybees and are well aware that other bee species are declining too. There are numerous reasons why this is happening...

The Best Choices for Cool Weather Plants for Spring

For those impatient gardeners that want to garden early, these cool weather plants can weather a cool spring.

We Welcome You to Saskatoon's Largest Greenhouses & Garden Centre!

Floral Acres Greenhouses & Garden Centre on Valley Road is in full swing for the 2016 gardening season, and we're loving every minute of it!

Eight Must-Have Gardening Apps We Love to Boost Productivity!

Although gardening is something everyone can do, it’s a passion that needs patience and perseverance in order to walk the path of progression. This is where technology can be your best friend and save you hours of painful trials and errors.

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has arrived at Floral Acres and with it comes new additions to our tree and shrub lineup!

Spring Cleanup!

We are finally seeing double-digit highs and the snow is nowhere in sight! If the prospect of Spring leaves you wondering what you can do to get your garden and yard ready, read on…

What to Seed for Spring!

Every garden begins with a seed, and every Saskatchewan winter ends with Spring!

Poinsettias 365!

Poinsettias are a favourite during the holidays and often disappear once the seasons change. With some extra attention and care you can grow your poinsettia 365 days a year!

Growing Herbs in the Winter

Winter doesn’t have to mean the end of enjoying fresh home grown herbs. Spice up your kitchen by moving your herbs indoors!

Composting Through The Winter

When the cold months set in and snow covers our yards it can be easy to forget about our compost pile.

Fall Clean Up

Here are some great tips to help you transition from bright blooms and flip flops to rich colours and cozy sweaters!

Divide to Multiply!

Top tips for dividing perennials.

Pro Tips For Stunning Annuals All Summer Long

Keeping your annual vibrant and continuously blooming can be tricky, but with a few pro tips and a little extra care, you’ll reap the benefits all summer long.

Companion Planting

Companion planting - pairing different plants together in order to increase their growth and health - is a great way to allow the benefit of nature to really shine, while adding variety to our gardens.

Our Favourite Succulents

Because of the vast variety of succulents, here are our 4 favourite types of succulents and tips on how to make them thrive all year long!

We're Up To Some Serious Planting

We are so excited to start off our 2018 planting season!

The Three Best Office Plants to Beat the Winter Blues

It’s that time of year where we find ourselves in the middle of winter longing for our colourful spring gardens. To get us through the next few months before the arrival of spring, considering low light office friendly plants is a great option!

Caring for your Christmas Plants

December is a time for celebration, spending time with family, and beautiful Christmas plants!

How to Keep Tropicals Happy During Winter Months

For tropical plants to survive during cooler months, they must have adequate humidity. Low humidity makes it hard for plants to thrive during cooler months. Tropicals prefer environments with 50% humidity levels.

The 5 Best Plants for Decorating October Pumpkins!

To get into the holiday spirit, here are the five best plants to use to create a unique pumpkin for Halloween!

5 of the Best Fall Gardening Tips you Need to Know

We have 5 great fall gardening tips from pest control to ensuring your perennials not only survive the winter but come back bigger and better than ever!

Now Is The Perfect Time To Plant Trees And Shrubs

Our yards are a work in progress, each year more fabulous than the last. For others, in newer areas or in a new home, you may be starting with a blank canvas—FUN! No matter where you are at with your landscaping, late summer and fall is the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs.

Building a BEE Friendly Garden: Saving the Bees One Garden at a Time

By now you must’ve heard about the global disappearance of honeybees and are well aware that other bee species are declining too. There are numerous reasons why this is happening...

The Best Choices for Cool Weather Plants for Spring

For those impatient gardeners that want to garden early, these cool weather plants can weather a cool spring.

Eight Must-Have Gardening Apps We Love to Boost Productivity!

Although gardening is something everyone can do, it’s a passion that needs patience and perseverance in order to walk the path of progression. This is where technology can be your best friend and save you hours of painful trials and errors.

We Welcome You to Saskatoon's Largest Greenhouses & Garden Centre!

Floral Acres Greenhouses & Garden Centre on Valley Road is in full swing for the 2016 gardening season, and we're loving every minute of it!