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Living Christmas Trees

Jean’s Dilly Dwarf Alberta Spruce (Picea glauca ‘Jean’s Dilly’) This extraordinary, Alberta-type selection bears the name of dwarf conifer pioneer Jean Iseli. Much smaller, denser and slower growing than other Alberta types, its short, fine needles display a distinctive twist during the growing season.   [...]

By | 2017-11-02T14:56:58+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|New in the Gardens|0 Comments

Cooking with Chef Mead | Soups for Dinner

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP Ingredients:  8 (6 inch) Corn tortillas, cut into strips 8 Cups chicken stock 2 Chicken breasts 1 Large sweet onion, diced 4 Garlic cloves, peeled and minced 2 Sprigs fresh oregano 2 Medium tomatoes, cored and diced 1 Chipotle Chile, minced and 2 tablespoons of the adobo sauce that it is packed [...]

By | 2017-10-30T12:21:55+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens, Food, Healthy Living, Recipe|1 Comment

Paperwhites

A fragrant favorite for the holidays, paperwhites burst into bloom in just a few short weeks after planting. No chilling needed, ever. Tuck several into pebbles around Thanksgiving, water, provide bright light and you’ll have scented blooms for Christmas. Or start in early December for fresh, fragrant flowers to usher in the New Year. [...]

By | 2018-01-02T14:25:59+00:00 October 26th, 2017|New in the Gardens|0 Comments

Christmas Boutique 2017

All that is merry and bright sparkles in our Joyeux Noël Christmas Boutique.  Celebrate the diversity and richness of European Christmas traditions and enhance them with modern influences and themes. Our buyers have travelled over rooftops to bring you curated holiday gifts and decorations that showcase some of the oldest European craftsmanship, where families pass traditional art forms [...]

By | 2017-10-04T15:02:25+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pixie Grapevines

Pixie grapes are natural dwarf grapes that are perfect for containers on patios, balconies, and other small spaces. Pixie grape varieties produce delicious, sweet, and nearly seedless grapes and can be enjoyed fresh off the vine. Cabernet Franc, Pinot Meunier, and Riesling varieties are ideal for juices and wines. Pixie’s only reach 1 to [...]

By | 2017-09-21T12:07:09+00:00 September 21st, 2017|New in the Gardens|0 Comments

How to Care for Your Orchid

Phalaenopsis Orchids (Moth Orchid) Light & Temperature: Phalaenopsis will do well in bright window light with no direct sun. Some filtered sunlight helps with the blooming process. The leaves should be glossy, medium green and should increase in size with each new leaf. It is not uncommon for old, bottom leaves to [...]

By | 2017-09-20T16:30:57+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Orchids|0 Comments