Revitalize your garden by thinking of colour, texture and of course, abundance. These products and tips show you how
Fiskars Telescoping Pruning Stik Tree Pruner, $99.99;
SmartOnes™ Precision Sprayer eliminates weeds and ants from the lawn, patio and garden. $29.99 (starter kit includes the Precision Sprayer and one 500mL WeedOut® Lawn Weed Control cartridge. Replacement cartridges, $9.99 each);
NuVue Clear PVC-Framed Summer Greenhouse, 28″ Height, $49.99 (2 per set);
Farrow and Ball Churlish Green™ No.251 Exterior Eggshell;
Farrow and Ball Brinjal® No.222 Exterior Masonry;
Farrow and Ball Cinder Rose™ No.246 Exterior Masonry;
3 New Stunning Plants Peter Cantley, President’s Choice brand’s garden guru picks his faves:
1 Longfoot Basil
A new non-stop harvest variety of basil. It can be grown outside or on the window inside the house. This tasty variety should be constantly clipped.
2 Fiesta Hibiscus
A unique combination of oranges, reds and pinks. It also has a three-dimensional look, with its gorgeous blooms set against the deep green, shiny foliage.
3 Calliope Crimson Flame Geraniums
With its hot pink edges and centre – it is truly a oneof- a-kind colour. This geraniumis a Calliope variety, meaning it spreads wide and tall in the garden
This original gardening article first appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.