Gardens plants from seed or from bulb can add colour and drama.
1/ Start your garden from seed. Organic seeds come from organic produce while heirloom seeds are generally produced by natural pollination and not part of large scale modern agriculture.
High Mowing Organic Seeds Organic Non-GMO Little Finger Eggplant, highmowingseeds.com
OSC Seeds Heirloom Borage Seeds, oscseeds.com
High Mowing Organic Seeds Organic Non-GMO Ronde de Nice Zucchini, highmowingseeds.com
OSC Seeds Heirloom Celeriac Seeds, oscseeds.com
High Mowing Organic Seeds Organic Non-GMO Hon Tsai Tai Broccoli, highmowingseeds.com
OSC Seeds Organic Red Salad Bowl Lettuce, oscseeds.com
2/ Fly through spring by growing pretty blooms which add instant drama to your garden.
WEST COAST SEEDS
Don’t let the beautiful shape and colour of these showstoppers fool you, they are tough (hardy to zone 2). Peony Hardy Pink, $13.99; westcoastseeds.com
Plant this fragrant, shade loving plant below a tree to add panache to tricky garden spots (hardy to zone 3). Lily of the Valley, $15.79; brecksbulbs.ca
Double flowers make these irises even more dazzling than their better known relatives as do shades from pink to purple (hardy to zone 3). Double-Flowered Siberian Iris Mixture, $15.99; brecksbulbs.ca
This original article first appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.