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Picking your plants
I live 5 minutes away from Sheridan Nursuries, a premium garden centre here in the Toronto area. I don’t shop here often, but experience has proven that their plants are stronger, provide better fruits and flowers than your local hardware garden centre, and they have an amazing selection.
Today I only had budgeted enough for some perennial ground cover plants to start. Later in the summer or next year, I might look into getting a rhubarb, some lilacs, roses, and a Japanese Maple, but for now I just wanted that Dirt Hole gone. Eventually, I want to start a vegetable garden too. Apparently Sheridan has amazing fall sales–a friend of mine describes it as Boxing Day for plants 😀
Here are the ones I picked: