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Thank you for visiting our site!  The Garden of Weedin is fully booked for 2017.  Have a great summer!!


April Snow

So I woke up to snow….again. If you are in Edmonton you probably heard the city wide groan echo throughout the river valley as we grab the snow shovel one…more….time.

However. At this time last year we were in the middle of a terrible drought which led to fires in the Edmonton ravines as well as the devastating fires throughout Alberta.

So. Instead of complaining about the snow I am choosing to be grateful. It’s supplying us with the much needed moisture for our gardens as well as the farms!

And a snow day means…..instagram?

The Garden of Weedin now has an instagram account for clients and Edmonton gardeners to follow! Find us and enjoy some of the beautiful gardens we tend as well as getting a glimpse into a day in the life of our crew.

Follow us on Instagram! Username: thegardenofweedinedmonton
https://instagram.com/_u/thegardenofweedinedmonton?r=sun1


Spring 2017

Well, the recent spell of warm weather has me thinking about gardening…and mud!!  I’m looking forward to visiting the gardens we put to bed in the fall to wake them up!  It’s been a long winter and I do believe that ALL OF US are ready for some warm Spring and Summer weather and all of the green and vibrant colours that we have been missing for months.

Now is a good time to start thinking about what plans you have in mind for your garden.  Are you concerned about the soil?  Pesky weeds?   Are you needing some parts of your garden redeisgned or transplanted? Looking for a bit of extra color with additional perennials?  Struggling to get your outdoor containers to look just right?

We are currently  scheduling apointments with potential clients.  Wondering what services we offer?  Take a peek in “Our Services” for a detailed list!

Feel free to give me a call at 780 914 9778 or send an email to ourgardenofweedin@gmail.com

Here’s to a speedy arrival of Spring!

Best,

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Bees Knees!

Many of you know about the plight of the bees.  Bees are crucial in the pollination of much of the food that we eat, not to mention the delicious honey that they supply.  I am happy to announce that The Garden of Weedin’ is running it’s first honey bee pilot project!  One of our wonderful clients, John and Nicola Biggs of Optimum Health Vitamins, has agreed to be the new home for a colony of honey bees and we are mere days away from supplying our new bee friends with their new home!  We will be blogging about this process including the setup of the new hive, the maintenance as well as the honey bee loving flowers that we will be planting.  Pictures soon but in the mean time here’s a link to where I ordered our hive.  Bee Maid Honey supplies delicious honey as well as all of the equipment you need to host your own honey bees!  Enjoy!

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Alberta summers are short and sweet.  For many of you gardening is something you just don’t have the time for but you want to really enjoy your garden.  That’s where we can help.  If you have any thoughts, ideas or questions about your garden feel free to give us a call.  Planning a veggie garden and need a hand getting it started or tending to it throughout the season?  We can do this too!  Whether it be tending a previous garden patch or helping build raised beds, last year we helped plant, tend, and harvest 3 local veggie gardens!  Some of the most beautiful gardens are the ones that you can eat!

Curious about what we do?

We provide the following services…..

*  Like our name….we WEED..  That’s right.  We’ll get down and do the dirty work for you and get rid of your weeds without using harmful chemicals that are found in herbicides.  We are also a pesticide free gardening company.  Our goal is to provide organic gardening services to Edmonton and its surrounding communities.  We value the health of our clients, their families and our beautiful city!

*  Spring and Fall cleanup.

*  Routine garden maintenance.  Whether your garden needs fertilizing, compost, weeding or planting, we’ll help you keep your garden looking it’s best!

*  Tree and shrub pruning and shaping.  We can also recommend qualified arborists for bigger jobs.

*  Planting and garden design consultation.

*  Special events “spruce ups!”  Planning a garden birthday party or an outdoor wedding?  We can help!

*  Container gardening.  Let us help you create beautiful containers with a wide variety of annuals and perennials that will bloom all summer long!

Curious to see what we can do?  Take a look at the before and after page above as well as our client gallery of the beautiful gardens we maintain.  Interested in container gardening?  Scroll down to see some of the containers we have helped to create.

Please feel free to give us a call, send us an email or post a question on the blog.

Looking forward to a wonderful gardening season!

Caitlin  Larsen

780 914 9778

ourgardenofweedin@gmail.com

 

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Spring blooms

Spring blooms

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Eco-Friendly Lawns

Are you considering making the switch from the typical heavy herbicide and synthetic fertilizer lawn care system you currently use?  Is your concern for your family, family pets and the environment a priority?  The Garden of Weedin’ is proud to recommend the services of Enviroperfect Solutions.  Enviroperfect Solutions provides a chemical free lawn care system which manages and feeds the soil which in turn produces a healthy turf that naturally out-competes weeds.  With their help you can rid your lawn of harmful herbicides and synthetic fertilizers. Read more about their turf management system here. Looking for eco-friendly weed control on your acreage?  Enviroperfect Solutions has also recently produced a new, eco-friendly weed control product called A.D.I.O.S.   We have partnered on several residential properties, providing chemical free lawn and gardening services.  If you have any questions contact them at 780-994-4743 / 1-877-4769 info@enviroperfectsolutions.com