Grow Your Own Christmas Tree This Fall

September 29, 2021

Grow Your Own Christmas Tree This Fall and enjoy it year round. There are several advantages of growing your own Christmas tree: A conifer is an excellent feature plant that greatly enhances your property. Choose a smaller specimen or slower growing variety to start with so that you won’t need to climb up a ladder […]

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6 Exotic Vegetables To Grow From Seed In Fall

September 21, 2021

6 Exotic Vegetables To Grow From Seed In Fall – Just when your summer garden runs out of the typical crops of tomatoes, squash, cucumbers and corn, you may want to start thinking about growing fall vegetables from seed. You can still get some great tasting fresh food on the table before winter. Take a […]

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Fall Cover Crops For Okanagan Vegetable Gardens

September 15, 2021

Fall Cover Crops For Okanagan Vegetable Gardens are the best organic choice of rebuilding soil conditions to an ideal state to successfully grow next year’s vegetable garden. Cover crops offer a wide variety of advantages for the garden. They are mostly annual plants that are grown to add organic matter and nutrients to the soil […]

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Fall Planting Bulbs For Spring Blooms

September 8, 2021

Fall Planting Bulbs For Spring Blooms is a simple way to rejuvenate your garden. Success is guaranteed, because anyone can do this and look forward to a following spring filled with flowers of stunning colours, shapes and sizes. Daffodil, tulip, hyacinth, crocus and allium are popular choices of bulbs. How & When to Plant Bulbs […]

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Grow Your Own Garlic This Fall

September 1, 2021

Grow Your Own Garlic This Fall and use it in your home cooking to flavour up your favourite dishes. Besides the distinctive taste, adding garlic to your meals helps to improve your health at the same time. The antioxidants present in garlic serve many functions in the body, such as protecting your cells from damage, […]

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6 Awesome Perennials to Grow in Vernon BC

August 25, 2021

6 Awesome Perennials to Grow in Vernon BC – are flowers and plants that survive the winter climate and bloom on their own for years. In addition, they help hold soil, prevent erosion due to their longer roots and they also combat weeds for space. Fall is usually the best time to to dig, separate […]

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Pro-Mix HP Mycorrhizae – The Best Planting Soil Mix For Okanagan Gardeners

August 18, 2021

Pro-Mix HP Mycorrhizae is – The Best Planting Soil Mix For Okanagan Gardeners because of its a high porosity (HP) peat-based growing medium containing, beneficial ingredients. “Myco” – “rhiza” literally means “fungus” – “root” and describes the mutually beneficial relationship between the plant and root fungus (mycorrhizae is the plural form of mycorrhiza). These specialized […]

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Popular Ornamental Grasses To Grow in Vernon BC

August 11, 2021

Ornamental grasses are extremely popular plants to grow in Vernon and surrounding Okanagan areas. Great for massing, easy care and low maintenance gardening applications. Grasses are elegant, fast growing and deer resistant. Hot Okanagan summers are ideal for ornamental grasses as many are drought tolerant once established. With their quiet beauty and movement in the […]

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Fast Growing Shade Trees For Vernon BC

August 4, 2021

Shade! That’s what many homeowners crave during the hot summer months in Vernon and elsewhere in the Okanagan. Growing a big tree fast requires the right space and species with tolerance to climate and soil conditions. Check our selection of Fast growing Shade Trees For Vernon BC. Autumn Blaze Maple (Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffsred’) The […]

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Best House Plants For Vernon BC

July 28, 2021

Living Organisms Enhance The Quality Of Life House plants interact with human bodies and minds. They add beauty and aesthetic value, calm, clean air and moisture. At Nicholas Alexander Home & Garden Centre, we  carry the Best House Plants year round in Vernon, BC including the Okanagan’s largest assortment of soils, fertilizers, planting pots and […]

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Summer Blooming Plants

July 21, 2021

This is the time when many plants say “Thank you for having put me in your garden” or “Please, put me in now!”. Gardening is a positive experience. Newcomers discover what works in their flower beds or what doesn’t and over time they learn to relax and enjoy the process of growing. It takes a […]

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How to Plant Shrubs and Trees Correctly

July 14, 2021

To successfully plant shrubs and trees during the hot summer months, the correct method needs to be applied. You only need a shovel, bone meal, mulch and water. First of all select a good site to plant your shrub or tree. Dig a hole with sloped sides about 3x the diameter of the plant pot. […]

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Welcome to our new website!

November 17, 2020

We’re excited to announce the launch of our brand new website!   We endeavoured to create a user-friendly website that reflected our passion for gardening, landscaping and exceptional customer service. The new site is bold, interactive and packed with useful information! This is the central destination where you can find all of our services, promotions […]

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