Garden Seating Simplified

It’s June so it’s time to think about spending more time relaxing and entertaining in your garden. A well-designed outdoor seating area expands your home and gives you more options for entertaining outdoors and al fresco dining. Here are some tips from garden designer Darcy Daniels found in a recent newsletter from Fine Gardening.

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The Movable Garden

Looks can be deceiving! This beautiful garden is almost entirely in containers. Container gardening comes to mind when you don’t actually have a garden, but just a patio or balcony. But containers can also be very useful and beautiful in conventional gardens.

Fine Gardening Magazine is one of our favourite sources of inspiration for container gardens, so take a look at this article and see what containers can do for your garden.

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Gardening for the Little Folk

In case you hadn’t noticed, fairy gardens are all the rage right now and not just for children. Many gardeners are enjoying stretching their imagination by creating tiny gardens for fairies. Fairy doors, small scale furniture and tools, and of course, tiny fairies, can be placed in a spot in your garden for all to  enjoy. Some brave souls even put their fairy gardens out on the boulevard for all to see. I’m sure it’s bad karma to disturb a fairy garden.

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Get Into The Holiday Mood

We’re really excited about the new items we’ve found for you this year – like the amazing battery-operated mini lights shown in the lantern to the left.

Every Dig This store has something different, but in all the stores you’ll find lanterns, lights, pine-scented soaps & candles, table linens & decor, and much much more.

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Set the Table for Thanksgiving

We’d like to help you make your table festive for this holiday weekend. Drop by our stores to see our lovely selection of fall-inspired table linens, decor, candle-holders and more!

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Small is Beautiful

This fun little container planting for shade measures only 10 inches in diameter, but it makes me smile every time I see it. It was inspired by a container recommendation in the October 2014 issue of Fine Gardening. Click on the picture to read more …

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Succulents Shine!

According to Fine Gardening Magazine, “Succulents are the modern designer’s favorite freaks and geeks.” We tend to see them as amazing plants that lend interest to containers and inspire the artist in us. After all, at Dig This we believe we are artists and the garden is our canvas.

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All You Need Is Love

If you love a gardener and want to let him or her know it, we have you covered.

Tell a gardener you love her with pretty sweet pea seeds, or exotic smelling soaps, or a witty garden saying.

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Go Green: Go Solar!

At Dig This, we’re crazy for everything solar.

It’s not just that solar lights are environmentally friendly. We love the magic they create in the garden after dark.

We have lots of amazing solar lights to choose from.

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Plant Now for Spring Beauty

For a gorgeous display next spring, plant your bulbs now.

All the Victoria area Dig This stores have a good selection of spring-flowering bulbs, many of which are deer resistant.

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