Gifts for the Gardening Dad

Dads and gardening go together for me, and I suspect many of you have (or had) Dad’s with a love for all things growing. Sunday, June 16 is Father’s Day, so if your father loves gardens, drop by Dig This during the week for the perfect garden-y gift.

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Dig This Broadmead is Hiring

Now that long-time employee, Maureen, has retired, Dig This Broadmead is looking for a part-time or full-time Sales Associate. As an ambassador of the Dig This brand, your role will include selling, creating, maintaining customers’ loyalty, and contributing to our brand reputation. Read more …

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Come to Our Christmas Open House!

Dig This Broadmead will be hosting their annual Christmas Open House on Thursday, November 22 from 10 am to 8 pm. We will be serving Hot Apple Cider and Mo’s famous Ginger Shortbread as usual. A portion of our sales of  Christmas merchandise will be donated to Victoria Hospice, as we did last year!

Dig This Sidney will join other Sidney merchants in the annual Sidney Merchants Christmas event on Friday, November 30 from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. Enjoy free horse-drawn carriages, carol singers and the chance to win prizes. Dig This will be serving yummy snacks and warm drinks so please drop by.

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New, Cool & Environmentally Friendly

The oil cloth market bag is a great answer to what to take shopping in Victoria now that plastic bags are banned and retailers have to charge for paper or reusable bags. More fun ideas ….

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Annual Spring Furniture Sale

We’re looking forward to enjoying the great outdoors this summer, and at Dig This, we like to do it in style.

To make it easier to have durable, comfortable, stylish outdoor furniture, every spring we have a furniture sale. All our garden furniture is 15% off the regular price – whether you buy it off the floor, or place a special order.

Shown here is Bolano, one of new contemporary aluminum frame collections. There’s lots to choose from so visit one of our stores, or check out our manufacturer’s website.

Sale ends March 31st.

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Everything You Need to Start Seeds Right

Are you ready for the 2018 gardening season? Now is the time to plan. Get your seeds sorted out. Make sure your tools are in good repair. Check over your seed flats and pots are clean and ready to go! Set up your lights and heat mats. Before you know it, it will be time to seed peppers, leeks, onions, chives, rosemary, sage, parsley and many flowers! Dig This has everything you need to get your seeds off to a great start.

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Save 15% – 30% on In-Stock Garden Furniture

Time for our annual summer furniture sale! There’s still lots of lovely summer weather to enjoy your garden or deck, so why not do it in comfort? Ratana furniture is durable, comfortable and stylish. The aluminum frames won’t rust. The cushions are covered with Sunbrella brand outdoor fabric, and the foam in the cushions sheds water rapidly.

Each store has a different selection of in-stock furniture but all our staff are eager to help you find exactly what you need.

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Learn More About Year-Round Gardening

Do you want to learn how to plan a garden so that you can harvest fresh vegetables 12 months of the year? Do you know which cool-crop vegetables you can harvest in the fall and throughout the winter?  Learn more about year-round gardening at Dig This Broadmead on Saturday, August 5th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.

Please register in advance by calling 250 727 9922. Cost is $10. All participants will receive 15% off purchases made during the workshop and be eligible to win either a $50, $30 or $20 Gift Certificate.

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Bean & Pea Rings

Here’s a smart idea! A heavy-duty plastic ring that you can snap 8 bamboo stakes into to make an instant support for edible peas, sweet peas and beans. Also available with a grow bag for those gardeners who garden on a deck or balcony.

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New Haws Watering Cans Have Arrived

We’ve just received our shipment of Haws watering cans from England. These watering cans are as beautiful as they are functional. Perfectly balanced when full, they have a fine brass rose to water your plants gently and evenly.

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