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Positive Plant Connections - Art Series #2 'Grounds & Graphics'

Positive Plant Connections - Art Series #2 'Grounds & Graphics'

In this blog series we will be highlighting some unique and extremely talented artists local to Southern Ontario. Botanical Jewels is excited to be able to work with these local artist to develop the 'Positive Plant Connections' series where artist are given full creative freedom to create a piece in their own style and medium that best represents our slogan. Emma, the creator behind Grounds & Graphics felt inspired by up-cycling and propagation when developing the newest additions to our 'Positive Plant Connection' series. Reused glass bottles were the basis of this idea and Emma felt drawn by the concept of propagation in...

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Positive Plant Connections - Art Series #1 'The Botanical Girl'

Positive Plant Connections - Art Series #1 'The Botanical Girl'

In this blog series we will be highlighting some unique and extremely talented artists local to Southern Ontario. Botanical Jewels is excited to be able to work with these local artist to develop the 'Positive Plant Connections' series where artist are given full creative freedom to create a piece in their own style and medium that best represents our slogan. We also are excited to have been able to dive a bit deeper with these artist to understand their process and to learn a little more about themselves and their work. Lets dive in! Our first artist in this series...

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Seed Starting Overview

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Seed Starting Overview

Happy first day of spring! Finally, we see the light at the end of the tunnel that winter is behind us and new hopes that Covid 19 is beginning to slow it's rampage. This year it is apparent that many are turning to plants to check back in with nature and to support our mental health. With so many benefits to growing your own flowers and veggies over the summer we though a short overview on seed starting basic could help get many figures back into the dirt.  Know Your Space When selecting what seeds you wish to start you...

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Preparing for Spring

Preparing for Spring

Just like a snap of a finger we are already into March! In Southern Ontario that means we are in seed starting mode for our future veggie and flower gardens. We have just began to see signs of life emerging out from under the snow and muck. With temperatures in the double digits I can almost guarantee that we will have splashes of bright spring flowers scattered across our gardens sometime next week. How exciting!  Many are dreaming of the lush green that will come back to our trees, yards and patios, giving the world a sense of rebirth and...

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Herbs for Cold and Flu Season

At this time of year we tend to feel the effects that a long winter brings on our mental and physical being. It is important during our Canadian winters to keep focused on our overall wellness. Practicing self care and using immune boosters found from herbs is a great way to keep yourself feeling well and able. With the pandemic still surrounding us these tips and tricks can help us gain a sense of control and forward thinking as we try to keep ourselves healthy and safe.  **I would like to disclose now that I am in no way a...

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