We hope the potting bench at Garden Making ’s booth at Canada Blooms 2013 inspires you to create some beautiful spring containers this year. In case you’re interested in finding a few of these items for your own garden, here’s where you can locate them.
Perennial plants were donated by Heritage Perennials. (See perennials.com to locate a retailer near you.) Included in the display are:
- ‘Magic Giant’ bergenia (Bergenia ‘Magic Giant’) Zone 3
- ‘Ascot Rainbow’ euphorbia (Euphorbia x martini ‘Ascot Rainbow’) Zone 6
- Cinnamon Snow hellebore (Helleborus x ballardiae ‘HGC Cinnamon Snow’) Zone 5
- Spring Breeze hellebore (Helleborus x nigercors ‘HGC Winter’s Ghost’) Zone 5
- ‘Delta Dawn’ coral bells (Heuchera ‘Delta Dawn’) Zone 4
Other items were purchased from the following wholesale companies. (Contact them to find a retailer near you.)
- Pansies and ivy topiaries: Dodd’s Greenhouses Inc.; 905-468-3307; doddsgreenhouses.ca
- Potting bench: Braun Horticulture Inc; 905-648-1911; braungroup.com
- Pink, green, yellow biodegradable pots: Floridus; 905-670-7272; floridus.com
- Black carry-all bag (made from recycled tires): Hofland; 905-670-8220; hofland.com
(Other items on the bench privately owned.)
Thank you to Hilary Bellis of It Can Be Arranged in Niagara-on-the-Lake for creating the display.
Production of the “Garden Love” video, the potting bench display, the Garden Making bookmarks, and the Garden Making Garden Know How series is made possible with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corp.
It would be nice if you showed us a picture of the potting bench as it was displayed at Canada Blooms, too.
Beckie Fox says
Thanks for the suggestion, Susan. We’ve just now posted a photo of the plant-filled bench.