Spring into planting!

Spring is here and it is time to get your planting done! You are in luck because Niagara College has what you need! Come and see our greenhouse, we have annual bedding plants, hanging baskets, vegetable transplants, herbs, perennial plants, nursery stock, house plants, tropical plants, mixed planters and much more.

As you can see from the pictures taken below, our plants are well cared for, full of colour and ready to be taken to a good home.

Here are a few prices for you to look at before you come:

  • 4″ annual bedding plants and vegetable transplants are $2.75
  • 10″ hanging baskets are $12.00
  • 12″ hanging baskets are $16.00
  • Herbs are $4.00 each or 3 for $10.00
  • 4 packs are $1.25 each or a full tray for $10.00
  • We have Spreading Phlox, a beautiful spring flowering perennial ground cover on special right now on for $5.00 while supplies last.
  • More nursery and perennial plants are available as well.

Hope to see you soon, our knowledgeable and friendly staff are here to help.

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Hydrangea’s Proudly Grown by Students

Our Horticulture technician students have been growing this Hydrangea crop for the winter term, and they are now ready to go! Beautiful, large blooms of pink white and blue that are picture perfect and scream spring is here. If you are looking to add some life and colour to your home or office come to our greenhouse, pick up one of these incredible plants! Our students would love to see you here, discuss how to care for them and tell you how they grew them!

The price of these amazing plants are $15 each or 2 for $25!

Our greenhouse features plants that are “Proudly Grown by Students” and is open 7 days a week: Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am until 4pm.

 

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Wash away winter!

Handmade soaps from Roots & Radicles

Handmade Soaps at Benchmarket

Wash away the winter with soaps from Roots and Radicles. A “home grown” company started by a graduate from our very own Horticulture program (Sarah McLeod). Sarah makes all of the soaps by hand, with all natural, plant based materials (which are listed on her labels).

Here are a couple of examples:

KELP! I need some – body! (clever right!) Ingredients are: Olive oil; Coconut oil; Palm oil, Hemp seed oil; Castor seed oil; distilled water; sodium hydroxide; lemongrass oil; lavender oil; rosemary oil; patchouli oil; rosemary leaf powder; kelp. 

Rose Clay Ingredients are: Rice bran oil; coconut oil; palm oil; Shea butter; sodium hydroxide; distilled water; Essential oils of: Rosewood; Sweet Orange; Lavender; Geranium; Kaolin Rose. White Clay; rose petals.

Rose Clay soap with rose petals on top. How romantic!!!

Pamper yourself or the ones you love with soaps from Roots and Radicles, their soothing ingredients are great for your senses and the environment!

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