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Garden Gate: Episode 43 – Trellises

Mum Trellis Web

CHEX TV Airdate: August 8th, 2014 Click link to watch this episode. We have a variety of trellises available at The Avant-Garden Shop. ?Besides being beautiful, these are Canadian made and add interest and provoke conversation in your garden. I brought?a few trellises to a local garden centre and picked out a few plants that […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 42 – Plants for birds

Bird in a Plant

CHEX TV airdate: July 25th, 2014 Click here to watch this episode. Birds love seed that you put out in your bird feeders, but in the summer they go crazy for natural berries and seeds that they find in your garden. On this episode I’ll highlight a few plants they you could easily incorporate into […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 41 – A visit to The Greenhouse on the River

Greenhouse

CHEX TV airdate: Friday July 11th, 2014 Click here to watch this episode. I had the pleasure of visiting Greenhouse on the River to shoot two episodes of The Garden Gate. Peter Green, owner, was my guest for this episode and we talked about their beautiful containers and unique annuals. The Greenhouse on the River […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 40 – Concrete Sculptures

Welcome Pineapple Plaque

CHEX TV airdate: June 27th, 2014 Click link to watch this episode. Concrete sculptures can add charm, interest and surprise to your garden. ?Choosing a quality piece can sometimes be a challenge however. ?Often times we find ourselves lugging heavy concrete pieces into tool sheds or garages for winter protection. But if you choose quality […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 39 – Sugar Bush Fairy Doors

Georgian Garden Door

CHEX TV air date: June 6th, 2014 Click link to watch 3 minute video On this episode of The Garden Gate, I’m joined by Alan Cornfield of Sugar Bush Fairies. Sugar Bush Fairies is a unique and exciting home based business located in the Horseshoe Valley area that?caters to the decorative needs of the fairy […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 38 – Fair Traded Beaded Art

Frog

CHEX TV air date: May 30th, 2014 Click link to watch this episode We strive to carry as much Canadian made product as possible as we feel it is very important to support our friends and neighbours. ?We do however know that there are many very talented artists around the world. ?If we find an […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 37 – Hummingbirds and Orioles

Hummingbird Feeder

CHEX TV Air date: May 16th, 2014 Click link to watch this episode Hummingbirds and orioles are almost here. Visit www.hummingbirds.net to see where they have been spotted! On this episode of The Garden Gate I’ll help you choose a good quality hummingbird feeder that will last for many years. I often have customers ask […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 36 – Outdoor wall art

Wall panels and rustic sculpture

CHEX TV air date: May 2nd, 2014 Click link to watch this episode At The Avant-Garden Shop we pride ourselves in offering beautiful wall art that is Made in Canada and high quality. During this episode I’ll highlight a few artists and show their beautiful work, which is now in stock. ?I’ll also discuss what […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 35 – Peterborough Garden Show

Peterborough Garden Show Logo

CHEX TV Air date: April 4th, 2014 Click here to watch this episode of The Garden Gate. The Peterborough Garden Show is coming up quickly! ?My guest this episode is Rachel Burrows from the Peterborough Horticultural Society. Rachel is also the chair of The Garden Show. ?She’ll share information on what’s new for this show. […]

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Garden Gate: Episode 34 – Historical Homes in The Avenues

Historical Plaque

CHEX airdate: Friday March 21st, 2014 Click here to watch this episode of The Garden Gate. Some of the oldest homes in Peterborough are in “The Avenues.” ?Homes were built here in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This includes Pearl, Elias, Margaret, Frederick, Maitland, a portion of Charlotte St. etc. The area is […]

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