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GARDEN GATE: Episode 253 – Woodstock wind chimes (Nov 4, 2022)

We’ve been carrying this beautiful line of wind chimes for many years! Woodstock Chimes are the original musically tuned windchime. They are tuned to beautiful melodies and scales from around the world. When listening to a Woodstock Chime you’re hearing a perfectly tuned musical instrument played by the wind. They are aluminum so won’t rust […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 252 – Fun mismatched socks (Oct 21, 2022)

Our Solmate socks from The Socklady have been one of our most popular items for many years. Lots of fun colours. Well made and durable. And MISMATCHED! “Because life’s too short for matching socks!” As a Certified B Corporation®, The Socklady does business a little differently. Knowing that fashion and sustainability go hand-in-hand, they understand […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 247 – Bird baths (Aug 12, 2022)

Bird baths added to your garden bring a lot of enjoyment for both you and the birds. We have a wide variety available including these ceramic bird baths, plus others on stands and even heated bird baths for winter use. Cleaning is important as is changing the water regularly to keep mosquitoes from breeding. Avoid […]

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GARDEN GATE – Episode 251: Mailboxes and Address plaques (Oct 7, 2022)

Time to freshen up the outside of your home! We have beautiful quality mailboxes that really enhance the look of your home. Cast aluminum so they won’t rust. A great size to hold lots of mail and small parcels. Newspaper hooks included. There are a few styles and colours available as well as horizontal and […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 250-Bird friendly coffee (Sept 23, 2022)

On this episode I speak to David from Birds and Beans coffee about the importance of buying shade grown, organic and bird-friendly certified coffee. Bird friendly certified coffees come from farms that provide good, forest-like habitat for birds. Unlike many coffee farms, which clear forest to grow in the full sun, bird friendly coffee grows […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 248-New wall art from Metallic Evolution (Aug 26, 2022)

We recently received some new wall art from Jon and Heather Zondervan of Guelph. Sometimes shiny metal is not the right fit for your space, or maybe you want something to accent an outdoor area. This collection of rustic art is perfect for both. Finished in a natural rust patina, these pieces have a varied […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 246 – Benefits of feeding the birds in the summer (July 29, 2022)

  Many people stop feeding the birds in the summer because they feel birds don’t need their help or that they’re worried the birds will become dependent on them. But this isn’t the case. Birds only take about 25% of their food from your backyard feeders. The rest of the time they’re out foraging and […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 245 – Keeping the kids happy this summer (July 15, 2022)

https://youtu.be/gxvlsZO1k9I With summer vacation in full swing, you may need something to occupy the kids. We have a wide variety of items including Canadian made puppets, Soap stone carving kits, bird books and puzzles. We also have a number of books including some from local authors. You can find most of these items on our […]

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GARDEN GATE: Episode 244 – Furniture & Decor for your garden patio (July 5, 2022)

It’s finally summer and the perfect time to enjoy our outdoor spaces with friends and family. We have lots of awesome decor to help make your space enjoyable. Our Solair chairs are perfect for the garden, deck or even at the trailer! Lots of fun colours, easy to clean, super comfortable, UV stable and sturdy. […]

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