The Avant-Garden Shop: Your Garden & Bird Store

Andrew Wingrove – Bee by the Sea

Bee By The Sea Natural Products was founded in 2008 by Andrew Wingrove, in Ontario, Canada. Products can be found here. Their story is unique because the product concept did not originate from either a chemist’s lab or from cosmeticians.  Their products exist today because of a chance discovery of an herb – Sea Buckthorn … Read more

Garden Gate: Episode 94 – Sun protection with Dr. Salvaterra (July 22, 2016)

CHEX TV airdate: July 22nd, 5-6pmClick link to watch this episode online Oh the heat!  Oh the sun!  Who would have thought we could be complaining about too much sun after the last couple of winters we’ve endured!? But, under our breath we complain (a little). Be aware! The occurrence of sun burns and skin cancer … Read more

Garden Gate: Episode 16 – Sun protection in the Garden

CHEX TV air date: Fri. July 12th, 2013

Click here to watch this episode of?The Garden Gate. ?

Summers in Ontario can be pretty intense. We seem to go from cool wet springs right into hot humid and very sunny days. As gardeners we tend to love to spend long days working in the garden and often forget about sun protection until it’s too late.

We get many people in the shop who have either experienced skin cancer or been warned to protect their skin before it’s too late! Our hats can do the job to protect your face, ears and neck!

12004At The Avant-Garden Shop we carry three lines of hats that offer excellent sun protection. Visit our website for a sampling of some of our Canadian made sun protection hats.


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