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The Mummy! Or thousands of mummies…

Posted by Arielle MacLeod on

Here at Glenlea Greenhouses we have used biological control to manage pest problems on our spring crops! We choose to use biological control so that you as the customer can know you are getting a safe product for you and your family. This is part of a management technique called Integrated Pest Management (IPM). It involves a variety of management techniques to control pest populations in our greenhouse crop. Since there are so many different types of crops in the greenhouse we have to be very aware of what is happening to every plant, every day. It all starts by making...

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Placing a Fundraising Order

Posted by Sue MacLeod on

As with anything new, there has been a few questions about how to place a fundraising order on our website.  The process is quite simple, often making people think that there must be a step that has been missed.  I hope the following guide helps you with placing your order. Step One:  Choose from the over 300 plants available through the fundraiser catalogue. You can sort the plants according to category listing or use our search bar to find plants of a specific type or growing condition Step two: Go to your shopping cart.  Here you will find a box...

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The New Yet Familiar Face

Posted by Arielle MacLeod on

The new yet, familiar faceMany of you may recognize me from some of your first trips to the greenhouse, or the person that drops off your catalogues in February. I am Sue and Rob’s oldest daughter Arielle and I am now back at Glenlea Greenhouses after spending a few years away learning how much I missed this place. So to reintroduce you to myself, this is a little story of how I got to where I am today. I grew up around flowers and that is where my passion began. From crushing the peat bales for my mom by standing...

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In the Off Season

Posted by Sue MacLeod on

People often ask us “What do you do when the greenhouses are closed for the season?”  I can assure you it is anything but quiet around here.  As you have probably noticed, we have been working furiously with our designers to launch a new web site and catalogue to make your gardening experience more enjoyable.  We have been pouring through plant and seed catalogues to try to select the best for you.  For Calibrachoa alone, we have to choose from 228 different colors and varieties to find the best for you. Times that by the hundreds of species that we...

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