You are here: Home Seasons Spring

Spring

Seaway-Spring-Banner

Spring at Seaway Farms

Spring herbs for the garden, annuals, perennials, soil, trees, shrubs, containers, decorative ornaments, and other gardening needs are available at our Seaway Farms garden centre, Niagara-on-the-Lake.  Our expert staff will help you find what you need!  Whether it is for your flower beds, vegetable and herb gardens, or containers for the front deck and patio, we have a variety to choose from.  

Our gift store as an assortment of Spring accessories and ornaments for inside the home and the garden. Ideal gifts for Easter, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, and Anniversaries are here at Seaway Farms!  Custom baskets, gardening tools, lights, plant containers, bird baths, and more.  Get some ideas by visiting our gift store webpage.  We look forward to seeing you!

Bacopa

Grows 3″ high and space 12″ apart.  Water regularly.  Fertilize bi-weekly.  Small white flowers bloom all summer.  Also referred to as bridal veil.


Geraniums

Space 12″ apart. Grows 14″-18″. Water regularly and clean by pinching yellow leaves and expired flowers. Feed bi-weekly for best results.


Gerbera

Grows 18″ high. Space 12″ apart. Keep soil evenly moist but not saturated. Best in indirect light.


Latana

Grows 30″+. Space 18″ apart. Clusters of bright flowers atop vining foliage. Not particular for soil. Fertilize during active growth. Prefers warm climates.


Heliotrope

Fragrant blooms. Grows 12″ to 18″ in height. Space 12″ to 14″ apart. Keep soil evenly moist but not saturated. Fertilize monthly.


Rosemary

Rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers.  Rosemary can be used either dried or fresh, as a tasty addition to poultry & fish recipes, bread, and soups.  It prefers Sun, Good Drainage and Good Air Circulation. Provide a sandy, well draining soil and 6-8 hours of full sunlight.  Available in  4″ , 6″ , 9″ pots and 14″ decorative pots.


Pansies

Pansies are a hardy flower that comes in a variety of colours. They are considered perennials in warmer climates but can grow as annuals or biennials in Canada.  Prefer full to partial sun & grow between 2.5 – 11 cm.  Peak bloom is early Spring to early Summer.  Read More


Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas grow best in moist, well-drained soil. Most hydrangeas benefit from some shade. Avoid planting in open areas where strong winds could break stems. Ensure your plant has good drainage, as if the soil is too wet, the roots may rot resulting in the death of the plant. Come in a variety of colours.


Spotted Dead Nettle - White Nancy

A delightful combination of silvery-green foliage and small white flower spikes. Excellent for quick ground cover or trailing over walls. Grows 6-8″. FLOWERS: Late Spring CARE: Select a moist fertile Location. LIGHT: Shade to Partial Shade.


Seed Packets - Flowers & Vegetables

A variety of flower & vegetable seed packets available at our garden centre location.


Easter Lily

Plants tend to grow from about 50 cm (20 in) to 1 m (3 ft 3 in) tall. They have long oval leaves and the vein enters the horizontal direction. From April to June, the plant’s flowering season, it produces pure white flowers on top of the stem. The stem has a cylindrical shape, with a diameter of about 5 cm (2.0 in).


Tulips

Tulips are spring-blooming perennials that grow from bulbs. Depending on the species, tulip plants can be between 4 inches (10 cm) and 28 inches (71 cm) high. The tulip’s large flowers usually bloom on scapes with leaves in a rosette at ground level and a single flowering stalk arising from amongst the leaves.Tulip stems have few leaves.


Chrysanthemums

Modern cultivated chrysanthemums are showier than their wild relatives. The flower heads occur in various forms, and can be daisy-like or decorative, like pompons or buttons.  Full early sun, at least 5-6 hours daily. Well-drained soil suggested. Available in the Spring & Fall. Learn more about Fall mums >


Hyacinths

Hyacinths are perennials that grow from bulbs in early- to mid-spring, reaching a height of about 8 inches. They are fragrant, bell-shaped flowers that come in many colors, including several shades of purple. Hyacinths do well in well-drained, loamy soil in a spot that receives at least several hours of sun each day. Plant the bulbs in fall, in a hole at least three times deeper than it is wide. Give hyacinths a good start and stimulate flower production by adding some diluted fish emulsion or a granular, high-phosphorous fertilizer to the hole when you plant the bulbs.


Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley is a perennial plant is often used as ground cover in shaded areas.  The bell-shaped white flowers come out in the Spring and offer a wonderful scent to the garden. The stems grow to 15–30 cm tall, with one or two leaves 10–25 cm long.  They like well-drained soil which is why they grow very well in the northern Niagara region.


Daffodils

Narcissus is another name for the Daffodil, a spring perennial plant which is part of the Amaryllis (family. It has six petal-like tepals surmounted by a cup- or trumpet-shaped corona. The flowers are generally white or yellow (orange or pink in garden varieties), with either uniform or contrasting coloured tepals and corona. Plant the bulbs in the Fall, and this will be one of the early Spring flowers to come up every year in Southern Ontario gardens.


Asparagus

Ontario varieties include green, the Viking selections and Centennial, as well as some new hybrids. Look for straight, crisp spears with green or purple tips with tight heads. Asparagus is a source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A, and an excellent source of folacin. Available May & June


Strawberries

Look for berries that are completely red with no white or green spots and have a sweet smell. Avoid crushed berries and be wary of berries packed in juice-stained containers. The size of the berries is not important. All strawberries large and small are equally sweet and juicy.


Bachelor Button - Centaurea cyanus

Bachelor’s button an easy-growing perennial with papery flowers atop tall stems. The blooms can be used for cutting and drying. Full to part sun. Grows 1-3 feet high by 1-2 feet wide. Colours are blue, pink, or white. Blooms in Spring and Summer. Low maintenance, good for containers, and Native to Niagara.


Previous