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NEWS & ARTICLES

2019 Local Victoria Westshore Garden Tour

Together with the Soroptimist International of Victoria Westshore we are helping to create a local garden tour and are looking for gardens to put on the map! We know that you buy all those beautiful plants here and we see them leave but we never see where they go and how they grow! We want everyone to see your creative Victoria Westshore Landscape Design and how you maintain your gardens. Send us a photo with your name and phone number to: kelly@downtoearthgardens.ca. The tour will take place at the end of June 2019. More information coming soon. [...]

Royal Bay Renaissance – a changing landscape

As the seaside community of Royal Bay in Colwood, BC takes shape the landscape is changing to reflect the uniqueness of this special place. Don’t be fooled by the fact that this was once an active mine site, today it is reflective of seaside family living that has a community feel with a spotlight on nature. Hats off to the developers who are taking a different approach, with a focus on environmental sustainability while still maintaining esthetics. Whoever heard of a “Tree Nursery”? Well, Royal Bay has one and it grows trees for the development. They have also used wildflower seed to reclaim some barren areas. Lately, the gardenologists at Down To Earth Gardens & Nursery have been hard at work adding esthetic value to the boulevards and fencelines. We have designed and installed a soft planting scheme to enhance the feel of this community. These additions will live and [...]