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Windermere Garden Centre


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We are Muskoka’s Largest Indoor Garden Centre, with two locations for your convenience. Along with a number of lawn and garden, landscaping and snow removal services we offer a constant supply of fresh plants, many of which we start from seed in our greenhouses.


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Landscape Ontario 2019 Awards of Excellence 1080 369 windermere

Landscape Ontario 2019 Awards of Excellence

Every year Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association holds an annual competition called the Awards of Excellence (the Oscars of the Green Industry). This competition is open to active and interim members of the association and is judged by a panel of respected horticulture industry experts. There are over 40 different categories of awards, recognizing the…

Let’s Talk About Mint 995 995 windermere

Let’s Talk About Mint

Mint Also known as mentha, it is estimated that there are 13-18 different varieties of mint. All very fragrant whether shiny or fuzzy, smooth or crinkled, bright green, dark green or variegated you can always tell a member of the mint family by its square stem. Rolling the stem between your fingers you will notice…

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden 600 400 windermere

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

Attracting Pollinators to your Garden One question we get every year is “what do we plant to attract pollinators?” this is a question we love to hear. In order to give you the best answers, I have conferenced with the experts here at Windermere and have come up with some great ways to help attract…

Lets Talk About Parsley 450 450 windermere

Lets Talk About Parsley

Parsley Native to the Central and Southern Mediterranean regions and a member of the Dill Family, parsley has been cultivated for more than 2000 years. Being used medicinally for many years before it was used as a culinary ingredient. There are two main types of parsley, curly leaf and flat-leaf Italian. Both have similar tastes…

Starting Seeds Indoors 375 500 windermere

Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting Seeds Indoors Spring is officially here the snow is starting to melt (slowly), some of your perennials and shrubs should be showing signs of coming back to life and your spring bulbs will be poking through the soil soon, if they aren’t already. If you haven’t already stated your seeds inside, now is the…

Pruning Your Fruit Trees 1701 1129 windermeregardencentre6721

Pruning Your Fruit Trees

Pruning Your Fruit Trees Why is it important to prune your fruit tree? Regular pruning started the first year the tree is planted leads to an all over healthier tree. Pruning allows to create a strong and proper root system and framework to support your tree for future fruit production, to direct the growth of…

Let’s Talk About: Basil 374 243 windermeregardencentre6721

Let’s Talk About: Basil

Basil A member of the mint family, basil is one of the earliest known herbs and has been cultivated for over 5000 years. With over 60 different varieties, it is one of the most used herbs in cooking around the world. Basil originated in India and Thailand where it was also used medicinally as well…