Hello Fellow Gardeners!

Welcome to our first intallment of the Small Space Alert. This Alert will keep you up to date on inspirational ideas, plants, and activities to help you make your small space beautiful and useful. We are just growing the subscriptions now and making plans for cool content on balconies, patios, and small gardens and what to do with them. Please let your friends know.

For now, we'd like to let you know about two upcoming workshops that would be great for your small space. Our Winter Containers To Die For workshop this Saturday will teach you about awesome evergreen and winter interest plants and how to combine them into fantastic container displays. The plants we will introduce you to actually look great year round so of all the container classes you could take, this could be the most valuable for adorning a small space with the perfect plants for long term beauty.

If you don't have a lot of space then go vertical! Our Fall Wreaths workshop includes all the fixins for creating a beautiful autumnal display for your door, gate, balcony or patio. Wreaths are not just for Christmas anymore!

Full details are below on both of these workshops.

For your small space you might also consider our Rare Spring Bulbs which will be available soon but you can pre-order now to secure your choices. Bulbs are an excellent group of plants for inserting into existing pots and planters to add a whole additional layer of colour into your space. Our selection this fall offers all kinds of unusual, rare and beautiful options.

See you soon at Phoenix!

Yours in Small Spaces,
Gary and the Phoenicians

Rare Spring Bulbs & Cyps
Choose from 135 Different Rare Bulbs & 31 Different Lady's Slippers to Make Your Garden Extraordinary

Bulbs: Pick-up or Shipping in LATE September.

Cyps: Pick-up or Shipping in MID October.


CONTAINER SERIES | Winter Containers to Die For: Learn the Secrets of Fabulous Pots Then Make Your Own | Kate | Sat Oct 1, 10am-12pm | $14 | This is a fun hands-on workshop for gardeners of all levels who are interested in learning how to successfully create gorgeous perennial containers that will provide months of winter interest and an antidote against the dark, cold days of the year. You'll get to plant up and take home your own fabulous container.

Please bring your own large pot (minimum 12-14 inches in diametre) with enough space for at least 3 to 5 one gallon perennials. We will have a range of options available if you don't have your own pot. The price of the workshop includes your potting mix but not the plants you use.



CONTAINER SERIES | Fall Wreaths | Kate | Sat Oct 8, 10am-12pm | $45 | Wreaths aren't just for Christmas or summer succulents. They can also make for a gorgeous fall display to adorn your home and garden. In this workshop you'll be presented with a variety of dried berries and flowers, corn husks, greenery, gourds, miniature pumpkins and more. Then you'll create your very own just in time for Thanksgiving! If you like, you can bring some materials from your home garden to include in your wreath. Look for dried flowers, berries and other autumnal interest.


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Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
One of the largest and most exciting selections of perennials in the Lower Mainland.
Specializing in distinct perennials, fragrant shrubs, hardy subtropicals and the botanically intriguing.3380 No. 6 Road, Richmond (Between Bridgeport and Cambie)
Please visit our web page for information on the nursery, driving directions and a map.
We are near the south end of the Knight Street Bridge and very easy to get to from all of the surrounding municipalities and beyond.

Opening Dates and Hours
February 26th to October 30th, 2016

Copyright Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.

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