Social distancing rules have meant that we are all spending a lot more time at home, and gardening is one way to lift your spirits during isolation. My backyard and square-foot garden are looking a little unloved right now, but I’m happily doodling plans in my notebook of the bounty to come — assuming the squirrels and rabbits don’t get to it first.
Find seeds, seedlings, pots, plants, soil and everything you need to get started with these garden centres in the Bay of Quinte region. Oh, and if you don’t have any outdoor space to get growing, check out these tips for growing herbs in your window sill.
NOTE: Call ahead to confirm delivery, pick-up details and availability as supplies and services may be affected by COVID-19.
THRASHER’S GARDEN CENTRE
WHERE: 26 North Front St, Belleville
LITTLE VILLAGE GARDEN CENTRE
WHERE: 41 Adams Rd, Quinte West
WHERE: 525 Frankford Rd, Foxboro
WHERE: 956A Highway 2, Quinte West
THE GARDEN NETWORK
WHERE: 57 Maybee Rd, Frankford
HOLLANDALE GARDEN CENTRE
WHERE: 16662 Highway 2, Quinte West
SPROUT’S EARTH PRODUCTS
WHERE: 673 Wallbridge Loyalist Rd, Belleville
DIBBITS LANDSCAPE SUPPLY
WHERE: 132 County Road 40, Quinte West
CREATIONS LANDSCAPING PRODUCTS
WHERE: 50 Sharp Rd, Brighton
WHERE: 535 Ashley St, Foxboro
While I can’t say for sure, you can keep an eye on local grocery stores to see if they are offering seeds and plants this growing season as well.