The question of the week is… “I have black bugs on the stem of my dahlias, what are they?” The answer is APHIDS. They love this time of year when things are putting out bulbs and the sugars are flowing inside plants. A solution to this is the product End-All by Safer’s. It takes care of all [...]
Archive for August, 2008
Two great perennials for late summer colour are coeropsis (Tickseed) and rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susan). Both give strong yellow colour and are extremely hardy perennials that fit in well in a mixed perennial garden. The rudbeckia tends to be quite tall (although shorter varieties are available) and the coreopsis is usually on the smaller side. Both [...]
We have a large selection of Mexican pewter dishware. Ladle holders, platters, vases and candy bowls, all lead free and OK for food. Priced starting at 7.99. Gorgeous silver accents for your table are here!
Have you ever been driving home and realized you should have probably gotten her at least something for your anniversary? Well look no further, Potters has gorgeous flower bouquets. Handmade by Rossie Drinrova, a local floral designer, her bouquets will wow you everytime! Reasonably priced and fresh as can be, be sure to pick one [...]
Recently the Potter’s Langley and Potter’s Newton locations had floats in White Rock’s Sea Festival and we got FIRST PLACE for the commercial business category! The Langley location had a Christmas float with a huge Frosty The Snowman. The Newton location, of course, had a Halloween float with the scariest werewolves you’ve ever seen! Hope you had a chance [...]
Have you seen the elephant at our 192nd Street store? A full sized, highly detailed Elephant now lives in the tropical plant section! He was the star of “Night At The Museum” but now loves to surprise and delight our customers as they walk in the door. It was quite a challenge to get him in [...]
As a child of 3 or 4, my neighbourhood friend showed me her beautiful little ballerina jewellery box. I was so envious, and 30 years later I finally found them from a wholesaler in the United States… open it up and a ballerina spins to music! A little girl’s dream for $19.99… available at the 192nd Street store.
A great grass to get at this time of year is purple fountain grass. Although it’s not winter hardy, it gives you wonderful colour in your planters right into the fall. The red flowery tufts are enjoyable to look at and the red colour of the foliage sets off plants/ flowers with lighter or brighter hues. Purple [...]
We now carry a selection of Naked Bee lotions and soaps. Their slogan is “all of the good stuff, none of the bad stuff” and they mean it with 70% certified organic ingredients. We have lotion, soap, sunblock lotion, sunblock sticks, lip balm and giftpacks in Orange Blossom Honey fragrance.
We have a new family member here at the 72nd Street store. We had a stray cat come and adopt us about two weeks ago. Signs went up and an ad went out in the paper but no one claimed her so now she’s a Potter’s kitty. You may see her sleeping up at the till or in the [...]