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3 Top Tips For Growing In Dry Climate Conditions

As winter slowly fades, it may not be top of mind, but it’s still wise to remember that Canadian summers can deliver harsh growing conditions...

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What’s Really Under Your Feet?

The world below the surface is a complex, organized, and fragile ecosystem, and a basic understanding of its makeup is essential if you want ...

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How Can I Help Prevent Dangerous Algal Blooms?

What part can I play? All algae (a type of phytoplankton) have a role to play in a healthy ecosystem. They usually exist at a microscopic lev...

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Why Protecting Our Butterflies Is Vital To The Environment

There are approximately 20,000 species of butterflies in the world. About 275 of these grace the gardens and meadows of Canada. No one really...

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Drug Addicted Plants: Are you an enabler?

Are your garden plants a bunch of drug addicts? By no means do we seek to make light of the seriousness of drug addiction, but the lessons we ...

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Important Lessons from Nature #1

How the Redwoods of California can benefit all humankind: "The only way to survive is by taking care of one another" ~ Grace Lee Boggs As th...

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The Best Way To Grow Healthy Plants In Suburban Soils

"You don't know what you've got..." - Until you count it! For many years, landscapers and home gardeners have been fighting an uphill battle ...

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Summer Planting with Root Rescue Transplanter

Hot, Dry, Summer Weather: it's why you need to use Root Rescue Transplanter For many professional landscape companies, hot summer weather sig...

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Ectomycorrhiza - some are easy-to-see Showoffs

An easy-to-spot Amanita - doing good work for its tree host Here's my picture of a beautiful group of Amanita muscaria var. 'guessowii' that I...

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Author Peter Wohlleben's new best-selling book reveals the secret lives of trees to all of us.

The Hidden Life Of Trees is a fabulous book that has jumped into the top 10 in non-fiction book lists all over the world. Bob Reeves describe...

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An Ectomycorrhizae - Laccaria bicolor - pops up next to Aspen and Birch in October

This unassuming little mushroom (Laccaria bicolor - the Bicolor Deceiver) pops up briefly in the fall. Its appearance means that the nearby Asp...

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The First Report on the GTA's Forest Canopy Delivered at the Grey to Green Conference 2016

"You don't know what you've got..." - Until you count it! The new report commissioned by GIO (the Green Infrastructure Ontario Coalition) was...

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Root Rescue Weather has Arrived! Throw your New Plantings a Life Line!

This is just the kind of Sunny, Hot, Dry weather that creates Dangerous Stress for New Landscape Plantings Here's the local forecast where I ...

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Phenology - Watch Nature's Signals - Your Reward? Morels!

Climate Change means the calendar may not be that useful for gardeners anymore May 24th just passed, and here in Southern Ontario, the risk o...

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Bob Reeves Interview on CH Morning Live TV

Root Rescue's 1st(?) 5 minutes of Fame. Bob Reeves describes the idea behind Root Rescue's new mycorrhizal plant starter in an interview on Ha...

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Mycorrhizae can Restore Life to Suburban Soils

Why is it so Difficult to Establish New Landscape Plants in Suburban Soils? The following is an excerpt from our Mycorrhizal Science web page...

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Earth Day is Really Soil Day

The Roots of Earth Day April 22nd, another Earth Day has arrived. Let's go back to the roots of this movement and see where it all began. Let...

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Root Rescue Transplanter now available Online at Amazon.ca

Another big day has arrived at Root Rescue - today we launched our new online listings on Amazon.ca. We will be adding more Garden Centres an...

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It's Opening Day. Root Rescue launches our new website!

After 12 years of research, testing, and a long regulatory journey - it's opening day at Root Rescue! But how did it all start? What were the ...

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Transplanter's 1st packaging run comes rolling off the line in Dundas Ontario - and we'll start shipping to our vendors next week!

Well, the long wait is over. Root Rescue's new Transplanter is packed and ready to go! In looking out my window, I'm not sure if spring has a...

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Root Rescue Enters the Marketplace at the Landscape Ontario Congress Show 2016

Root Rescue announces the Product Launch of Transplanter at the LO Congress Show 2016! Well, we got the green light from the CFIA on December...

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Transplanter - Now Registered by the CFIA for Sales Across Canada

Root Rescue Transplanter gets it's brand new shiny New Product Registration Number from the CFIA!  And the long awaited New Product Registrat...

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  • 3 Top Tips For Growing...

    As winter slowly fades, it may not be top of mind, but it’s still wise to remember that Canadian summers can deliver harsh growing conditions...

  • What’s Really Under Yo...

    The world below the surface is a complex, organized, and fragile ecosystem, and a basic understanding of its makeup is essential if you want ...

  • How Can I Help Prevent...

    What part can I play? All algae (a type of phytoplankton) have a role to play in a healthy ecosystem. They usually exist at a microscopic lev...

  • Why Protecting Our But...

    There are approximately 20,000 species of butterflies in the world. About 275 of these grace the gardens and meadows of Canada. No one really...

  • Drug Addicted Plants: ...

    Are your garden plants a bunch of drug addicts? By no means do we seek to make light of the seriousness of drug addiction, but the lessons we ...