Your garden doesn’t end at the edges of your backyard. We know that an appreciation for nature can inspire every aspect of your life, from healthy dining to home decorating. That’s why our team has been working together to create the Oakridge Lifestyle blog: covering everything from gardening and fashion trends, to home decor and spring planting – a little of everything to leave you feeling inspired.

Snow Mould and Spring Lawn Care

Snow Mould and Spring Lawn Care

Snow Mould and Spring Lawn Care By Pierre Our lawns take up the majority of our yard space. Even with popular tastes favouring perennial beds and edible gardens, turf care is still important to care for our yards as a whole. With winter fading, and a new season of...

Behind the Scenes at Oakridge, March 2018

Behind the Scenes at Oakridge, March 2018

Behind the Scenes at Oakridge, March 2018 Spring is here, and the greenhouse is bustling with activity as pots get potted, and sprouts start sprouting! Our team has been working hard to ensure that this year’s plants are looking (and growing!) their best. It’s...

Easter Decorating Tips

Easter Decorating Tips

Easter Decorating Tips By Megan Easter is about the beginning of spring and the season of rebirth. In addition to getting hopeful about all our gardening dreams to come, it’s a time to freshen up the house. Flush away the last bits of a dark, cold, and gloomy...

Welcome to the new Oakridge Café

Welcome to the new Oakridge Café

This winter we got to work creating a new space for the café. The idea was to expand on our existing menu and offer an all day dining experience! Along with our Coffee favourites and staple Baked Goods (all made fresh right here at Oakridge!) we have brought in a...

Choosing The Best Food For Your Winter Birds

Choosing The Best Food For Your Winter Birds

Winter is well upon us! We have started to feel the effects of the cold and the piles (and piles) of snow we have received this winter have taken a toll – so we can only imagine how these frigid and harsh winters affect our winged friends. For those of us who...

Six Days of Christmas Gift Giving

Six Days of Christmas Gift Giving

Christmas shopping has begun! Not only can the stress of the busiest shopping season of the year get you down, but sometimes finding the perfect gift for the right person can be the hardest part! Luckily here at Oakridge we are surrounded by many wonderful things, all...

Fall Garden Clean-Up

Fall Garden Clean-Up

Did You Know – Removing plant debris and raking in the fall can greatly reduce the pests and disease that can harm your plants in the over wintering process. Giving your garden beds that quick clean-up can keep them looking good longer into the fall season and...

Growing and Using Herbs

Growing and Using Herbs

In The Garden Herbs need a well drained, fertile soil to do their best. Prepare the soil as you would for a vegetable garden. Remove weeds, cultivate, and add organic material or fertilizer to your garden. Most herbs need a sunny location – If you do not have a...

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