Thomas Hobbs

Thomas Hobbs and his partner, Brent Beattie, own and operate Southlands Nursery in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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    Tips for Working With Summer Bulbs

    Adding bulbs, corms, and tubers to garden beds is a little different from planting typical perennials or annuals. Here are a few tips to help ensure a bountiful summer-bulb display.…

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    8 Summer Bulbs That Every Garden Needs

    Summer bulbs are a bit of garden magic, a trick you can keep up your sleeve to transform beds that have become too sleepy and predictable. They are perfect for…

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    Plants That Freshen Up the Fall Garden

    When we moved to British Columbia’s Fraser Valley 10 years ago, my partner and I set out to design a relaxed country garden that celebrates our love of plants. Though…