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GROBE'S NURSERY YARD, GREENHOUSE AND STORE
ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WITH COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

FRIENDS AND VISITORS!  THIS HAS MEANT SOME CHANGES TO THE 'TYPICAL' GARDEN CENTRE EXPERIENCE.
Among these are - Social Distancing, More Sanitization of Frequent Contact Points, Hand Sanitizer For All Who Enter, No Ad Hoc Returns, Online Diagnoses of Issues, Controlled Access and more.  We ask for your patience as we do our best to safely permit access to what is here this season.
What about masks? Our staff use them, and we ask you to observe the NEW Region of Waterloo Bylaw that makes their use mandatory.
As limitations continue to be lifted we will be reviewing/altering our protocols in due course. As of August 18th however, we will continue to err to the side of CAUTION until the full effects of Stage 3 re-opening are more fully known.
We are sorry.. but we continue to ask that no children (13 and younger) come to visit at this time.

Store Hours

WE ARE OPEN
SUMMER HOURS
MONDAYS - CLOSED
TUESDAYS TO FRIDAYS  10 - 6
SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS  10 - 5
OPEN THANKSGIVING DAY  12 - 5

THANK YOU FOR VISITING!
We are proud to have you among the more than 2 million visitors to our website since 2003.

Here are just a few of our current specials.
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FALL BULBS NOW HERE!
All your favourites including tulips, daffodils and more
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GROBE'S FROST HARDY MUMS

8" pots - Reg. 8.99 ea. with buds
3 for 22.88
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2 for 55.00

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ROSE OF SHARON TREEFORMS

Late summer flowering tree with large blossoms
Four varieties
4' - 5' tall in 7 gal - Reg. 94.99

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Comfort Maple
PLANT A TRUE PIECE OF CANADIAN HISTORY!
COMFORT SUGAR MAPLE
Reputed as the oldest heritage sugar maple in Canada (500 years), the Comfort Maple is found in Pelham, ON.
The 'babies' of this remarkable tree might be used to mark a special moment in time for all Canadians - or just you!
Good sized 200cm 12 gal

169.99

ACTI-SOL HEN MANURE
5-3-2

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10kg bags Reg. 25.99

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PLANTING MIX

30L BAGS - Reg. 4.29 ea.
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7 for 53.55
14 BAGS (1 CU YD) = $107.10

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NATURE'S SOURCE ALL-PURPOSE PLANT FOOD
Concentrated sustainable 10-4-3 fertilizer from soybean extract
Yes.. it's what we use.
32 oz with Hose End Sprayer Reg. 19.99

13.88


YES... WE HAVE IT!
100% Cypress Mulch
100% CYPRESS MULCH

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Questions & Answers

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PLANT?
See our answer here.


DO YOU SHIP YOUR PLANTS?
We can deliver plants across Waterloo Region, Guelph, South Wellington County, Puslinch and environs only.
We do not ship plants into the GTA, the US or across Canada.

HOW DO I PLANT A TREE?
See our video here for the proper way.

HOW SHOULD I WATER MY PLANTS?
See our video here for the proper way.

HOW DO I OVERSEED MY LAWN?
See our video here for tips on how.


DOES GROBE'S SELL BULK SOILS?
Yes! - but only by
loose soil delivery.
See our Current Specials
in spring for more details.


  DOES GROBE'S SELL BULK MULCH?
Other than Nincompoop - we do not.
There are three excellent
reasons for using a
bagged wood mulch instead.
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WHAT NEW PLANTS DO
YOU HAVE THIS YEAR?

See our Plant Galleries.

ARE GROBE'S PLANTS
GUARANTEED?

Yes! See our FAQ page.

HOW DO I KNOW IF A PLANT IS DEAD?
See our FAQ page.

WHY ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREES SO NICE?
Because we take the time to check on the crop in the field.  See here for a 'behind the scenes' look.


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 Trees - Gallery 2 
Morgan Red Maple

Acer rubrum 'Morgan'
Spectacular fall colors are common with the most native red maple trees, but this hardy Canadian introduction with its incredible orange-red autumn display is possibly the brightest of them all. The medium-dark green leaves actually start turning in early September! A large tree, it could grow 50 ft. tall at 12" per year with a broad, oval shaped head. It is tolerant of sun or part shade and thrives on most soil conditions.

Autumn Fantasy Red Maple

Acer freemanii 'Autumn Fantasy'
Gorgeous, brilliant reddish orange foliage create a 'fantasy' of fall color on this cross between urban tolerant Silver Maple and the colourful Red Maple. A relative to the popular 'Autumn Blaze', this oval-shaped shade tree grows about a foot per year to 40-50 ft. tall in sun. An excellent selection for homeowners, it is tolerant of both moist and dry conditions.

Conquest Columnar Maple

Acer platanoides 'Conzam'
This very new tree is perfect for smaller spaces becaue it has an extremely tight, upright canopy, a vigorous deep root system, and a great show of colourful leaves all season long.  The new foliage buds to a rich, burgundy-red leaf with a deep wine-red underside.  The new growth through the summer maintains this burgundy colour, while the interior foliage matures to deep green as the season progresses. Fall frosts result in a colour show of bright red and orange in the fall.  It is tolerant of most soil conditions except very wet, and best of all, it needs no trimming or pruning to maintain its columnar habit.   

Fort McNair Horsechestnut

Aesculus carnea 'Fort McNair'
Bold spikes of dark pink and yellow flowers cover this small hybrid tree in spring. It is Ideal for the smaller home landscape, it bears light green palm-shaped foliage in spring, which deepens in summer before turning yellow in the fall. Flowers form typical horsechestnuts in fall which provide food for squirrels and other wildlife through the winter. It grows slowly to 35 to 40 ft. tall and wide in sun or part shade and it is highly tolerant of city conditions.

Milky Way Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Milky Way'
This smaller tree grows to 15-20 ft. tall and wide in full sun, and is best known for its heavy show of long lasting large white star shaped blossoms in early June. It also has lovely 'peeling', strong scarlet fall colour and berry-like fruit that the birds absolutely love! Although it grows somewhat upright when it is young, distinct horizontal layers of branches become more striking as the tree matures.

Red Majestic Corkscrew Hazel

Corylus avellana 'Red Majestic'
People will notice this curious focal point! Now grafted on an ornamental stem (shrub form shown), this 'Purple Hazel and Contorted Hazel' cross bears wrinkled burgundy-red leaves in spring that turn reddish green in summer and then finally orange/maroon. Red fall catkins and the twisted branches add interest into the winter. A durable plant for most soil and exposure locations, it does best in moist, well-drained soil and it tolerates sun or part shade.

Coralburst Crabapple

Malus 'Coralburst'
In the springtime, the 3-4 ft. diameter head of this dwarf tree forms coral pink buds that burst into long lasting fragrant double rose flowers. Dense green leaves and tiny red cherry-sized fruit follow. Fruit is quite small and should not be considered 'messy'. A very hardy tree that grows in almost any sunny spot, it can grow 5 to 7 ft. tall and is and ideal feature tree in a small yard or garden.

Matthaie Broom Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Matthaie'
What's a Dawn Redwood?  Dawn redwoods are long lived trees that are cousins to the famous California redwoods. Having some similarities to tamarack larch, dawn redwoods have soft needle like leaves in season that turn orange to yellow tan in fall. This rare dawn redwood is a true dwarf, growing slowly in a compact globular form to a height of 8 feet, but can also be trimmed to suit. Orangey bark is a winter feature of this plant. An unusual plant that is 'not the same old same old'. ** Available by special order.

Miss Grace Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Miss Grace'
Similar to dawn redwoods like Matthaie Broom (above) this rare weeping dawn redwood has feathery blue green foliage that turns golden tan to brown in fall before dropping. It grows slowly to approximately 8 feet tall in sun or light shade. It's interesting foliage and fine texture make it a deceivingly hardy feature plant in a garden bed or near an entry. It grows in most soil conditions except for very wet. **Available by special order.

Royal Burgundy Kwanzan Cherry

Prunus serrulata 'Royal Burgundy'
Seldom do we find a tree that has such an unusually beautiful character as this broadly vase-shaped Kwanzan Cherry. Fragrant double shell pink flowers are an absolutely spectacular sight against the wine-red leaves. A brand new introduction, this tree grow only 20 ft. tall by 12 ft. wide in full sun and is more tolerant of heavier clay soils than most cherries. Absolutely stunning when in full bloom!

Little Twist Flowering Cherry

Prunus incisa 'Little Twist'
A recent award winning introduction, this quite unusual, slow-growing Japanese cherry like ornamental tree has unique branches that zigzag all over the place! In the springtime, clusters of white flowers with pink centers are plastered on every inch of available wood followed by green leaves that turn a strong maroon to red in the fall. Perfect for small spaces, its 'head' grows only 5-6 ft. tall and wide in a sunny or partially shady garden.

London Plane Tree

Platanus acerifolia 'Bloodgood'
This large and fast growing tree has striking bark that peels to reveal a lighter colored bark underneath. Bloodgood is one of the best varieties of this plant for its disease resistance.  It is a large, rounded tree growing to 60' tall with deep green leaves that turn a poor yellow in fall. The plant tolerates poor cultural conditions, including heat/drought and poor soil, but should be planted where there is ample room for it to grow.

Trembling Aspen

Populus tremuloides
Trembling Aspen grows throughout North America largely because it has a great capacity to grow on many soil types, especially sandy and gravelly slopes, and it is quick to pioneer disturbed sites where there is nothing but bare soil. This fast-growing tree has glossy green leaves, smooth and almost white birch like bark, and pretty golden yellow fall colour. The unique rustling sound the tree makes is due to the specific structure of the leaf stem. A large tree, it grows easily to 50' tall.  **Available by special order.

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Grobe's Nursery and Garden Centre
1787 Greenhouse Road
R.R. #2, Breslau, Ontario, Canada N0B 1M0
Look for the Orange Buildings Just Off Kitchener-Guelph Highway #7
Phone: 519-648-2247
Email: info@grobenursery.com
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