Advice

Types of Mulch

  We had a recent question about what type of mulch to use in perennial beds. We thought that others might be interested in the response:   First of all, good for you for deciding to mulch. It is a great … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again

  Late June, early July when temperatures reach about 21 degrees C is when the Japanese Beetle begin flying around looking for plants to decimate. They continue through the summer reaching their peak in late July and August, then they … Continue reading

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Pawpaw Trees

Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is a unique and rare small tree that is native to the Carolinian Zone and will grow best in milder regions of Southern Ontario (Zone 5 to 7). It may tolerate cooler climates if well protected, especially … Continue reading

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The Role of Grassroots Movements in Pollinator Conservation

Dr Sheila Cole PhD is an Associate Professor and York University Chair in Interdisciplinary Conservation Science at York University. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to view a zoom presentation by Dr Cole entitled “The Role of Grassroots Movements … Continue reading

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Year Of The Garden 2022 – Plant Your Garden Red

This is the year to add a splash of RED to your garden The Year of the Garden 2022 is inviting all Canadians to plant red this year. A campaign inspired by Communities in Blooms, Hope is Growing wants Canadians … Continue reading

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This Spring …..Plant Natives

Climate change is no longer that looming threat on the horizon. It is here and the changes are happening now. So, in the gardening world there is much discussion about how to use gardening to help prevent loss of habitat, … Continue reading

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