The Credit Valley Horticultural Society’s 33rd annual plant sale takes place in Mississauga, May 20, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The sale will feature a large selection of locally grown perennials, native plants, vines, shrubs and annuals.
Garden Making is giving away three copies of the new revised third edition of Lorraine Johnson’s book, 100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for Canadian Gardens.
Monthly meeting with speaker Elizabeth Wren of Conservation Halton on topic of native plants. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The Beach Garden Society meeting and flower show will be held on Tuesday, September 20, beginning at 7:15 p.m. Paul LaPorte, the owner of Ephemeral Ark Nursery, will be speaking about ‘Building Biodiversity with Native Woodland Species’.
Mark your calendar to attend Gardening with Native Plants, March 28—you’ll be inspired by Paul Heydon, biologist and owner of Grow Wild Native Plant Nursery
There’s much to see and do at the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Botanical Garden in St. John’s, Nfld.
The Fall 2013 issue of Garden Making includes a special feature on native plants, celebrating their beauty and benefits. Native plants “Articles by Belinda Gallagher and Lorraine Johnson offer a clear understanding and appreciation of the role native plants can have in our home gardens,” says Editor-in-Chief Beckie Fox. In addition to the feature on […]
There has been a bit of controversy lately over the maple leaf on the new $20 bill in Canada, and whether it represents the leaf of a native maple or a Norway maple, or it’s a stylized version of maple leaves in general. I’m not going to dip into this debate (if you’re interested, most […]
I went to the official opening of a new site at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto this week. The design of Gloria Perez and Jessica Gafic won the inaugural Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) Student Design Challenge, part of a contest held last fall by OTS with the support of the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects. […]