Are you a gardener wanting to create a more pollinator-friendly landscape, or someone simply interested in learning that bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects are pretty important? If so, come spend Saturday, May 6, 2017 with Heather Holm and the Thunder Bay & District Master Gardeners. You will not be disappointed!
Over six weeks of Saturday mornings from April 1-May 6th 2017, gardener-wannabes can get inspiration and practical tips on soil, seed planting, growing vegetables, pruning, and many other key concepts under the tutelage of master gardeners in a classroom setting at Riverwood.
The Mount Hamilton Horticultural Society will be hosting a general meeting and major flower show, “Falling for Fall”, Friday, September 16. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m., and features guest speaker Victoria MacPhail. Victoria will be talking about “Pollinators and Pollination Plots”
Join the Etobicoke Master Gardeners (EMG) at the Humber Arboretum for this free workshop on how to attract and support native wildlife in your yard.
Many gardeners are installing pollen bee nests to encourage pollination. 6 tips for pollen bee nests.
In winter, enjoy tasty, healthy, organic edible seeds from three prolific plants — bronze fennel, cilantro and lovage. Carol Pope explains how.
Healthy bee colonies are important. Here’s what can we do to help make bees happy. Info about the role of urban bee colonies? She where honey come from.
This year my backyard has visits from species I’ve not seen before in this garden, such as jewelwings, broad-winged damselflies, dragonflies. But few bees.
When the flowers come out, clouds of pollinators descend — bees of several kinds, small and large wasps, various flies and even some butterflies.