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Springtime wonders

May 22, 2021 0 comments

There’s a lot going on in the garden on this sleepy late May morning, Canada’s Victoria Day long weekend. The chickadees are moving at warp speed hustling insects to their…

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Monarchs on the rebound?

August 9, 2017 0 comments

Mild Ontario summer helping monarch butterfly populations If you’ve been thinking it seems like there are more monarch butterflies around this year, you may be right. Monarchs have been making…

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Native Plant Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)

Native Plant Source

April 3, 2017 0 comments

Waterloo Region’s Native Plant Source nursery is the place to find native plants for beautiful gardens that support local biodiversity Gardening is good for the body, mind and soul —…

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A Day in the Garden

February 19, 2017 0 comments

Banish the winter blues and spend A Day in the Garden with the Guelph-Wellington Master Gardeners on Sunday, February 26, 2017. Growing Up — Unique Ways to Get Your Garden Off the Ground is…

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Pollination biologist Sue Willis Chan monitors squash bee activity.

Giving thanks – for bees

October 8, 2016 0 comments

This harvest season, let’s give thanks for the bees that help put pumpkin, squash, zucchini and colourful gourds on our tables. The native pollinator Peponapis pruinosa, commonly known as the…

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