Feathered Friends

Attracting fruit-loving birds to your garden such as: orioles, grosbeaks, catbirds, robins, waxwings, blue jays, chickadees, woodpeckers, house finches and more.  Instead of buying fruit to put out with your feeders, use plant material that produce fruit that… Read More

Checklist for a Bee-Friendly Garden

Beneficial pollinators are a crucial part of our environment and gardens, especially our vegetable gardens.  Of all the pollinators bees are by far the most important!  We can make a difference by creating a bee-friendly space in your… Read More

Favourite Perennials for Pollinator Gardens

Pollinators are on our minds these days as we wait for the arrival of the Monarch butterflies.  Our perennial section is refreshed every week with new deliveries. Butterfly Weed (Asclepias):  this is the monarch caterpillars host plant.  This… Read More

Pollinator-Friendly Gardening

“The hum of bees is the voice of the garden” ~ Elizabeth Lawrence This trend of gardening has increased in popularity.  It isn’t hard to create a healthy habitat – Bees are easy to please!  Bees are by… Read More

Pollinators need you. You need pollinators!

Who are the pollinators? ants, birds, bees, butterflies, beetles, flies, moths, wasps and other small mammals visit flowers to drink nectar or feed off of pollen and transport pollen grains as they move from spot to spot bees… Read More