Residential gardening in the City of Ottawa’s right of way

Written on: April 4th, 2024

by Lynne Patenaude, with input from WPP members and City staff You can now plant right up to the curb in front of your house! In 2023 the City of Ottawa’s Use and ...

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The Bee Spot

Written on: January 16th, 2024

by Sharon Boddy The Bee Spot opened in June 2023. Located in an Ottawa park, this 2-m2 demonstration garden includes about 50 plants, all native wildflower species. ...

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Riverview Park Pollinator Garden

Written on: December 17th, 2023

by Lynne Patenaude The Friends of Riverview Park Green Spaces and a group of volunteers planted over 370 seedlings of 25+ species of sun-loving, mostly native, ...

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Roadside pollinator habitat – Sugar Bush Road

Written on: December 16th, 2023

based on notes by Scott Sigurdson In May 2019, Scott Sigurdson and his neighbours on Sugar Bush Road near Pakenham, Ontario, set out to restore pollinator habit ...

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Dog-Strangling Vine management project

Written on: December 12th, 2023

by Michelle St-Germain The Dog-strangling Vine (DSV) management project was proposed as a volunteer-based pilot to the Alta Vista Community Association (AVCA) Board ...

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Lansdowne Ethno-botanic and demonstration garden

Written on: December 4th, 2023

by Lynn Armstrong, photos by Sandy Garland As part of the creation of the new Lansdowne Park in 2015, the area to the east of the relocated and restored Horticulture ...

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