Putting the garden to bed – while helping pollinators

Written on: December 12th, 2017

by Renate Sander-Regier During the fall season, many of us are busy putting our gardens to bed for the winter. We often follow the gardening traditions we grew up ...


Bee boxes: practical tips and local experience

Written on: December 8th, 2017

by Sandy Garland Providing nesting sites for bees involves more than just drilling holes in a piece of wood, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Here is some ...


A silent work force

Written on: November 9th, 2017

by Sandy Garland Notes on a talk by Dr. Jeff Skevington, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, 14 September 2017 Jeff started by showing us a number of newspaper and ...


Creating “pollinator gardens in a box” at the FWG

Written on: October 17th, 2017

by Sandy Garland SUMMARY What: Partnership between Friends of the Earth, University of Ottawa, and Fletcher Wildlife Garden Where: Fletcher Wildlife Garden ...