Finding pollinators at Lansdowne

Written on: August 21st, 2019

by Sandy Garland On 18 August, Véronique, Jasmine, and I did a survey of the gardens at Sunnyside library (see Finding pollinators at Sunnyside library) and the ones ...

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Pearly Everlasting blues – learning to love tattered plants

Written on: August 14th, 2019

by Renate Sander-Regier In the spring of 2018, I planted a patch of Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea). I have long been charmed by the poetic, ...

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Finding pollinators at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Written on: August 13th, 2019

by Sandy Garland Our Sunday survey this week was in the Landscapes of Canada gardens on the O’Connor Street side of the Canadian Museum of Nature. These ...

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The fab four: beetles in the Corner Pollinator Garden

Written on: August 8th, 2019

Please note: This is a very abbreviated version of Berit’s blog post of 29 July 2019. The full version on Berit’s own web site is here: The Fab Four: ...

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Finding pollinators at the University of Ottawa

Written on: August 5th, 2019

by Sandy Garland For the last 2 years, Ottawa U students and faculty have been carrying out informal weekly pollinator surveys in the many gardens and green spaces ...

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Finding pollinators in the McCarthy hydro cut

Written on: July 21st, 2019

by Sandy Garland Last Sunday (14 July 2019), I discovered a beautiful meadow of wildflowers – native and non-native – in the large hydro corridor ...

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