Plant it and they will come: my corner pollinator garden

Written on: November 27th, 2018

by Berit Erickson I’m not exaggerating when I say that my pollinator garden has changed my life. How can a garden possibly do that? Well, let me tell you… ...


The trials, tribulations, and joys in running a demonstration garden

Written on: November 21st, 2018

by Sarah Coulber The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national charitable organization that has been around since the early 1960s. A large part of our work is ...


Wildflowers: what’s native?

Written on: October 11th, 2018

by Sandy Garland This is an ongoing question among those of us who want to garden in an ecologically sensible way. We aim to plant locally native species based on ...


Pollinators go to high school

Written on: August 31st, 2018

by Sandy Garland Just a quick note to highlight the new pollinator gardens at Lisgar and Glebe collegiates. Emma Kirke spearheaded both projects by applying for ...


Wasps – the gardener’s friend

Written on: August 16th, 2018

Text and photos: Christine Hanrahan and Sandy Garland Revised and reprinted with permission from Wasps at the FWG According to David and Norma Barr (1981), wasps are ...


Signs of the times

Written on: August 6th, 2018

by Sandy Garland, sign messages by Renate Sander-Regier Proclaiming your garden as pollinator habitat will not only send a message to your neighbours, it might also ...