Ottawa area native plant sources

Written on: June 7th, 2024

by Berit Erickson Are you ready to create a pollinator garden or add native plants to an existing garden? Here’s where you can find native plants in the Ottawa ...


Beginner pollinator garden: the 3 x 3 x 3 system

Written on: June 6th, 2024

by Berit Erickson “I don’t know where to start:” I’ve heard this statement many times from people who want to create their own native plant pollinator gardens. Since ...


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 PRINTABLE BROCHURE (PDF) created by Lesley Mather of @jeledesign You can now plant right up to the ...


OWSL: lending the seeds to grow Ottawa’s pollinator gardens

Written on: November 28th, 2023

By Elaine DeCoursey (modified slightly from an article written for the Old Ottawa South Community Association Review, January 2024) At the November meeting of the ...


Less is more: spring pollinator garden clean-up

Written on: April 25th, 2023

By Berit Erickson of The Corner Pollinator Garden and Wildlife Habitat blog As the weather warms up, we’re all itching to get outside to work in the garden. ...


Weeding 101

Written on: March 21st, 2023

by Nora Lee This is a brief introduction to weeds and how to control them. Special consideration is given to weed control in the context of pollinator supportive ...