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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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Pollinators and trees

Written on: March 6th, 2023

by Christine Earnshaw Globally and locally, pollinator populations are in steep decline. Although this reality is alarming, there are actions we can all take to ...

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Controlling invasive plant species

Written on: July 7th, 2022

Compiled by Sandy Garland We asked WPP members to send us information and stories about what invasive plant species they are dealing with and how. Our aim was to ...

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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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