Putting the garden to bed – while helping pollinators

Rédigé le 16 décembre 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 ...

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Bumblebees and agricultural chemicals – recent research and surprises

Rédigé le 16 décembre 2017

by Renate Sander-Regier For years, we have been told that wild pollinators (and other insects) suffer from chemicals used in agriculture. Neonicotinoid ...

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Where Monarchs prefer to lay their eggs

Rédigé le 16 décembre 2017

by Renate Sander-Regier Many of us have been diligently planting milkweeds for Monarchs, seeking to provide critical egg-laying sites for the female butterflies and ...

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A silent workforce

Rédigé le 9 novembre 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 ...

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Creating “pollinator gardens in a box” at the FWG

Rédigé le 17 octobre 2017

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

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