Brighton Beach Park mini-meadows

Written on: August 4th, 2022

by Sandy Garland Inspired by the micro-forest idea and an aim to increase biodiversity in our parks, the Enviro Crew of Old Ottawa South designed and planted two ...

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OWSL demonstration beds

Written on: August 4th, 2022

by Joanne Butler and Sandy Garland To quote a Facebook post from Melanie Ouellette, “Good things happen when caring people work together.” That applies ...

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Selby Plains/Atlantis Pollinator Garden: end of season report

Written on: October 9th, 2020

by Dave Adams, photos by Nancy The first season of the Westboro Beach Community Association-sponsored pollinator garden is coming to a close and the garden is being ...

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Down to the nitty gritty: creating the Churchill Alternative School butterfly garden

Written on: February 22nd, 2020

by Berit Erickson Once I had created a successful pollinator garden of my own [see Berit’s Corner Pollinator Garden], I began to see prime locations for ...

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Finding pollinators at the FWG

Written on: June 30th, 2019

by Sandy Garland, photos by Sandy and Fatiha Dia Hantchi On 29 June, our brilliant Ottawa U student colleagues, Luca Fiorindi, Mira Kindra, Alysha Riquier, and Gia ...

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Pollinator Appreciation Day in Ottawa

Written on: June 10th, 2019

by Renate Sander-Regier and Sandy Garland, photos by Amy MacPherson Mayor Jim Watson proclaimed June 7 as Pollinator Appreciation Day 2019 at the Mayor’s Rural Expo ...

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