Five Native Berry-Producing Trees and Shrubs for Birds

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Birds and Berries For gardeners, from beginner to avid, there is great satisfaction watching a flock of native birds happily dining on juicy berries from a shrub on your property. This especially true when the berry-producer was selected for this very purpose. It's visual confirmation that your landscaping is a benefit to local ecosystem and its species. The cherry on top is … [Read more...]

Eat Like A Bird

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Eat Like A Bird is a saying we have all heard many times which usually means to not eat very much. What some of us don't realize is that birds actually eat a LOT! Recently we were at the Toronto Botanical Gardens where we had a booth as part of a conference co-hosted by the Ontario Invasive Plant Council and Carolinian Canada. The highlight of the conference was listening … [Read more...]

Feed The Bees

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Feed The Bees We are so excited about our "The Buzz on Dandelions" campaign to help Feed The Bees. My Daughter doesn't like us to use the phrase "it"s gone Viral" but what the heck. Let's help Feed the Bees!As of the writing of this post we have reached 31,170 people worldwide through our Facebook post of a Lawn Sign CLICK HERE we created to raise awareness about the … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ ON DANDELIONS

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CHECK OUT THESE LAWN SIGNS! Available mid-February. Get some before the snow all melts and the grass is growing. You can pick them up when visiting the farm by checking the hours tab to find out when we are open. THE BUZZ ON DANDELIONS THE IMPORTANCE OF POLLINATORS: Pollinators are an essential part of the ecosystem, maintaining the balance and sustainability of many … [Read more...]

Pollinator Totes

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Want to help pollinators around your home? Check out Viki's new creation of Pollinator Totes. All of the plants are organically grown and are 100% Neonicitinoid and GMO free. Even the soil mix is organic!  The Pollinator Totes themselves are an attractive dark brown and  manufactured with a fabric made of recycled pop bottles. You might not be aware that depending on where … [Read more...]

Holiday Workshops are now in full swing

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Even though there is no snow (yet) on the ground here at Not So Hollow Farm our Holiday Workshops are now well underway. Viki and the crew have been gathering and enhancing the natural and local holiday decor to make wreaths, swags and urn inserts to decorate your home or business. They also make great gifts and we do offer shipping as well. Most of the dates are on … [Read more...]

New This Fall!

A large premium greens mix comprised of mountain hemlock, American boxwood tips, seeded eucalyptus with 5 white redpine cones, 5 white painted teasels, 2 mini yellow faux pears, finished with a premium blue bow. Cost $123.00

We are proud to present our mail order Wreaths! We can arrange a delivery of your custom designed evergreen wreath or our made to order twig wreaths anywhere within Canada and the United States. The shipping within Ontario is free!  Treat yourself or give one as a gift! When the lucky recipient opens up their wreath box, they will be rewarded by not only a beautiful wreath … [Read more...]

National Pollinator Week 2015

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National Pollinator Week at Not So Hollow Farm Last month during National Pollinator Week 2015 we had our Bees to Butterflies... and Beyond event at Not So Hollow Farm. The weather was better than could be expected and we had a great turnout. Our sincere thanks to all who attended and helped to make the day a success. It was encouraging to see all of the interested … [Read more...]

Bees to Butterflies…and Beyond Pollinator Event Schedule

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With three weeks left to go we are proud to post the Bees to Butterflies...and Beyond Pollinator Event Schedule On Saturday June 20th the North American Native Plant Society will be at Not So Hollow Farm for the Pollinator awareness event of 2015. We have been planning this event for more than a year now and it is finally coming together. There is an action packed day with … [Read more...]

2014 Review at Not So Hollow Farm

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In review 2014 turned out to be a busy and exciting year at Not So Hollow Farm. Our loyal fans of Native Plants came out and supported our cause and we thank you. We also met and talked to many new people at the various Farmers Markets and community events such as: Utopia Seedy Saturday Hornings Mills Spring Market Amaranth Farmers Market Stayner Farmers … [Read more...]