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...]

Wild Bounty

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Well, it's the time of year when gardeners start to plan for the coming season! We have received quite a few emails and calls over the past few weeks. Interestingly, all of the inquiries have been about native edibles. We call it wild bounty. We are thrilled that there is a growing interest in incorporating more edibles into the landscape. It makes perfect sense -  why … [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...]

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...]

Native Plant Sale Season in Ontario

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The Native Plant Sale season in Ontario is still in full swing. In April we were at the RBG Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington Ontario for the 1st Annual Native Plant sale. There was a great turn out and although it was windy it ended up to be a glorious sunny day. The folks that attended the sale were keen to learn about Native Plants and do their best to make a … [Read more...]