Hosting the Dufferin Town and Country Farm Tour


  Hosting a Farm Tour Here at Not So Hollow Farm we are extremely excited for this coming Saturday! Starting at 9am on Saturday, September 30th, we are one of the locations for the Dufferin Town and Country Farm Tour (Find out more). We are opening our doors and inviting everyone to learn about our farm, native plants, gardening, permaculture and so much more! The … [Read more...]

Five Native Berry-Producing Trees and Shrubs for Birds


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

Common Elder berry

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


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...]

2014 Review at Not So Hollow Farm


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...]

Shhhh! Top Secret News. We are off to another Farmers Market

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We are busting out of the Kiosk and heading to Amaranth tomorrow evening to go to the Farmers Market. We will have Hypertufa planters and seed bombs as well as lots other interesting things you won't find elsewhere. Our products are labelled to let you know how far away from the farm they have traveled to get to you. Even the honey we sell is zero kilometers since it's … [Read more...]