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...]

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...]

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...]

What’s happening with pollinators and plants in April 2015

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It looks like it's going to be a busy month this April. Spring is off to a slow start after a long and bitterly cold winter. It's nice to see things slowly beginning to green up as the temperatures rise. Protect the Pollinators Besides getting the nursery back in order before we start potting our seedlings we are getting ready for several events happening throughout the … [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...]

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...]