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...]

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...]

Out of Body Experience

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I was working down by the pond on the irrigation system the other day and saw this on a willow branch. Being the curious person I am I touched the 'not so' grey part and it moved.  Hmm... I thought and went back to work still not knowing at the time exactly what was happening. At first I thought one bug was eating another bug but then realized it was having … [Read more...]