Year of the Biodiverse Garden

Latest Posts

  • Biodiversity starts with a living lawn
    Reimagining our lawns is a first step in reversing biodiversity loss. A living lawn is a flowering tapestry teeming with a diversity of life – supporting bees, flies, moths, butterflies, wasps, beetles, fireflies and more.
  • Onions, Leeks and Shallots – From Seed to Harvest
    The genus Allium includes many of our favourite and easy-to-grow vegetables – leeks, shallots, onions, garlic and chives. This week on Ask a Master Gardener, learn tips for a harvest that will delight well into next winter.
  • Climate Resilience Starts with Soil
    Let’s start with a definition of carbon sequestration: Carbon sequestration is the long- term storage of carbon in […]
  • Intentional wilding: beyond No Mow May
    The wild phase is the magic phase: when I see insects in numbers I haven’t seen for years, when I hear birds sing in the middle of the city, when I feel like the land is becoming what it wants to be. I know I’m on the right track.
  • Susie’s Favourite Vegetables
    What are your favourite garden vegetables to grow and to eat? Master Gardener Susie Everding shares her “go-to” choices, hoping to provide inspiration for a new direction in your veggie garden this summer.
  • Beyond Milkweed
    In this, the year of the biodiverse garden, explore diverse plantings in the home gardens to support wildlife


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