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When: September 12-15, 2019 9am to 4pm
Where: Hidden Habitat, 2017 Southwood Road, Kilworthy P0E 1G0
Take advantage of warm days and cool nights by planting in late summer, early fall. There’s still plenty of time for the roots to establish and come spring your plants will be further ahead ready to bloom.
Take advantage of our one-on-one customer service to assist you with picking out the naturally perfect plants for your space. Visit our gardens and grow plots to see how many of the plants look once planted.
Enjoy special discounts on selected plants and seeds.
NEW naturally perfect plant packs.
A selection of six 4cm plants and grasses for $24.99
Visit our plant availability list to see what is available.
Please note the nursery is open to the public during regular hours as well. We also offer plant delivery services. Please call 705-828-6313 or email info(@)hiddenhabitat.ca to inquire.
We are excited to be a guest vendor again at the Gravenhurst Farmer’s Market this year. On August 28, September 4 & September 11, 2019 we will be selling a variety of native plants and seeds perfect for the Muskoka home or cottage. We look forward to seeing you there shopping local, shopping Muskoka.
We will be attending the following dates:
August 28, September 4 & September 11, 2019
If you would like to pre-order plants for pick up at the market please order by Tuesday 1pm. For a list of what we have in stock please visit our plant page.
When: September 28, 2019 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Hidden Habitat 2017 Southwood Road, Kilworthy P0E 1G0
$45 per participant
Learn the basics of how to grow your own native plants from seed, as well as some tips and tricks that will bring better results. The workshop will cover how to responsibly collect seeds, how to store them and how to germinate them indoors and outdoors.
The workshop will begin with a basic introduction into native plant gardening and plant selection and a tour of the Hidden Habitat gardens in the making.
In the workshop participants will:
- learn which plants are ideal to grow from seed
- learn how to grow a variety of Ontario native grasses and wildflower seeds, including site preparation
- learn how to collect seeds while following the North American Native Plant Societies suggested collection methods.
- learn the benefits and drawbacks to direct seeding outdoors vs. germinating indoors
- learn methods of seed preparation such as cold moist stratification and seed scarification.
- leave with personalized seed mixes* ready to be sown in your garden.
- leave excited about the possibilities in your own garden
*A selection of Hidden Habitat native seeds will be available for participants to choose from.
Additional seeds and plants will be available for purchase.
Workshop will be held outdoors and hands on so please dress for the weather and for walking in long grass.