Don't spend your summer indoors. Work with a small but growing business in Muskoka outdoors! Enjoy the beauty of Muskoka while learning new skills and gaining unique experiences. We are looking for ...
Laura Thomas, owner of Hidden Habitat can lead a workshop or seminar for your group on a variety of topics from:
Moving Beyond Butterfly Gardens
Grow wild and think beyond a pollinator patch or butterfly garden. Learn how your garden can provide habitat for more than just butterflies and that by implementing strategies that support a diversity of species from songbirds to salamanders, you improve the ecological integrity of your garden and make it more welcoming to butterflies and beyond. Discover which plants are best at supporting wildlife and how you can maintain your garden to encourage and welcome a diversity of species.
Native Plants for Muskoka Gardens
Discover the benefits of having native plants in your Muskoka garden. Learn which native plants are best at supporting wildlife in Muskoka as well as the plants best suited to your Muskoka landscape. From shallow rocky soils to shorelines and tree-shaded gardens, you will learn which plants will thrive in your garden. Learn design and maintenance tips that will ensure your native plants look great and will thrive regardless of your style of garden.
Growing Native Plants from Seed
Learn how to grow native plants from seed. In this introductory webinar, you will learn how to ethically collect seeds, clean them for storage, as well as the best methods for storing seeds. Discover the best methods for germinating your seeds indoors or outdoors and how to care for your newly sprouted seedlings.
Gardening for Wildlife
Garden for the good of wildlife. Learn how to create gardens that support wildlife and compliment the local neighbouring ecosystems. Discover which plants are best at supporting wildlife in general and what species are needed to attract specific butterflies, moths and songbirds. Explore the importance of native plants in the landscape and why we need to see our gardens as being more than just pretty. Learn how your garden can function both ecologically and aesthetically in your landscape with design and maintenance tips for every garden style.
Guest Speaker fee, from $125 (plus mileage 61¢ per kilometre) for a one hour presentation.