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Gardening for Wildlife

Gardening for Wildlife

When:
Date: May 13, 2024   7 pm – 8 pm
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free

Grow wild and think beyond a pollinator patch or songbird garden. This workshop will take an ecosystem approach to gardening with a focus on plant selection, design techniques and maintenance must-do’s (and don’ts).

In the webinar participants will:

  • learn about the basic necessities of wildlife, focusing on songbirds and pollinators
  • learn which plants are the most productive and create the most wildlife interactions
  • learn the do’s and don’t of how to maintain a wildlife garden
  • learn simple garden design principles that will ensure your garden is eye-catching all year long
  • leave excited about starting your own wildlife garden

Please email info@hiddenhabitat.ca to register.

Converting Lawn to Meadow

Converting Lawn to Meadow

When: September 2023 (Date & Time TBA)
Where: Hidden Habitat
2017 Southwood Road
            Kilworthy, ON P0E 1G0

Whether you want to turn a small piece of your lawn into a haven for birds and butterflies or have a field you want to return to a productive landscape for wildlife, this workshop will help you create your very own meadow environment.

The workshop will begin with a basic introduction to native plants and a tour of the Hidden Habitat gardens and meadows in the making.

In the workshop participants will:

  • learn about different meadow ecosystems in Ontario
  • learn which plants are ideal to grow in your meadow
  • learn different methods of lawn removal with hands-on tutorials
  • learn how and when to seed a meadow with hands-on tutorials
  • learn how to prepare and maintain your meadow
  • leave excited about starting your own meadow
  • take home a complimentary meadow starter seed pack
  • enjoy time to browse and shop in the nursery

The workshop will be held partially outdoors and hands-on so please dress for the weather and for the garden. A handout will be provided but note-taking and photos are welcome throughout the workshop.

Registration opening soon.

Workshop Series for 2017

Workshop Series for 2017

Establishing a Meadow, $35
Saturday September 28, 2017 | 1pm to 4pm

Whether you want to turn a small piece of your lawn into a haven for birds and butterflies, or have a field you want to return to a productive landscape for wildlife, this workshop will help you create your very own meadow environment.

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Growing Native Plants from Seed, $35
Saturday October 4, 2017 | 1pm to 4pm 

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.

 

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Holiday Planters au Natural, $45 (containers not provided)
Saturday November 25, 2017  | 1pm to 4pm

Details coming soon.

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