Ruby-throated hummers at my feeder

Ruby-throated hummingbirds

The smallest bird in North America, the ruby-throated hummingbird is a vibrant green on its back and white underneath. The males have a distinctive red throat, which is where they get their name. These birds are incredibly agile flyers, and they are also able to hover in mid-air as they feed on nectar from flowers. … Read more

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Grow This Instead

Grow Me Instead

The Grow Me Instead (Southern Ontario) guide, 3rd Edition, is now available online! This release marks the most notable update of this popular guide since its initial release in 2010. With nearly 40 new “invasives” and “alternatives” included, this guide remains a fixture for invasive-free gardening across Ontario. Alternative plants for your garden Download it here One … Read more

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Plant clover in your lawn

clover lawn

What’s not to love about clovers? They’re always coming back in style, no matter how many people try their best (and spend lots) of money on pesticides. Why would anyone want a weed when they can have flowers all year round?! Clovers are coming back in style! As more homeowners nowadays avoid using pesticides, they’re … Read more

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