Visit Ottawa’s native plant gardens – locations across the city. Free event – in conjunction with Garden Days Canada.
Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History is a beautifully presented guide to the plants that have had the greatest impact on human civilization. Entries feature a description of the plant, its botanical name, its native range and its primary functions — edible, medicinal, commercial or practical. Concise text is highlighted by elegant botanical drawings, paintings and photographs as well as insightful quotes.
Trees Ontario, the Forest Gene Conservation Association, the OMNR Ontario Tree Seed Plant and the University of Guelph are hosting a one-day workshop designed to provide the basic information required to obtain, properly prepare and propagate tree seed successfully.
In this 3 hour workshop at Kilborn Allotment Gardens in Ottawa, you can learn about common, safe, non-toxic weeds and plants that have a long history of use as food and medicine.
Keen on completing necessary conservation work? On Thursday, June 23rd at 10:00am join us in the Waterton Area to tear down some unneeded buildings on a Nature Conservancy of Canada properity to help restore native habitat!