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A New Lease on Leaves

Make the most of fallen leaves! Thousands of bags of leaves get tossed into already overcrowded landfill sites every fall. Create a container to collect leaves in your backyard or schoolyard and start making mulch to perk up unhealthy habitats!
Nov 5th, 2020

Create Shelter for the Smallest Creatures in Your Backyard

With so many insects disappearing, we need to do all we can to help them out! Insect hotels are a great way to provide shelter for all sorts of important insects through the year. Whether you want to help bees or butterflies, moths or ladybugs, an insect hotel will offer them a safe home where they can stay warm during the winter and keep dry year round.
Apr 1st, 2021

Helping Canada's Pollinators in the Garden

Canada’s pollinators play a critical role in our ecosystems, food production and economy through pollination. Some are also important in pest control. These tiny allies face many challenges, such as pesticide use and loss of habitat, making it more important than ever to support them. A great place to start is to ensure your outdoor space is pollinator-friendly
Mar 15th, 2021

How to Grow a Garden that Will Fight Climate Change

Climate change is at the root of rising global temperatures, the melting of Arctic sea ice, changing weather patterns and a rise in the amount and intensity of extreme natural events – from forest fires to hurricanes. Since carbon dioxide is one of the big culprits in the greenhouse effect, it’s up to us to find ways to remove that carbon dioxide from the air. One of those ways? Gardening!
Jan 14th, 2023

Paper Plant Pots

Starting plants from seed is a great way to learn about plant growth firsthand! Get kids involved in growing seedlings for their home or school garden by creating a window box filled with newspaper plant pots. To further support wildlife, consider growing plant species that are native to your region.
Mar 23rd, 2022

Plant a Butterfly Garden

Students plant a school garden to provide habitat for butterflies and other pollinators.
Mar 31st, 2021