Life Among the Butterflies

14 September 2017
Conservatory
Photo Credit: Mike WhiteBulbs and Corms and Tubers – Oh My!Bulbs, corms, tubers, and rhizomes are buried treasures that burst open in the Spring displaying floriferous bouquets of colour to welcome the season. Crocuses celebrate the melting snow, trumpeting daffodils hail the sunshine, and tulips ch...
07 September 2017
Events
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It has been a banner summer for the Monarch butterfly! We've been getting a lot of feedback from butterfly enthusiasts across southern Ontario who are all reporting seeing more Monarchs than last year. Certainly we have also observed more butterflies and caterpillars on our milkweed than the la...
09 August 2017
Conservatory
Photo Credit: Mike WhiteThe Ecosystem of a GardenBy now your garden should be alive with pollinators – both winged and terrestrial critters. You’ve probably noticed many plant pests lurking around your lush foliage and feasting on your floriferous buffet and you’re scheming and plotting their demise...
01 August 2017
Conservatory
Invertebrates in Education and Conservation Conference 2017 - Tuscon ArizonaWe might be biased, but we think entomologists or "bug geeks" are some of the friendliest and most fun people to hang out with. Similar to any kind of hobby club, when you get together with a group of like-minded individuals...
25 July 2017
Conservatory
Photo Credit: Mike WhitePlanting Perennial Pollinator GardensWe were going to use the title “Butterfly Gardens” but that wouldn’t be accurate. Once you plant a garden loaded with golden pollen and delectable nectar, you will attract butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, hoverflies and other animals that ...

 

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