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How To Build A Rain Garden

How To Build A Rain Garden

By Native Plant SpeciesProjects2 comments
Major considerations when designing your rain garden are location, soil and light conditions and the selection of plant species.   1) Site selection/planning considerations – location, location, location!   Determine the location of the installation of the garden - ...
Squash Bees vs. Honey Bees

Squash Bees vs. Honey Bees

By Linda0 comments
Jim Chaput  OMAFRA taught us about the difference between Squash Bees and Honey Bees at the Pollination Guelph 2016 Symposium.  Squash Bees do not live in hives and do not make honey.  They burrow a pencil sized hole in the ground and make hard pods called Bee Bread, ...

Anatomy Of A Rain Garden

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Before Excavation      Downspout (brown) is on the left corner of the bungalow.  The future bog garden is near the bottom left. Cedars (Thuja occidentalis) are not yet planted along driveway.  May 2003.   Close up of corner of bungalow.  Note: ...

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