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Vegetable Art--More Fun for Kids Plastic Trays, Circle Shape, Old Paper, Paint Brushes, Experiment, Celery, Carrot, Refrigerator, More Fun

Vegetable Art--More Fun for Kids

Here is an idea that you can enjoy with your family, by raiding the refrigerator drawer and finding a carrot, a piece of cauliflower or broccoli and a piece of celery. You can also experiment with other things but these are what I used.You need to get out your acrylic paints, a plastic tray, jar of water some paint brushes, and some paper towel.Cut the carrot to make your circle shape, cut the celery to make the curved shape, and take a small piece of broccoli or cauliflower from the large…

Gardening activity to try with young kids at home New Roots, Green Onions, Kids House, Lettuce, Celery, Activities For Kids, Gardening, Fruit, Vegetables

Gardening Activity for Kids

Here is an activity you can try while kids are home waiting for Covid19 to subside. Try growing some easy vegetables/fruits from scraps. This activity and may spark your child’s interest in gardening. Some of the easier vegetables you try from scraps are: Romaine lettuce, celery, green onions. Romaine lettuce, onions, celery. Take the stump cut about 2-5 cm from the end of the vegetable. Fill a container halfway with water, set the stump side down in water. Place in a sunny window and watch…

Christmas Centerpiece Workshop Sat space limited preregristration needed more details coming shortly Christmas Wreaths, Christmas Gifts, Christmas Centerpieces, Greenery, Floral Design, Workshop, Online Tests, Making Tools, Make It Yourself

Pakenham Hort Christmas Centrepiece Workshop

Please join us for a Hands On Workshop. All materials will be supplied. Learn how to make your very own centrepiece using fresh greenery and flowers. Cost is $25 for PHS members and $35 for non members. Space is limited so if interested, please contact Pakenham Horticultural Society. [pakenhamhort@gmail.com]

Ontario Native and Invasive Plants: Friends and Foes Bee City, Carleton University, Invasive Plants, Insect Pest, 3 Pm, Island Park, Ottawa, Ecology, Conservation

Ontario Native and Invasive Plants: Friends and Foes

Join us for a one day learning event Saturday October 26, 2019 8:30 am-3 pm Kitchissippi United Church, 630 Island Park Drive, Ottawa An invasive plant is an alien species whose introduction or spread negatively impacts native biodiversity, the economy and society including human health. Second to habitat loss, invasive species have been identified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as the most significant threat to biodiversity. The Master Gardeners of Lanark County and…

The Fletcher Wildlife Garden   attracts naturalists, gardeners, school children and birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife. It demonstrates how to create and restore wildlife-friendly habitats and garden with an emphasis on using plants native to our region. Once a year, the Fletcher Wildlife Garden hosts a plant sale  that offers hundreds of beautiful wildflowers native to the Ottawa region. They will help you find the right plant for your yard and encourage you to plant a wide variety… How To Attract Birds, School Children, Plant Sale, Native Plants, Ottawa, Wildflowers, Restore, Habitats, Bees

Fletcher Wildlife Garden Native Plant Sale

The Fletcher Wildlife Garden attracts naturalists, gardeners, school children and birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife. It demonstrates how to create and restore wildlife-friendly habitats and garden with an emphasis on using plants native to our region. Once a year, the Fletcher Wildlife Garden hosts a plant sale that offers hundreds of beautiful wildflowers native to the Ottawa region. They will help you find the right plant for your yard and encourage you to plant a wide variety…

Seedy Saturday and Seedy Sunday 3 Pm, February 9, Perth, Diversity, Join, Sunday, Gift Wrapping, Canada, Domingo

Seedy Saturday and Sunday

Seedy Saturdays and Sundays take place across Canada in January February and March. Many are free admittance and all are fun. You can swap and exchange seeds and buy seeds from suppliers. Meet with fellow gardeners. Many Seedy days have free gardening seminars. In Lanark County, your local Master Gardener group is on hand to answer your gardening questions. In Almonte, join us on Saturday February 9 at the Almonte Civitan Club from 9 am to 3 pm and in Perth on Sunday March 2 at the Perth…

Christmas is over. Your beautiful Amaryllis bulb is nothing but green leaves. Can you make it reflower. Yes! You can. Follow our easy steps and your Amaryllis will re bloom  again and again. Amaryllis Bulbs, Christmas Is Over, Green Leaves, Bloom, Posts, Easy, How To Make, Beautiful, Messages

Reflowering Amarylis

Christmas is over. Your beautiful Amaryllis bulb is nothing but green leaves. Can you make it reflower. Yes! You can. Follow our easy steps and your Amaryllis will re bloom again and again.

What is that beautiful little tree growing all along Wilson Street in Perth? It is a spectacular crab apple, know as Sugar Tyme . Growing Tree, Perth, Sugar, Apple, Street, Blog, Outdoor, Beautiful, Apple Fruit

Sugar Tyme

What is that beautiful little tree growing all along Wilson Street in Perth? It is a spectacular crab apple, know as Sugar Tyme .

Plant Sales are a primary source of funding for many hard working garden related volunteer organizations. These groups help to make our local communities brighter and more beautiful and a better place to live. Across Lanark County, May is the month that your local Horticultural Societies host their Plant Sale. Lanark County Master Gardeners will be at all the Horticultural Societies Plant Sale and we will be selling plants at the Perth Sale. See Calendar on the right for sale dates and… Volunteer Organizations, Garden Centre, Buy Plants, Unusual Plants, Best Places To Live, Plant Sale, Trees And Shrubs, Native Plants, Beautiful Gardens

Plant Sales

Plant Sales are a primary source of funding for many hard working garden related volunteer organizations. These groups help to make our local communities brighter and more beautiful and a better place to live. Across Lanark County, May is the month that your local Horticultural Societies host their Plant Sale. Lanark County Master Gardeners will be at all the Horticultural Societies Plant Sale and we will be selling plants at the Perth Sale. See Calendar on the right for sale dates and…

Fletcher Wildlife Garden   Annual Native Plant Sale takes Place on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 9:30-12:30. Hundreds of wildflowers are native to Eastern Ontario. Plant a wide variety of plants for a garden that changes from month to month and attracts birds, butterflies and bees, to bring your garden to lunch. Can't make the sale, visit the demonstration gardens and pick up free plant lists and "how to" information to attract pollinators. The garden is located on Prince of Wales Drive, South… How To Attract Birds, Free Plants, Plant Sale, Native Plants, Wildflowers, Ontario, Wales, Nativity, Butterflies

Fletcher Wildlife Garden Native Plant Sale

Fletcher Wildlife Garden Annual Native Plant Sale takes Place on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 9:30-12:30. Hundreds of wildflowers are native to Eastern Ontario. Plant a wide variety of plants for a garden that changes from month to month and attracts birds, butterflies and bees, to bring your garden to lunch. Can't make the sale, visit the demonstration gardens and pick up free plant lists and "how to" information to attract pollinators. The garden is located on Prince of Wales Drive, South…

 It is a spectacular crab apple, know as Sugar Tyme. Blue Garden, Colorful Garden, Public Garden, Romantic Roses, Rhythm And Blues, Unique Gardens, Growing Tree, Petunias, Horticulture

Quinte Botanical Garden

Quinte Botanical Gardens is located in Eastern Ontario. Enjoy six acres of unique garden displays with extraordinary plant combinations. An outdoor, healthy attraction, you can enjoy nature at its best. Each garden offers interesting insight into the world of plants.Connect with nature, learn about horticulture or journey through the gardens at your own pace. Gardens include: * Bee, Bird, Butterfly Garden * Oriental Garden * Romantic Rose Garden. The Colour Wheel Garden is the largest…

World Plants -  Our Blog is changing. In the past we had a widget on the left side of the Blog that provided access to Canada Plant Website. That website has disappeared and our blog modified to provide access to World Plant Website. Enter the website by various plant categories such as Annual Perennial Woody Bulbs and search for your plant based on common name or botanical name. If you are looking to identify a plant enter various plant features and conduct a search. In addition to… Canada 150, Common Names, Large Plants, Perennials, Plant Based, North America, The Past, Side Bar, Presentation

World Plants

World Plants - Our Blog is changing. In the past we had a widget on the left side of the Blog that provided access to Canada Plant Website. That website has disappeared and our blog modified to provide access to World Plant Website. Enter the website by various plant categories such as Annual Perennial Woody Bulbs and search for your plant based on common name or botanical name. If you are looking to identify a plant enter various plant features and conduct a search. In addition to…

Technical Update--Designing resilient gardens for our times. Registration Form, October 7, Year 2016, Biographies, Speakers, The Unit, Garden, Plants, Design

Technical Update--Designing resilient gardens for our times.

Technical Update--Designing resilient gardens for our times. - Technical Update--Designing resilient gardens for our times. What is a gardener to do? One year (2016) is a severe drought. The next year record rainfall brings floods. How do you create a garden that can thrive in all these sessions. The Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carelton and Lanark County and pleased to present an all day seminar to help you the gardener create a resilient garden for all of these times. This seminar covers…

The Power of Pollinators Presentation by Dr James Coupland Carleton Place, Town Hall, Mississippi, Conservation, Habitats, Wednesday, Opportunity, Presentation, Public

The Power of Pollinators Presentation by Dr James Coupland

The Power of Pollinators Presentation by Dr James Coupland - The Power of Pollinators by Dr. James Coupland--a presentation sponsored by the Almonte and District Horticultural Society and the Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee on Wednesday May 10 at 7:00 pm upstairs at the Almonte Old Town Hall. This event is open to the general public and is free of charge. We encourage residents of Mississippi Mills Carleton Place and surrounding areas to participate in this educational…

OTTAWA 2017 EVENTS Big, bold, immersive and transformative – 2017 Signature Events will be once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you won't want to miss. 2017 Events, Canada 150, Wine Festival, Ottawa 2017, Ottawa Ontario, Traveling By Yourself, Stuff To Do, Places To Go

Canada's Garden Route--Feature

Canada's Garden Route--Feature - Canada's Garden Route Feature--2017 marks Canada's 150th Birthday. To celebrate many Canadians are taking the "Great Canadian Road Trip". If you travel to another province or stay right at home there are many spectacular gardens you can visit. Canada's Garden Route has been developed to help you find a garden wherever your travels take you. This Sidebar Feature (on your right) is a tribute to Canada's 150th birthday celebrationand a promotion ofCanada's…

Carleton Place Community Garden -  Gardening Calendar Workshop--April 8th 10-noon. Join Lanark County Master Gardener David Hinks and CBC Gardening expert Ed Lawrence for a discussion on what plants to plant and when to plant them. Also learn about plans to revitalize the Carleton Place Community Garden. Want to help? We need volunteer builders and dirt moves to get this project going.For more info email carletonplacecommunitygarden@gmail.com. Carleton Place, Gardening Calendar, How To Get, How To Plan, The Neighbourhood, Workshop, Join, David, Community

Carleton Place Community Garden

Carleton Place Community Garden - Gardening Calendar Workshop--April 8th 10-noon. Join Lanark County Master Gardener David Hinks and CBC Gardening expert Ed Lawrence for a discussion on what plants to plant and when to plant them. Also learn about plans to revitalize the Carleton Place Community Garden. Want to help? We need volunteer builders and dirt moves to get this project going.For more info email carletonplacecommunitygarden@gmail.com.