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Happening This Weekend At Canadensis

Happening This Weekend At Canadensis

This weekend at CanadensisFriday, August 12th – 14thExperimental Farm, Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3K1A weekend of garden-themed activities presented by Canadensis including:  A Company of Fools presentation of ‘The Tempest’ Meet the Garden Installation...

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CBGS – Annual General Meeting 2022

CBGS – Annual General Meeting 2022

Canadensis Botanical Garden Society – Annual General Meeting – Thursday, June 16 @ 7 pm with Guest Speaker Albert Dumont. “South Wind” is a Poet, Storyteller, Speaker, and an Algonquin Traditional Teacher. He is also Ottawa’s Poet Laureate. About this...

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Have You Seen the Blooming Anemone Canadensis Yet?

Have You Seen the Blooming Anemone Canadensis Yet?

The Canadian Anemone is a gorgeous, spring-blooming herbaceous perennial, native to North America. It’s easily identified by an impressive cluster of upward-facing white flowers. Their bright yellow center sits on stalked, elongated branches, bending a bit too easily...

Tips to Enhance Your Stuck at Home – Life Balance (Part 2)

Tips to Enhance Your Stuck at Home – Life Balance (Part 2)

PATIENCE: Newly-installed plants need time to establish their roots, and need extra water and weeding for the first while, especially trees. If your garden disappoints this year, next year and the years after will be better as it matures.

Tips to Enhance Your Stuck at Home – Life Balance (Part 1)

Tips to Enhance Your Stuck at Home – Life Balance (Part 1)

Are you a come-by-late gardener or one who is always wanting to improve on horticultural practices or like merely reading what others are suggesting? If so, here are a few tips that can enhance your experience and stuck at home-life balance. These handy ideas come to...

Where We Are Going

Where We Are Going

“Do you know where you are going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you?”  ~Diana Ross, 1975 Seems there is a lot of angst out there. A Christmas letter that we received just a week ago ended with the following, “We begin a new decade...

Sun Shelter in the Snow

Sun Shelter in the Snow

It is almost winter now and the north is tilted away from the sun. The days are short and there is not much need for a sun shelter. Still, it stands there close to the red barn on Prince of Wales Drive. Ottawa Magazine described it as “an open and airy...

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