School Pollinator Garden

Hi there, I’m a primary teacher running an Ontario Eco Schools program. I’m in the process of transforming a sandbox into a small pollinator garden. I was wondering if you could help by suggesting easy growing/maintaining plants. The sandbox receives…

New Gardening Guide on Pollinator Gardens

Having available pollinators is as essential to most flowering plants as light, water and good soil. Now the Toronto Master Gardeners have published a new Gardening Guide to help you plan and maintain a garden that attracts these beneficial creatures,…

TPL: Ask an Expert Series: Pollinator Gardens

POLLINATOR GARDENS GET THE LATEST BUZZ ON CREATING A HAVEN FOR POLLINATORS: What is a pollinator garden?   Why plant one? How are plants pollinated? Who are the pollinators? Needs of a pollinator garden Characteristics of pollinator plants Details and recommendations…

Pollinator Garden: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

Most of the earth’s ecosystems, including much of our food supply, are dependent on pollinators. Embedded in the ground as they are, most flowering plants need help to reproduce. Over 80 percent of flowering plants need pollinators such as birds,…