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Sitting here with pen and paper now, plotting out the research agenda for this year … anticipating growing results in our ongoing root trials! Last year trial: Rhus aromatica, started in a liner in 2013, field-planted in April 2014 and … Continue reading
Here is some more of our propagation manager’s work with stop motion photography. This is Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis), a plant native to eastern North America, and an increasing part of southern Ontario’s flora. The pink flowers lining the branches are a … Continue reading
It’s a beautiful time of year! There are lots of wildflowers coming out in bloom. John Verbinnen, the owner of Verbinnen’s Nursery, as an amateur photographer, enjoys recording images of these native wildflowers. Here are a few images from this … Continue reading
Alex Verbinnen, our propagation manager, has been doing some work with a time lapse camera. I thought I’d share it with you here. This is about three weeks worth of images taken during the day. There is a fair bit … Continue reading
One of the great things about working at a native plant nursery is that you get an intimate look at the flowers of some beautiful, but relatively unusual native species. And if they are growing in the greenhouse, we get … Continue reading
We wish all our customers, suppliers, and friends a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!
It’s a beautiful time of year. Frosty mornings are followed by sunny, crisp days. Colours pop out and are highlighted by ice crystals. As the trees shut down for the winter, the green pigments disappear and some of the underlying … Continue reading
It’s early October, and there are a few plants that are starting to show some colour in the nursery. Some of the late blooming perennials are still putting on a good show. The asters especially are spectacular this time of … Continue reading
If you’re looking for native perennials, ours are beginning to look great. Check out our summer special right here!