Minimalist Gardening

Minimalist gardening involves a restricted palette of hard landscaping materials, plants, and colours, combined with a design of bold, simple lines. If you want to give your garden a simple, clean, and uncluttered appearance, then a minimalist garden might suit you the best. Begin by establishing clear boundaries to give your space an organized structure. … More Minimalist Gardening

Gardening for Wildlife

Help welcome pollinators and other wildlife into your garden and support them with a needed habitat. These animals play a critical role in our own survival, from pollinators that help provide fruits and vegetables to cavity-nesting birds that help keep mice and insects under control. Your design can be simple and suited to your lifestyle, … More Gardening for Wildlife

Become a Heritage Gardener – help us work towards our mission of community spirit in full bloom!

The Heritage Gardeners Program centres on horticultural education and supports the environment. Heritage Gardeners are a group of friendly volunteers always looking to share their passion for their community with others. Volunteers have their own motivation for joining which include: socializing with friends, learning about gardening, meeting new people, or staying active. No gardening experience … More Become a Heritage Gardener – help us work towards our mission of community spirit in full bloom!

Balcony Gardening

Balcony gardening is perfect for those living in a condo or apartment. Before you start, check your building regulations. Determine the area of your balcony, the space being used for outdoor furniture, and the area you want to use for your garden. Check the amount of light and wind your balcony is exposed to. Protect … More Balcony Gardening

March 2021 Virtual Education Package

The North Bay Heritage Gardeners’ education platform was redesigned since in-person sessions are not possible due to COVID-19. Master Gardener Lynn Farintosh and NBHG Executive Director Jade Scognamillo designed a monthly education resource that can be shared with volunteers and the public. Each month, three topics will be explored, accompanied by articles, videos, online resources, … More March 2021 Virtual Education Package