January 2021 Virtual Education Package

The North Bay Heritage Gardeners’ education platform was redesigned since in person sessions are not possible due to COVID-19. Lynn Farintosh, Master Gardener and Jade Scognamillo, NBHG Executive Director 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 … More January 2021 Virtual Education Package

Winter Garden Design

When designing your winter garden, choose elements that create winter interest. Select plants that exhibit interesting structural characteristics. Add movement and texture by leaving dried forms of perennials or ornamental grasses overwinter. Attract birds by leaving seed heads of perennials such as purple coneflower, sunflowers, and sedum. Most of your winter garden’s vibrant colours come … More Winter Garden Design

Forcing Bulbs Indoors

When selecting bulbs for forcing, try choosing larger bulbs as they provide the best indoor blooms. Preferred hardy bulbs include crocuses, grape hyacinths, hyacinths, and snowdrops. Tender bulbs include amaryllis and paper white narcissus. There are two types of bulbs for indoor growing: those you need to chill and those you do not. Bulbs that … More Forcing Bulbs Indoors

Greener Than Grass Tour Video

November 12, 2020 – The North Bay Heritage Gardeners hosted an outdoor education night on Sept. 16 and Sept. 17 2020 to advance the benefits of reducing or eliminating grass lawns. The education session was filmed by Canadore students as a school project. Here is the link to the video they created: https://livestream.com/accounts/12683091/events/8055009/videos/212863807 The video … More Greener Than Grass Tour Video

North Bay Canada Place

NORTH BAY CANADA PLACE A New Waterfront Gathering Place North Bay’s waterfront will have an added feature come spring – a new walkway, seating area and gardens to recognize diversity and inclusion, a project spearheaded by the North Bay Heritage Gardeners. The City of North Bay began construction of the accessible walkway late summer and is … More North Bay Canada Place

Education Night

North Bay Heritage Gardeners Education Night – Creating a Dementia Friendly Environment Thursday March 26, 2020 from 7 PM to 8 PM Location: North Bay Museum 100 Ferguson St. North Bay Join Heritage Gardener volunteers for a free evening of education! On Thursday, March 26, from 7 PM to 8 PM, the North Bay Heritage … More Education Night