5th Annual Seed Swap

This takes place on the same night as our regular monthly meeting in February with the seed swap tables “open for business” before the meeting, during the break, and after the meeting if necessary. If you have spare seeds to swap, please bring them in small labelled envelopes or other small containers. You don’t have…

Growing More Butterflies

Butterflies come from caterpillars and caterpillars can only eat very specific plants. To attract adult butterflies, a garden needs to have good nectar-producing plants to feed the adults and, just as importantly, the specific native host plants for the next generation. We will look at some of the diverse species of Milkweeds that attract Monarch…

Botanicals & Drinks

Whether your drink of choice is beer, wine, cocktails, coffee, or tea, plants make up many of the beverages we enjoy every day, and the natural history of these important plant species is deeply intertwined with the cultural history of these drinks. Join Canadian Museum of Nature botanist Paul Sokoloff in exploring the botany behind…