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HR Manager

Birds Canada HR Manager   Contract type: Permanent part-time position. (3 to 4 days / week, to be determined based…
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The Sunken Edible Garden

This summer, Filoli’s Fruitful Garden exhibit highlights the gifts of edible, medicinal, and pollinator plants with a vibrant display of…
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Summer Update: August 11

Shinrin-yoku (森林浴), which translates as “forest bathing” is a Japanese practice of taking in the verdant, natural environment through all…
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Aerial view of the Annapolis public garden

Holiday Hours

Happy Saturday, and the start of a long weekend for many! Just a reminder that the Historic Gardens is open…
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Summer Sunshine

Crape myrtle flowers remind me of happy faces or rays of sunshine. Perfectly round, with crinkled petals and a yellow…
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The Watch House Awaits

The pots are all planted and in position, their arrangements have been checked from every angle, adjusted and appraised again….
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Aerial view of the Annapolis public garden

Belliveau Apple

This was the view from the Gardens Boardwalk, overlooking Allain’s River early one morning. Early Acadians dyked these marshlands for crops…
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A Hint of Orange

If you’ve been through the Boulder Garden at all this summer then you may have noticed our California Poppies making…
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Mad About Mangave

Well not quite but have spent some time recently potting up some of the ones we have… Mangave ‘Inkblot’ We’ve…
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Wollemi Pine

We have grown the Wollemi Pine (Wollemia nobilis) in our garden for over a decade now and despite the set…
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Henry VIII

A Garden Toad’s Tale Pam MacDonald – Halton Master Gardener Henry the 8th is my resident toad. Last year Henry…
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Aerial view of the Annapolis public garden

Canada Day Hours

The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens is open from 9am-5pm on July 1. We are offering a special admission fee of…
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Cordyline Australis

 A staple “exotic” plant, and one that we use fairly sparingly in the garden. With a selection of common names…
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Pollinators at Filoli

This summer, Filoli’s Fruitful Garden exhibit highlights the gifts of edible, medicinal, and pollinator plants with a vibrant display of…
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Here Comes Summer!

The title of of this post is tongue-in-cheek given I’m sat at my desk with rain pattering on the skylight…
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A Trip to Crug Farm

Crug Farm Plants are well known for their large selection of unusual plants, and despite having been buying plants from…
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Pondlife

As I always say, I love water, I couldn’t live without it… pause for laughter…🤦 Water is a life giver;…
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