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wed03jun6:00 pm8:00 pmBackyard Birding6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Event Organized By: Carleton Place and District Horticultural Society

wed17jun7:00 pm8:30 pmAttracting and Supporting PollinatorsSpeaker:  Judith Cox7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Event Organized By: Kemptville Horticultural Society

wed17jun7:00 pmBringing nature back to the cityNick7:00 pm Event Organized By: Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society

sat20jun9:00 am11:00 pmCancelled12th Annual Ottawa Water Garden TourFeaturing 10 beautiful water gardens of various designs and sizes, including one site which will also be showcased at night.9:00 am - 11:00 pm Event Organized By: Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society



Beneficial Insects: Good Bugs To Encourage In Your Garden

Here’s the deal on Beneficial Insects (aka good garden bugs). You may think all insects are pests or bugs, but that simply is not the case. There are many beneficial insects (good bugs) that would be all too happy to help you chase true bugs out of your yard and garden if you’d just give them a chance.

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17 Top Blooming Plants For Your Butterfly Garden

Butterflies are charming and beautiful, they are also very important for the health and well-being of the world we live in. Butterflies pollinate plants, provide food for other animals and act as a connection between various aspects of the ecosystem.

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5 Easy to Grow Mosquito Repelling Plants

One of the downsides of enjoying the outdoors is dealing with mosquitoes. There are some easy-to-grow plants with mosquito repelling properties, which is a nice option before reaching for a chemical solution.

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4 Tips On Avoiding Ticks And Lyme Disease In The Garden

Lyme disease is a bacterial disease that is transmitted to people through infected tick bites, particularly from the black-legged tick. Those affected will exhibit flu-like symptoms such as spotted fever, headache, fatigue and skin rashes. Antibiotics can treat the Lyme disease easily, especially if it is caught during its initial stages.

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