Gardening for Wildlife Workshop

Event Details

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When: Thursday August 10, 2017 | 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Hidden Habitat 2017 Southwood Road, Kilworthy, ON P0E 1G0
$35 per participant with all proceeds going to the Muskoka Conservancy

Grow wild and think beyond a pollinator patch or songbird garden. This workshop will take an ecosystem approach to gardening with a focus on plant selection, design techniques and maintenance must do’s (and don’ts).

The workshop will begin with a basic introduction into native plants and a tour of the Hidden Habitat gardens and meadows in the making.

In the workshop participants will:

learn about the basic necessities of wildlife, focusing on songbirds and pollinators
learn which plants are the most productive and create the most wildlife interactions
learn the do’s and don’t of how to maintain a wildlife garden
learn simple garden design principles that will ensure your garden is eye-catching all year long
leave excited about starting your own wildlife garden
shop for Muskoka grown Ontario native plants
Workshop will be held partially outdoors and hands on so please dress for the weather and for the garden. A handout will be provided but note taking and photos are welcome throughout the workshop.

To register please contact the Muskoka Conservancy at (705) 645-7393 or info @

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