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Nature Mom: Camping Cure-all

Nature Mom: Camping Cure-all

Marley and Indie go for a paddle A neighbour who has little kids told me about their family vacation to a cabin in the country. She was shocked when her hardy, active kids complained and...

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The Days of Our Hives: Expecting Royalty

The Days of Our Hives: Expecting Royalty

Several queens developing in peanut-shaped cells While royal births are rather common fare in the bee yard, to those of us that follow the dramatic highs and lows of the TBG bees’ social lives,...

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New Eco-Product: JewellWater will extend the life of your flowers

New Eco-Product: JewellWater will extend the life of your flowers

Grow healthier plants and extend the life of your flowers! JewellWater uses energized quartz crystals to align water molecules. What does that mean? The water takes on a new energy state from the...

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Nature Mom: Leaving the Stuff Behind

Nature Mom: Leaving the Stuff Behind

Every year on the Canada Day weekend, my family of five gets together with my extended family at our cottage on Georgian Bay. Seven cousins, all 7-years-old or younger, and eight adults pile in....

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$60 Rain barrels: Back by popular demand!!!

$60 Rain barrels: Back by popular demand!!!

Gardeners know that every drop of water is precious in the garden. Rainwater is ideal for gardens as it does not contain chlorine or fluoride found in tap water. The Toronto Botanical Garden is...

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Garden Shop: Let It Rain

Garden Shop: Let It Rain

Garden Shop is delighted to carry these eye-catching folding umbrellas inspired by nature. Created by Galleria Enterprises, Inc., each umbrella boldly displays an aspect of the natural world. From...

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Woman to Woman: THANK YOU!!

Woman to Woman: THANK YOU!!

On Thursday, May 30, 2013, our signature event, Woman to Woman celebrated its third year at the TBG. Mothers, daughters, sisters and friends all enjoying a fabulous afternoon of fun, feasting,...

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Bulb of the Month: <i>Corydalis Solida</i>

Bulb of the Month: Corydalis Solida

Their species name alone is comforting. Which would lead one to think that these little bulbs would be commonly admired and grown but sadly, they’re not. I know I sound like a broken record when I...

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The Days of Our Hives: Early Summer Swarms

The Days of Our Hives: Early Summer Swarms

One of the most common questions I hear when I speak about TBG’s bees is, “Do they swarm you?” Of course bees do swarm occasionally, though never at anyone (this is not a defensive behaviour,...

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Saturdays at the St. Lawrence Market

Saturdays at the St. Lawrence Market

Join us downtown at St. Lawrence Market on Saturdays throughout the summer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as we take our educational programs 'on the road'. Look for our booth on Market Lane near the...

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