Durham Master Gardeners

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Guide to Native Plant Nurseries & Seed Suppliers

Credit Valley Conservation encourages landowners and residents to plant native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses. Native plants are beautiful and can be used in all landscapes and gardens, from restoring a forest to creating a prairie or meadow, to planting flower beds, or selecting a tree for your front yard. Native plants are adapted to local conditions and are an integral part of a healthy, natural environment. Use this list to find a native plant nursery near you!

CVC Native Plant Nurseries

The Living Soil Fact Sheet

by Ingrid Janssen

Soil is one of the most important resources we have on our planet and yet few people understand what soil is. See the .pdf for the complete article:

The Living Soil Fact Sheet

Veggie Gardening for Beginners: Advice

Vegetable gardening is a great place to start for new gardeners getting their hands dirty for the first time. Many common vegetables are easy to grow and the reward is fresh, home-grown produce for the family.

Ingrid Janssen is the coordinator of the Durham Master Gardeners and Karen Sciuk is a past coordinator for the organization and the manager of trees, shrubs and perennials at Kingsway Greenhouse in Oshawa. The two women recently met with me at Kingsway to offer advice for budding veggie gardeners.

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