Resources for Gardeners

Prairie Smoke
Prairie Smoke
Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum) is a spring blooming plant most often found in dry rock crevices or dry, rocky soils.  In our area it is found on alvars or limestone pavements.  The pinkish-red flowers are attractive but the grey-pink seed heads are
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Check the following resources for starting your own plants, caring for specialty plants or designing your own native plant project


FERNS
How to propagate your own from spores





ARISAEMA (Jack-in-the-pulpit, Cobra Lilies)
Care and propagation







PLANTING A MEADOW/PRAIRIE GARDEN

http://www.csu.edu/cerc/researchreports/documents/PlantingTheSeedGuideEstablishingPrairieMeadowCommunities2004.pdf
 
  • Excellent source for planting techniques as well as for plant choices suited to your location
  • Preparing a site for seeding
  • Be sure to look at the information in Appendix A
  •   Another site dedicated to prairie restoration and cultivation in Ontario.

 

 

USEFUL LINKS

  • Plant Identification
  • Places of note to visit in Eastern Ontario
  • Organizations and Societies
  • References
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BOOKS ABOUT NATIVE PLANTS

See our reviews and recommendations





GROWING NATIVE WOODLAND FLOWERS FROM SEED





GROWING NATIVE MEADOW/PRAIRIE FLOWERS and GRASSES FROM SEED