Gardening in Fall

October 28, 2019 The northern hemisphere is now tilted away from the sun during this part of Earth’s annual journey around our star. All living things are tuned in to seasonal changes. Daylength sets biological clocks. Varying periods of light triggers changes in plants and animal behaviour. We are not as tuned in as otherContinue reading “Gardening in Fall”

Every day is a learning experience . . .

October 20, 2019 by Bea Heissler In 2006, I took early retirement from a position in outdoor education to start a native plant nursery in Frankford, Ontario. For those who recognize the importance of biodiversity and wanted to turn their yards into havens for wildlife, it was hard to find plants native to this generalContinue reading “Every day is a learning experience . . .”

Lightening our footprint while striving for self sufficiency.

October 20, 2019 by Bea Heissler Welcome to my blog where I share my insights, challenges and thoughts that come to me while gardening organically on our small market gardening farm and native plant nursery.  I am continually learning and welcome the insights and comments of others as we collectively work toward a brighter future forContinue reading “Lightening our footprint while striving for self sufficiency.”