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New Seed Library in Orangeville

Interesting news just in! A Seed Library will be launched in Orangeville on April 27, as a pilot project by the Orangeville Sustainability Action Team (OSAT) and the Orangeville Public Library. A seed library is a place where community members can get seeds for free and is run for the public benefit. Many seed libraries are open in public libraries. The Orangeville
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Hart’s Tongue at Canada Blooms

At Canada Blooms, the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance garden by Fern Ridge Eco Landscaping contains many Hart’s Tongue Ferns, which are rare wild plants living on parts of the Niagara Escarpment. They are assessed as a species of special concern as they may become endangered. They can’t easily be transplanted but fortunately, can be
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Subscriber Benefits Spring 2017

We have some gardening goodies to give away for this spring. Subscribers to the magazine will get first chance to win one pair of the 20 tickets we have, to Canada Blooms which runs March 10 to 19. That’s 10 people who can each win a pair of tickets! Each ticket is valued at $20.
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Lee Valley Opening in Niagara Falls

This news just received: Lee Valley, a leading, proudly Canadian retailer known for unique, premium woodworking, gardening, hardware and home products announces its newest store will open in Niagara Falls in late spring. The store will be located at 6777 Morrison St. and will mark Lee Valley’s 19th Canadian location. Over nearly 40 years, Lee
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Check Out Our General Store!

We’ve just opened our online General Store with gorgeous blank notecards with photographs of real wildflowers and real gardens. Some of these lovely photographs by Mike Davis have been published in the magazine and now they’re available for your own uses, as birthday cards, anniversary cards, special-occasion cards or just to leave a thoughtful note
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Canada Blooms Tickets Awarded

Thank you to all of you for your interest in free tickets to Canada Blooms. Tickets have been awarded and winners have been notified by email. Have a good time at the show and let us know what you think. Here’s looking forward to Spring!

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Free Tickets to Canada Blooms 2016!

We are proud that Niagara Escarpment Views is again a partner sponsor of Canada Blooms. To win a pair of free tickets to the 20th anniversary of the Canada Blooms show, please leave a comment below to show that you were here, then send an email message to editor@NEViews.ca. Your tickets will be held in your
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Nothing is Easy in the Country

With the Summer print issue, I (Gloria Hildebrandt) began a column entitled “The Gift of Land,” describing the 14-acre property near the Niagara Escarpment that I inherited from my father. I’ve heard some kind comments from readers who enjoyed it, so I’m going to post a few more musings about it here, with a few
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Create Healthy Yards in Milton

Want to upgrade your yard, but don’t know where to start? Conservation Halton is offering a series of four free workshops in May to help Milton homeowners create a healthy yard and understand the impact of their yards and neighbourhoods on local water quality. Conservation Halton has assembled a team of experts who will lead
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Niagara Escarpment Views a Sponsor of Canada Blooms

We are pleased that Niagara Escarpment Views will present the award for Most Imaginative Garden at Canada Blooms this year. The Awards Night on March 19 is when  Canada Blooms and Landscape Ontario honour the talent of the Feature Garden Builders, Designers and Architects. This year Canada Blooms has more than 20 garden builders who
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