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Thank you to our supporter, the Committee for Environmental Cooperation

Shannon Dyck and I, Janet McVittie, have been very fortunate to have received financial support for renovating the Prairie Habitat Garden, over the spring, summer, fall, winter of 2016-2017. It is through their financial support (and their enthusiasm) for the … Continue reading

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Red Shale and crusher dust paths

Saturday, September 10, a group of committed Prairie Habitat Garden friends spent the day in the garden. Landscape fabric was put on the path, and three yards of red shale was moved by wheel barrow to cover the path. With … Continue reading

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Maintaining our Margins: Building the Wall

On Sunday, August 7, Josh, Sofia, Zee, Natalie worked to build the cedar wall. The cedar poles came from BC, cut to be used as utility poles. However, for some reason, they did not make the utility pole grade, so … Continue reading

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Building the Swale Day 1

  Josh is our contractor; we rented a Bobcat E-35 mini-excavator, and (after the appropriate line locates, to determine where all the many different kinds of “lines” for infrastructure were), Josh got to work, digging for the Swale. The Swale … Continue reading

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Sofia and the little birds

Janet wants the wild roses (even though they are native plants) out of the garden. They take over, crowding out many other plants, and make moving through the trees difficult, and they grow tall where we want prairie. Without grazers … Continue reading

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upcoming workshops!!

Rain Rain Come Our Way: Building a Swale Workshop Sunday, July 10 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (come and go) Includes an hour lunch break from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (lunch not provided) Location: The Prairie Habitat Garden is located … Continue reading

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