Native Plant Garden Video Contest Based on the success and popularity of our 2020 native plant garden video contest, we are launching another one in 2021! Anyone (individual/institution) in North America can post a submission and the best five videos... continue reading.
Save the Dates! NANPS Spring Speaker Series 2020 – Wild Bees & Butterflies Wednesday March 4, 2020, 7- 8:30pm, Wild Bees: Beauty and Importance. Dr. Laurence Parker, Multi-faith Centre (Koffler Building) University of Toronto, Toronto Ontario. Wednesday April 15, 2020,... continue reading.
NANPS will have an information booth at the fourth annual Urban Ravine Symposium. The symposium is a full day of ravine exploration, learning and fun. NEW this year is a second day of plant-focused programming – the Urban Tree Workshop... continue reading.
The NANPS AGM & Social is fast approaching, and will be Saturday October 26th, 9:30 am to 12:00. Once again we will be at the lovely Toronto Botanical Garden, in Toronto Ontario. We hope you can join us for a... continue reading.
Join other NANPS members on Sunday, July 14, 2019 for an excursion to Zinkan Island Cove, Bruce County (near Lion’s Head) at 9:50AM Zinkan Island Cove is a 5 hectare property of the west shore of the Bruce Peninsula owned... continue reading.
Scarborough Seedy Saturday, Information Table Saturday March 30, 2019, 11am – 4pm, at the Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road South, Scarborough. https://www.facebook.com/SSSGFair/... continue reading.
Plant Faire, Saturday April 27, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. NANPS will have an information booth at the 3rd annual Plant Faire. There will be plants for sale, garden professionals and free admission! Visit the RBG website for more information.... continue reading.
NANPS will have an information table at this annual planting in Markham, ON. Visit the 10,000 Trees website for more information and to register for the event. Stonebridge Drive and Major Mackenzie Rd. E (west of McCowan Rd).... continue reading.
Canada Blooms, the country’s largest show of it’s kind is coming up Friday March 8 – Sunday March 17th. The 2019 theme is a Family Affair, and the show includes a kid friendly playzone, as well as garden displays, workshops,... continue reading.
NANPS & the Toronto Botanical Garden are proud to announce a half day seed germination workshop at the TBG with native plant expert Paul Heydon, Saturday March 2nd 2019, 9:30am – 12pm. Paul Heydon, owner of Grow Wild! Native Plant... continue reading.
Get the Jump on Spring & Seedy Saturday, Information Table Saturday February 23, 2019, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto for more info about Get the Jump on Spring & Seedy Saturday... continue reading.
NANPS will once again have an information table set up at the Guelph Organic Conference on Jan. 26 and 27, 2019. The conference takes place January 24- 27th in Guelph, Ontario. For more information on the Conference, including online registration,... continue reading.
Master Gardeners Technical Update, Information Table Date: Saturday January 12, 2019 Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E, Toronto... continue reading.
NANPS is proud to announce an evening with Lorraine Johnson, Wednesday April 17th, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:00pm at the Koffler House (Multi-Faith Centre) University of Toronto, 569 Spadina Ave. Toronto, Ontario. Lorraine will present: Unsettling the Garden: How native... continue reading.
Join NANPS on Wednesday March 13th, 2019 for an educational and enjoyable evening with Scott MacIvor, 7:00– 8:30pm, Wilson Hall, New College, University of Toronto, 40 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario.(PLEASE NOTE, this location has been updated since this event was... continue reading.
Save the date! The NANPS 2018 AGM & Social will be Saturday October 27th at the Toronto Botanical Garden (777 Lawrence Ave East Toronto Ontario). Join us to learn more about NANPS and meet other NANPS supporters & members. NANPS... continue reading.
NANPS is proud to co-host this talk by Nancy Turner, at the Toronto Botanical Garden on September 27, 2018 Nancy will present some of the most interesting wild berry species, describing their cultural significance, traditional harvesting and processing techniques, and... continue reading.
NANPS will have an information booth set up, including kid friendly activities, at the Leslieville Market in Jonathan Ashbridges Park (south of Queen St E. and west of Coxwell) Sunday September 23rd 9am – 2pm. Stop by the NANPS booth... continue reading.
NANPS is thrilled to have an information table at the upcoming Leslieville Tree Festival: a family friendly event celebrating our urban forests. The day includes displays from environmental groups and green vendors, exciting performances from local musicians and performers, a... continue reading.
Mark’s Choice Through the Garden Gate, is Toronto’s largest tour of private gardens. The self-guided tour format enables participants to discover the gardens at their own pace following a map and garden guide that contains descriptions of each featured garden.... continue reading.
Speaker Series: A Swiftly Changing Landscape with Paul LaPorte Date: Wednesday April 25, 2018, 7:30 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E, Toronto ON Admission: NANPS members $5, Non-members $10 Tickets are available online here. Register online and... continue reading.
NANPS & Toronto Botanical Garden are thrilled to bring you this visually stunning documentary, Hometown Habitat, on Saturday April 21st, 4-6pm, at the Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave East, Toronto. Featuring interviews with passionate experts and activists, and narrated... continue reading.
Speaker Series: Tracing the Roots of Native Plants with Paul LaPorte Date: Wednesday April 11, 2018, 7:30 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto Admission: NANPS Members $5, Non-members $10 Tickets are available online. Register online and... continue reading.
AGM and Social This is the perfect chance to meet with NANPS directors and other NANPS members over snacks and refreshments. A display of NANPS materials will be available as well as our financial report and info about volunteer opportunities.... continue reading.
Wild Bees Lecture, Heather Holm Wild bees live among us and contribute greatly to our lives, yet we know so little about them. Heather Holm is determined to change that. During this presentation, she will take us on a detailed... continue reading.
Bioblitz Awesome and educational! Those are the words to describe the Bioblitz in Caledon on June 10 and 11th. Thank you Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy(EBC), Richard Aaron, and to all who participated in the Blitz at the Simmons Nature Reserve. Many... continue reading.
Connecting the Diversity Dots: Gardening with Native Plants, Lorraine Johnson Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017, doors open at 6:30, lecture at 7:30 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden Lorraine Johnson Lorraine is the author of many gardening books, including the recently... continue reading.
Building Biodiversity with Native Plants, Paul Laporte Location: Fairview Public Library Date: Tuesday March 29, 2016, 7:30 pm Learn how to establish a native plant garden and habitat that supports critical food chains for birds and pollinators. Marvel at the... continue reading.
Propagating Native Plants: Getting Your Seeds to Grow, Stefan Weber February 9, 2016, Fairview Public Library Learn about tools needed for effective seed collecting and cleaning. Talk about challenges and techniques that work for propagating native plants from seed. Stefan... continue reading.
Flowers and Food: Growing Edible Native Plants, Lorraine Johnson In this illustrated talk, Lorraine Johnson will combine two timely and popular subjects—urban agriculture and native plant gardening—and inspire gardeners to grow edible native plants on their own properties. Location: North... continue reading.
NANPS is a volunteer-operated organization. Virtually everything we achieve is through the efforts of volunteers. The more assistance offered by our members, the more we can accomplish together. If you have some time to give…even just occasionally…you can help. Read More…
The 2019 – 2020 Seedex list is available for viewing at Native Plant Seed Exchange!
The NANPS Seed Exchange is open to all members across the continent and relies on your participation. If you are not yet a member, you may join online now or include your membership form with your seed request….Read More