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Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

Invasive plants are defined as plants from other continents, countries or even other regions of Canada. Humans have been introducing foreign plants to new lands since the 17th century, for horticultural, agricultural or medicinal purposes. Due to a lack of natural competitors they can often propagate swiftly and compl...

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...edible and highly nutritious. When harvested in the early spring they are oh so very tender. Try them steamed stir fried or in pesto! Recipe for Nettle pesto here. Fiddleheads of the Ostrich Fern: The term -fiddlehead' refers to the new shoots of the fern, which resemble the curled head of a fiddle just as they begin...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...edible. View The EcoHome Guide to Eco-Friendly Lawn Alternatives and Ground Cover Plants Here Invasive species: Dog strangling vine is prevalent across Ontario and West Quebec © Ecohome Over the last couple of centuries, many foreign species of plants have been introduced to North American soil for medicinal,...