Garden Cookies! — Green Club Montreal

Have you made “garden cookies” for your garden yet? Check out this great post from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Green Club! Did you know your garden might have a sweet tooth? We made “garden cookies,” (actually seed bombs) for our schoolyard garden! Using soil, clay, water and seeds, we used our hands to make the…

Coronation: Pollinator Garden Flourishes!

Remember in June what Coronation’s brand new Certified Wildlife Friendly Habitat pollinator garden looked like? What a difference a summer makes! The bees absolutely love the pink Cosmos, white Yarrow and those tall purple Anise Hyssop! The bees have gotten so fat from all the delicious nectar, Mr. Ryan Oxley has seen them taking naps…

Pierre de Coubertin: Flower pressing workshop

Ryan Oxley, B.A.S.E. Green Initiative Advisor Pierre de Coubertin’s Green Club took full advantage of the early fall garden bloom to collect flowers and preserve them. The Grade 5 students took only the flowers they needed while leaving the rest to return to the garden eco-system. First, the students cut and placed their flowers facedown…

Gerald McShane: Guerilla Gardening 101

The Gerald McShane Green Club learned about Guerrilla Gardening this week. They took home their handmade “seed bombs”, which they will throw into in any urban space in need of greening. Wherever they’re planted, wildflowers will grow! You can make your own seed bombs at home by following these simple steps: 1 part clay 1 part…