Parkdale Arboretum Creatures

Our garden photo competition is over but here are a few more tiny creature photos taken by Marie Xue Larochelle from Vert Cite, one of B.A.S.E. Daycare’s partners in establishing schoolyard gardens. These photos were taken in Parkdale Elementary’s arboretum. Can you identify what these creatures are? Let us know in the comments!

Green Club Photo Competition

Over the summer months, community volunteers helped to maintain the wonderful B.A.S.E. Daycare gardens and enjoyed harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables. While helping, we encouraged the participating families to capture their moments in the garden, especially of any tiny visitors they encountered. Here is the best shot from the lot so far, sent in by…

General Vanier: Pollinator Hotels

Grade 4-5-6 students from General Vanier Elementary School discovered the importance of pollinators and the magic of the honeybee! It turns out that not all bugs are pests, and that some insects are essential in order for our gardens and urban ecosystems to thrive. Even scary bugs like spiders eat other pests, and others, like…