Rare Plants of the Endangered High Park Black Oak Savannah, A Volunteer Stewardship Program Guidebook.
A plant and habitat guide, history of High Park, account of volunteering experiences and catalog of stewardship resources all in one entertaining pocket-sized book. For more information about this Guidebook and where it can be purchased, please see this poster (pdf) or click here.
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More Gardening Resources
LEAF – Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests
Backyard Tree Planting Program offers native trees and shrubs to homeowners at a subsidized cost. Services include:
To book a consultation or to order shrubs visit yourleaf.org or call 416.413.9244.
Perennials, shrubs and trees Click on a plant then view the signs.
Why Plant in Fall? (LEAF newsletter Aug 2019)
Can-Plant native plant database Helping you find native plants that work for where you are. CanPlant is a tool that helps you to identify native plants that are appropriate for restoration, gardening, and other planting needs across Canada
Canadian Wildlife Federation
What’s a gardener to do?
Native Plant Girl (archive site)
Check the "native plant gardening & naturalization: how to's" link list at http://nativeplantgirl.blogspot.com
Evergreen - Home Greening Resources
http://ebw.evergreen.ca/ Evergreen Brickworks
Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park
Beautiful website of wildflowers found in High Park organized by colour. High Park Wildflowers
In the Zone
Carolinian Canada and WWF - Canada have created an online resource) to help people grow successful native plant gardens. Expert advice, garden tracking and a community committed to helping nature, wildlife and people thrive together.
Lorraine Johnson books on growing native plants
City of Toronto
North American Native Plant Society
www.nanps.org has information on gardening, Native Plant Database and other useful information. Their main native plant sale is at the Toronto Botanical Garden on May 5, 2018. There is a related website The Scoop that has newsletters and other local information.
NANPS Native Plant Sales 2020 have been cancelled
Society for Urban Land Care
SOUL was formed in response to the growing need for ecologically responsible land care practices. Our mission is to promote and support organic practices in our communities through education, certification and standardization.
Permaculture and Organic Gardening workshops
Garden Design Goes Native
article in The New Perennialist
There are programs offered at York, Ryerson and University of Toronto in Environmental studies.
The Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology offers courses in a LEED Gold certified facility.
Ontario Invasive Plants
David Suzuki Foundation
Grow Me Instead
GrowIt mobile app
GrowIt Plant a garden. Grow a community. GrowIt!™ lets you Garden Socially, for free. Whether you want to show off your plants, or find something that will work in your garden there's something for every type of gardener.
Gardening Myths Explored and Debunked
Visit the City ravine page for additional downloads re: Forestry Facts & Native Plant Lists, and Invasive Species Management