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Why does my seed order seem so much smaller than I expected?

Why does my seed order seem so much smaller than I expected?

Don’t panic. The thing that surprises people the most about our seed packs and blends is the actual volume of seed in the envelope. Seed size is ex...
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Planting from Pots Instructions

Planting from Pots Instructions

Planting from Pots Instructions Careful and correct planting techniques are critical to the survival of young potted plants from our nursery. Consu...
Sowing Your Seed: Seeding Instructions

Sowing Your Seed: Seeding Instructions

Consult our handout below for information about growing native plants from seed. Download PDF: Seeding Instructions
Designing and Planting Hedgerows

Designing and Planting Hedgerows

Satinflower Nurseries, Pollinator Partnership Canada, and Habitat Acquisition Trust have been working together to create this How-to Guide on Desig...
Selecting Plants for Pollinators

Selecting Plants for Pollinators

These ecoregional guides help land owners and land managers select plants for pollinators specific to their region. Saanich Native Plants had the h...
Inviting Pollinators to Your Garden

Inviting Pollinators to Your Garden

Above is a photo of a Hover Fly on Woolly Sunflower (Eriophyllum lanatum). For information about plants that will attract a variety of pollinators ...
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Did you know that Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) is one of the most butterfly-friendly plants of our region. The five butterflies above all lay eg...
Workshop: Gardening for Garry Oak Ecosystems

Workshop: Gardening for Garry Oak Ecosystems

with Kristen Miskelly Hosted By: Victoria Compost Education Centre  Date: Wednesday, March 17th, 2021; 7pm-8pm Location: Compost Education Centre...
Somenos Marsh OpenAir Classroom

Somenos Marsh OpenAir Classroom

We’re very pleased with some of the results so far at the OpenAir Classroom at Somenos Marsh Conservation Area. This work was lead by Elizabeth Aitken of the Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society. The role of Saanich Native Plants was to develop a restoration plan for the site and prescribe and provide native plants and seeds.