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The Weekly with Daly: Pollinator Steward Certification

The Weekly with Daly: Pollinator Steward Certification

The Weekly with Daly is a regular column about the musings of the nursery and nature written by our in-house wildlife observer and passionate conse...
  • Satinflower Nurseries
Webinar: Converting Lawn to Native Plant Meadow

Webinar: Converting Lawn to Native Plant Meadow

On Sept 27 2021 at 6:30pm Webinar: Converting Lawn to Native Plant Meadow Learn how to convert a conventional lawn to a native plant meadow with biologist Kristen Miskelly, owner of Satinflower Nurseries. Native plant meadows are low maintenance alternatives to conventional lawn that save water, do not require fertilizer or pesticides and create habitat for local bugs, birds and pollinators. This webinar will guide participants through developing a site plan, site preparation, planning materials, choosing site appropriate plants and maintenance. 
Dominique's Staff Picks!

Dominique's Staff Picks!

Red Elderberry ȾIWEKIȽĆ O,MET SEN HIU ET ȾIWEKIȽĆ ȻIL E TŦE ŦÁŦKI ET SPÁKEṈ E TŦE ĆENŦEḴI ȽḴÁLJ. ÍY SIȽENS E TŦE ȾÁȾEW̱EṈ I NEȻIM SEȽTEṈEN. T...
  • Satinflower Nurseries
The Weekly with Daly: Monoecious vs. Dioecious Plants

The Weekly with Daly: Monoecious vs. Dioecious Plants

This week I will delve into the topic of plant reproduction by explaining the difference between monoecious and dioecious plants. While this may sound dull at first, it pays to know the difference if you are interested in plant propagation or growing plants for their edible seeds or fruits.
The Weekly with Daly: Cedar Waxwings

The Weekly with Daly: Cedar Waxwings

The Weekly with Daly is a regular column about the musings of the nursery written by our in-house wildlife observer and passionate conservationist...
End of Summer Sale!

End of Summer Sale!

NATIVE PLANT SALE | August 21 to 28, 2021 We are hosting our end of summer stock sale for one week only! 25% OFF every potted plants in stock, in-s...
  • Satinflower Nurseries
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Introducing: Satinflower Nurseries

Introducing: Satinflower Nurseries

Hello everyone!  We are excited to share a new chapter in our journey as a growing business. We're pleased to announce that we have changed our n...
  • Satinflower Nurseries
The Weekly with Daly: Leafcutter Bees

The Weekly with Daly: Leafcutter Bees

Julia provides insight about leafcutter bees she observed in her planter container garden with native plants. The Weekly with Daly is a regular column about the musings of the nursery by our in-house wildlife observer and passionate conservationist, Julia Daly.
Nature Nibbles with Siena

Nature Nibbles with Siena

A recipe by home cook and nursery worker Siena provides a unique take on cooking with Stinging Nettle in this savoury dish.
Restoring Butterfly Habitat on Hornby Island

Restoring Butterfly Habitat on Hornby Island

Since 2015, Saanich Native Plants has been working with the BC Ministry of Environment, BC Parks, and the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team to help restore rare coastal meadow habitat in Helliwell Provincial Park, Hornby Island.
  • Satinflower Nurseries
  • Tags: butterfly
Lochside Pollinator Meadow

Lochside Pollinator Meadow

Saanich Native Plants has partnered with Peninsula Streams Society and Pollinator Partnership Canada to restore a half-acre Garry oak meadow along ...
  • Paige Erickson-McGee