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New Native Plant Garden at the Nanaimo Airport

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New Native Plant Garden at the Nanaimo Airport

Written December 9th, 2021

By: Kristen Miskelly, Satinflower Nurseries

We recently partnered with our friends at Pollinator Partnership Canada to plant a native plant garden at the Nanaimo Airport. Look out for this new garden outside the main doors of the airport. You'll find native plants like Red Elderberry, Saskatoon, Common Snowberry, Black Hawthorn and wildflowers like Junegrass, Great Camas, Large-leaved Lupine, Field Chickweed and many more!  Way to go Nanaimo Airport for "getting on board" with native plants! 

Volunteers planting out the Yarrow, Sea Thrift, Nodding Onion, and others.

Check out the vigorous roots on this Red Elderberry! 

Dr. Lora Morandin finding another use for the airport carts! You can also see her planting a snowberry in the feature photo. Lora is the research director for Pollinator Partnership Canada.

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