Spring has finally sprung! It’s time to think about creating habitat for bees and butterflies in your yard! We have THREE great options to help you purchase and plant native trees, shrubs and pollinator plants.
1. Oakvillegreen’s Native Tree, Shrub and Pollinator Garden Kit Sale is Back:
Help pollinators and the urban forest in Oakville by purchasing via Our Store today!
We have over 20 species of native trees and shrubs, 2 kinds of native milkweed and our Pollinator Garden Kits for sale.
Our Pollinator Garden Kits (LARGE or SMALL) are an ecologist-approved collection of Halton-native plants and shrubs that will beautify your yard and support a variety of bees, butterflies and birds!
LARGE Pollinator Garden Kits contain 3 shrubs (2-3 gal pots), 25 perennials (5″ plugs and 1 gal pots) and cover approximately 40 sq. ft. $250
SMALL Pollinator Garden Kist contain 2 shrubs (2-3 gal pots), 15 perennials (5″ plugs and 1 gal pots) and cover approximately 25 sq. ft. $150
Order by April 30th, 2018. Pick up your order on May 12th from 9am – 12noon at 1100 Cornwall Rd.
2. LEAF Native Garden Kits and Native Shrub Bundles are Available for Delivery in Oakville:
This spring, because of our partnership with LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests), Oakville residents can order LEAF’s native garden kits and shrub bundles to be delivered to their door! LEAF offers a variety of different native garden kits, including a Butterfly Kit, a Songbird Kit, a Native Bee Kit and a Shade Thriving Kit. All kits include perennials and shrubs and come in small ($145) and large ($265) sizes. LEAF also offers 5 different native shrub bundles: Edible Bundles, Native Bee Bundles, Songbird Bundles, Small Yard Bundles and Privacy Bundles. The bundles include 4 shrubs and are $100 including delivery. Visit https://www.yourleaf.org/shrubs-garden-kits-and-pawpaws to order.
3. Oakville Backyard Tree Planting Program:
You can also have native trees (and shrubs) planted in your yard for a subsidized cost through the Oakville Backyard Tree Planting Program. The service includes a yard consultation with an arborist, a 5 to 8 foot native tree, delivery and planting service. The full service costs $150-$220, or you can sign up for the Do-It-Yourself program, which costs $100-$170.
Visit LEAF to sign up for the program.