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Reflections from the Fall Planting

by Richard Gauder

Last week we received the final funding from Kawartha Lakes and the Scugog Water Fund. That closes off another successful planting! We’re now planning ahead for the spring planting.  After the Christmas holidays we’ll be finalizing where we are planting. We aren’t going to be applying for any funding this time…. Read More

Thank you to all the supporters of the fall Plant A Forest planting!

by Richard Gauder

For this planting, each dollar was matched by the Scugog Water Fund. That meant the trees and shrubs we bought were a bit bigger.  It was a beautiful fall day. Pineneedle Farms delivered the stock the day before.  When we arrived Mila, owner of Lavender-Blu EcoFarm, had them laid out where they… Read More

Fundraising and Planting Update

by Richard Gauder

This Saturday Oct 26th we are planting 250 trees and shrubs at Lavender-Blu EcoFarm in Seagrave. Because of the matching funding, we’ve ordered seedlings in some varieties, but larger ones in others. Also the kind of native species, for greater biodiversity, like Witchhazel and Basswood, have been included. Fundraising for… Read More

At The End of October, we’ll Be Planting Trees!

by Richard Gauder

A brief update! We’ve been awarded a matching grant from the Scugog Water Fund! What this means is that some of the seedlings we were planning to plant will get super-sized!  Well, not huge, but just one or two years older.  So now we have a month to start raising some funds…. Read More

We have a Location for Fall!

by Richard Gauder

Plans for our fall tree planting are under way! We’ll be planting when the leaves have fallen, most likely the end of October.  We’ve selected Lavender-Blu farm for the location! The farm is farm on Simcoe Street, just south of Seagrave. The goal is to have a mix of trees… Read More