Calgary and Area Native Plant Nurseries:
Bow Point Nursery, Springbank, 403-686-4434, www.bowpointnursery.com, for native trees and shrubs, and low-maintenance grass seed. Also for Sheep’s Fescue grass seed, compost, wood chip mulch, wooden rounds.
ALCLA Native Plant Restoration, 3208 Bearspaw Drive, NW, Calgary, AB,
403-282-6516, www.alclanativeplants.com for native perennial flowers and native grass seed mixes.
Wild About Flowers, Turner Valley, 403-933-3903, www.wildaboutflowers.ca for native perennial flowers and native grass mixes.
Sheep’s Fescue Grass Seed:
Available in Calgary from Bow Point Nursery (see above). Also from Evergro, 1557 Hastings Cres. SE, 403-287-3988. Note: Eco-yards does not sell grass seed.
United States – Mail Order Native Plants:
Blazing Star Nursery, 815-338-4716, Chicago area, www.blazing-star.com. Provides mail order seeds and plugs of native plants. Also provides education and restoration consulting.
Permaculture Resources in Calgary:
Verge Permaculture – www.vergepermaculture.ca for classes and consulting.
Calgary Permaculture Guild – www.permaculturecalgary.org
Power Lawn Mowing and Services in Calgary:
Excelsior Enterprises Tel: 403-295-1942
Compost Tea Bucket Brewer Instructions:
Google compost tea bucket brewer instructions and you should be able to find Bruce Lee Deuley’s instructions (at www.wormtec.com.au) and also Mary J. Tyne’s ebook available at www.booklocker.com. I used a combination of both their methods to build my small compost tea brewer.
Information on Phasing out Pesticide Bylaws:
This site also has lots of good information on the health effects of pesticides, including links to medical studies, and explanations of why federal regulations don’t protect us.
Calgary Worm Composting Supplies
Calgary Rain Barrel Supplies:
For re-used oak and plastic rain barrels and supplies: Green Calgary Eco-store,www.greencalgary.org, 301 14th St NW, Calgary, 403-230-1443 ext. 222
For new plastic rain barrels and supplies: Garden Retreat Centre, 6510 1A Street SW, Calgary , 403-255-7097 and Plantation Garden Centre, 2408 4 St. NW, Calgary 403-277-4769
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