We hand collect and grow all our Ontario Native plants, strictly from seeds we collect. Our passion is to increase the biodiversity of the southern Ontario landscape by offering local, native stock. We are also beekeepers and sell both liquid and creamed fresh Ontario Honey. Furthermore, we sell a variety of handcrafted soap, lip balm, and related personal care products.
We have added 100% Canadian beeswax candles to our marketplace. To celebrate the launching of these new products, we have decided to offer some fun Black Friday specials. Illuminations – Taper Mix and match any 2 pairs of taper candles, any color. Illuminations – Pillar Mix and match any 2 pairs of pillar candles, any Read More
The wildflowers and larval plants are looking good for our upcoming butterfly festival. We have set the date for August 8, with a plant sale from August 1-9. If you wish to preorder and pickup on a requested date, that is fine. Some plants to look forward to are sullivants milkweed, swamp milkweed, showy milkweed, Read More
During the many cold and, sometimes, snowy spring days we started compiling a wildflower database. These are wildflowers, native to Ontario, that we grow and will be growing. This is not the usual listing. We have targeted these plants because of their great capacity for nectar production or they serve an important niche. To see Read More
An approach to a new normal? We are not at the point where customers can roam through our daily work space and greenhouse. However, we have the next best thing. We brought our work space to you on these rolling racks. Of course, our full inventory is online on our bee sweet website.
Milkweeds are definitely under rated plants and, unfortunately, only associated with Monarch butterflies. This is a good starting point but not the full story of milkweeds. Even the name is interesting. The Genus name honors the Greek god, Asklepios, the god of medicine. There are 100 species throughout the world and Canada has 13 native Read More