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Growing Native Plants from Seed in the Winter

Growing Native Plants from Seed in the Winter

December 21st, 2023 The seeds of butterfly milkweed require at least 30 days of cold stratification to germinate. Seeds can be harvested when the pods begin to split open. (Photo: Hayley Goodchild / GreenUP) By: Hayley Goodchild Growing native plants from seed is a...

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Water Conservation Champions

Water Conservation Champions

December 14th, 2023 Peterborough resident Ellie Dustler stands behind a rain barrel acquired from the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre. A rain barrel acts as an all-season water conservation tool. By collecting rain water, residents can save money, improve how indoor...

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