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Current Opportunities

 

Hello volunteers!

The community wildflower garden at Hawk Cliff Woods is planted with all native perennial plants that are beautiful and hardy choices for landscaping. The garden will serve as a demonstration site for native plant gardening as well as a source of seeds for interested community members who want to grow native plants for their own gardens.

This spring we have big plans for the garden including accessibility upgrades, adding informational signage, and holding gardening events and workshops. Stay tuned for more info on these developments!

Why native plants?

Native plants provide food and habitat for birds, insects, and other creatures while requiring less care in terms of watering, pesticides, and fertilizers, than exotic landscaping plants. Its a win-win for nature and gardeners alike.

How can you help?

We're hoping you can help out and make the garden look its best this year. We have scheduled a few workdays to clean up, weed, re-mulch, and replant (where needed) in the garden. 

When: Any time between 10am and 2pm on the following dates:

Monday, April 22nd

Friday, May 3rd

Tuesday, May 21st

Wednesday, June 5th

Where: Hawk Cliff Woods, Hawk Cliff Road, Union, ON N0L 2L0

It may be possible to meet us at our office in London and carpool - please contact us to make arrangements.

RSVP: Please RSVP to Rebecca at rebecca.launchbury@ttlt.ca or 519-858-3442.

All events are weather dependent so please RSVP if you plan to come. In the case of cancellations, we will send out an email the day before the event, to everyone who is registered.

What to bring: Be sure to bring your lunch, snacks, and water, as well as sunscreen, hat, and bug spray. We will provide work gloves, knee pads, and gardening tools (but feel free to bring to your own if you prefer).

Thanks and hope you can join us!