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Saskatchewan Seedy Saturdays 2016

Lisa Grilz

Blazing Star Wildflower Seed Company will be at several Seedy Saturdays and Sundays this year.  We will be selling wildflower seeds and heirloom and open pollinated vegetable seeds at the following events: Saskatoon Seedy Saturday 2016, February 27 (10:00 am to 4:00 pm) Station 20 West, 1120-20th Street West  NEW LOCATION AND EARLIER THAN USUAL Humboldt Seedy Sunday 2016, February 28 (1:00 to 8:00 pm) Community Gathering Place, 701 6 th Avenue Regina Seedy Saturday 2016, March 5, (10:00 am to 2:00 pm) St, Paul's Anglican Cathedral, 1861 McIntrye Street   NEW LOCATION Moose Jaw Sunday 2016, March 6 (10pm  to 3 pm) Timothy Eaton...


Dwarf Milkweed Plants

Lisa Grilz

Comments 1 Tags butterfly garden, milkweed

This spring we have planted Dwarf Milkweed seeds.  If all goes well we will have Milkweed plants for sale in May or early June at the River Landing Market in Saskatoon.  Milkweed is the only food source for the Monarch butterfly caterpillars. 


Saskatchewan Seedy Saturdays

Lisa Grilz

Tags Saskatchewan Native Plants, Seedy Saturday 2015

Blazing Star Wildflower Seed Company will be at several Seedy Saturdays and Sundays this year.  We will be selling wildflower seeds and heirloom and open pollinated vegetable seeds at the following events: Regina Seedy Saturday 2015,  February 28 (10 am to 2 pm) St. Mary's Anglican Church--15th & Montague Moose Jaw Seedy Sunday 2015, March 1 (1pm  to 4 pm) The Legion Hall--268 High Street West Saskatoon Seedy Saturday 2015, March 7 (10 am to 4 pm) St. Mary's Wellness and Education Centre--327 Avenue N South Yorkton Seedy Saturday 2015, March 14 (12:30 pm to 4 pm) Yorkdale Central Public School--273...


Selling Native Plants and Heirloom Vegetables at the River Landing Market, Saskatoon

Lisa Grilz

Tags Saskatchewan Native Plants

Saturdays 8 to 2 pm at the River Landing Market (outside in the tents beside the Saskatoon Farmers Market) Heirloom tomato, pepper, and melon plants in red Solo cups for $2.50 each. Peppers and tomatoes are blooming.  Tomatoes for sale include: Stupice, New Big Dwarf, Silvery Fir Tree, Siberian, Adrina, and more. Peppers on offer include: Alma Paprika, Sweet Banana, and King of the North.  Also have Cream of Saskatchewan Watermelon and Minnesota Midget muskmelon. Limited supply.  Have native Saskatchewan plants for sale including Prairie Crocus, Black eyed Susan, Gaillardia, Hyssop, Wild Bergamot, Yarrow, Yellow Evening Primrose and Wild Blue Flax.  All two year plants in Red...


Why grow wildflowers?

Lisa Grilz

If you have a smal plot of land or a corner of your lot that needs vegetation we encourage you to grow wildflowers.  Not only will you beautify your surroundings, you will also be adding to the effort to preserve these valuable resources. Western Canadian wildflowers are hardy plants which withstand the rigorous prairie climate.  Adapted to hot summers, long cold winters, and drought, they require little maintenance once established.  Prairie wildflowers may be more cost effective than other horticultural plants for landscaping. By growing native wildflowers you are conserving their aesthetic, historical and ecological valuces.  Wildflower meadows are a...

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