Welcome to Northwest Ontario!
Welcome to Northern Gardening and Foraging in Northwest Ontario, where the rugged wilderness meets a bountiful harvest! Are you looking to grow your garden in a challenging climate? Or are you interested in discovering the natural wonders of this untamed land? Look no further!
In this plant hardiness zone 2B to 3, gardening can be a unique and exciting challenge. But fear not! With our local knowledge and years of experience, we have cultivated a wealth of information to help you achieve a thriving garden in the heart of the great outdoors.
But gardening is just the beginning! Northwest Ontario is a treasure trove of edible and medicinal flora, not to mention an abundance of fish and wildlife. Our foraging equipment is top-notch, and we carry a range of environmentally friendly options to help you get the most out of your outdoor adventures.
Our commitment to sustainability is evident in everything we do, from our biodegradable dishes and utensils to our stainless steel straws. By working together, we can help protect this beautiful wilderness for generations.
Visit us at 21 Second Street in Nipigon and see the wonders that await you in Northwest Ontario. With our expertise and your passion, the possibilities are endless!
What grows here, special tips on gardening, square foot gardening and some of my experiments with gardening.
Wild edible and medicinal plants, berries and mushrooms grow in abundance, if you know what to look for.
Recipes and preserving
You've grown it, foraged it, now you need to preserve and prepare your bounty to extend through the winter months.
The myBackyard blog hosts numerous articles and resources for all subjects related to living here in Northwest Ontario