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Welcome to our Pollinator Garden Resources page! Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just starting out, our collection of resources can help you transform your garden into a thriving space for native pollinators.
At the moment, we've compiled information about how to create your own pollinator garden, native wildflower suppliers, local horticultural groups, and broader pollinator initiatives, but if there are any resources you'd like to see here, please let us know.
How to plant a pollinator garden
Below is a step-by-step guide on planting a pollinator garden. Feel free to download a copy here!
Native Pollinator Species Suppliers
Below is a list of suppliers who offer a substantial stock of native pollinator plants. If you know of a supplier who should be on this list, please let us know!
Ottawa Horticultural Groups
Below is a list of horticultural groups local to the Ottawa region. These groups can help you create your own pollinator garden by offering guidance on plant selection and garden design, and by fostering a sense of community by connecting garden enthusiasts and providing a knowledge-sharing platform and support. If you know of a horticultural group who should be on this list, please let us know!
- Gloucester Horticultural Society
- Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society
- Kanata-March Horticultural Society
- Manotick Horticultural Society
- Nepean Horticultural Society
- Ottawa Horticultural Society
- Ottawa Valley Rock Garden and Horticultural Society
- Stittsville Goulbourn Horticultural Society
- West Carleton Garden Club and Horticultural Society
Pollinator Garden Initiatives
Below is a list of national, provincial, and local initiatives on pollinator gardens and supporting pollinator species. If you know of an initiative that should be on this list, please let us know!