Category: Living City


Les Amis des Parcs – Venez célébrer la culture francophone dans les parcs d’Ottawa

Les communautés francophones sont très présentes en Ontario. Après le Québec, il s’agit de la 2nde province comptant le nombre le plus élevé de résidents pratiquant le français à la maison. En effet, les francophones représentent environ 4% de la…

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ACTION ALERT: We need green infrastructure now

It’s clear Ottawa’s climate is changing, but what can we do about it? Ottawa needs to adapt and prioritize solutions that integrate living and built systems designed to slow down, soak up and filter rainwater.

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Tree Ottawa’s Vision

Tree Ottawa is a community-centred initiative for the Nation’s Capital to dramatically increase the scale and ecological diversity of the urban and rural tree canopy in Ottawa. Tree Ottawa is building a greener community by engaging residents, private companies and public…

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City of Ottawa Tree Planting Programs

Ecology Ottawa welcomes the City of Ottawa as a Founding Partner in the Tree Ottawa initiative. Our goal of 1 million trees would not be attainable without the great work that the City is already doing. The City of Ottawa…

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Tree Nursery

OTTAWA REGION NURSERIES   Artistic Landscape Design 2079 Bank Pl, Ottawa 613-733-8220 http://www.artisticlandscape.on.ca Carleton Place Nursery Ltd County Rd. 29, Mississippi Mills 613-257-8175 http://www.carletonplacenursery.com Ferguson Forest Centre 275 County Rd. 44, RR#4, Kemptville 613-258-0110 http://www.seedlingnursery.com/ ed@seedlingnursery.com Greenlife Ottawa Wholesale Nursery…

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Planting a Caliper Tree

Tips for Planting an Older, Large-caliper Tree “Caliper trees” are older and larger (typically they have a stem diameter of 2-inches or more when measured 6-inches above the soil level) than saplings, and require extra care when planting. Caliper trees…

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Planting a Sapling

Tips for Planting a Small, Young Sapling When planting a tree, choosing a small, young sapling is generally your best bet.  These young trees are able to withstand the shock of being transplanted much better than an older, large-caliper tree. Although the…

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DIY Tree Transplant

Tips on Transplanting Your Tree The main thing to keep in mind is root care. The beautiful canopy we all want depends on a healthy functional root system. So when digging up a tree to be transplanted, take as much of the…

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Planting a Tree: Before You Begin

Planting a tree is not difficult. However, there are a few factors to consider before you plant: The Tree The tree you choose to plant should depend to some extent on the constraints of the space you have for planting – and vice versa….

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Orphan Tree Program: Drop off and Pick Up

Tree Ottawa is officially launching our Orphan Tree Program! Do you have any unwanted orphan trees? Do you want to adopt any donated trees? If you answered yes, our new Orphan Tree Program is perfect for you! This program allows…

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