Return of the Native
Return of the Native grows native plants naturally, without chemicals or pesticides, so you can create flourishing ecosystems. Owner Kate Harries is a lifelong gardener, with roots in Simcoe County for 35 years. She is a member of the Midland Penetanguishene Field Naturalists Club, the North American Native Plant Society, the Ontario Invasive Plant Council and Ontario Nature.
ADDRESS: 1186 Flos Rd. 10 E., Elmvale, Ontario L0L 1P0
Open: Fridays 10 am to 7 pm or by appointment (call 705-322-2545).
Closed in August.
No shipping. Cash or cheque only.
CONSULTATION on native plantings and invasives control: Advice and suggestions for new gardeners, or for old ones working to make a more earth-friendly space. Cost: $30 for a one-hour on-site consultation, $50 an hour for further assistance. For residents of Wasaga Beach / Barrie / Midland and points in between. Mileage @ 55 cents/km to go further afield. Call 704-322-2545 to make an appointment.
ADVICE on controlling invasives.
SPEAKER on topics related to native plants, pollinators, invasive species
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From Midland: south on Cty. Rd. 93 through Waverley, west on Flos Rd. 10 E to #1186.
From Barrie: north on Hwy. 27 through Elmvale, east on Flos Rd. 10 E. to #1186