Happy Canada Day!


Thank you for joining us at the Canada Day Parade in Glen Williams and helping “Bee the Change” by wanting to plant your seeds.

To plant the Morning Glory Seeds you received, follow the steps below to make sure your seeds will grow!

Fun Facts about Morning Glory:

  • Morning Glory is an annual plant but can be reseeded every year.

  • The flower’s colour can vary from white, red, blue, yellow and purple. The flowers can change colour through out the day depending on the sun’s position.

  • The flower size can range from 4-8” in diameter and are funnel shaped. Typically, Morning Glory flowers from July-August.

  • This plant grows up to 2 ½ feet high.

  • BioDiversity: Morning Glory can attract a variety of pollinators such a bees, moths, hummingbirds, and other insects.

How to plant Morning Glory Seeds Step-by-Step:

  1. Your seeds need to be stratified before planting. Place your seeds on a wet paper towel for 24 hours.

  2. Once your seeds have been stratified, plant the seeds ¼” deep. Seeds should be spaced at 12-18” apart.

    Morning Glory prefers Full Sun and well-drained soil that is not nitrogen rich. However, dry soils are tolerated. 

  3. Once you plant the seeds water the soil to ensure that the seeds will get enough water to grow.

  4. Since this plant is a climbing plant, make sure that the vines will be supported when it begins to climb.

A trellis can be used to support climbing plants like Morning Glory. 

Caution!

  • Morning Glory Seeds are known to be poisonous. The toxicity of the seeds are very low and can only harm someone when consumed in great quantities. The seeds’ effects can range from diarrhea to hallucinations. Please do not consume the seeds.

Thank you for helping pollinators good luck planting!

If you are interested in conserving BioDiversity and learning more, please contact us at info@POWERHalton.ca. 

 

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