Herbal Monographs by Health Canada
I was quite surprised to find herbal monographs on Health Canada's website. Perhaps this can be added as an additional reference for our members' personal monograph lists.
Roses: Uncommon and rare species at risk
First vid 'Roses Are in Trouble'..his business is in Canada. the second entry is a Canadian company/Palatine Roses. The other video he recommends is this last link:
Happy (?) Canada 🇨🇦 Day to all Canadians
With all the turmoil & very un-Canadian type of things going on in Canada right now, I wasn't sure that I wanted to post this. I have taught our kids to be proud of our country...at least as it was. I thought it important to know both their personal cultural & their country's history. You need to know world history so you…
Kelp/Seaweed for livestock
We are considering finding some for all of our livestock. Considering that kelp has been proven to fight viruses (prevent & treat infection), I wonder if this could be a choice way to fight all the nasties that chickens can get? Some can't even be treated with meds, are extremely contagious, and become deadly quickly. I…
A bit of Canadian Weather trivia: How Low Can You Go?
Courtesy of Environment Canada: Canada’s Coldest Temperature On this day in 1947, the temperature fell to an astounding -63°C in the small village of Snag, Yukon. This was a record-low temperature for all of continental North America. There was a clear sky (except for some ice fog), and little to no wind. Another town 180…
Manitoba Historical Culture: Activities start Feb. 12, 2021 through April
Welcome to my province! Please feel free to explore what a few of our cultures have to offer. Voyageur, Fur Trade & Metis: There is a festival happening virtually right now (starting Feb. 12) from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada that celebrates the Voyageur & the Manitoba Metis People. The categories that might interest kids…
Wolf River Apple...Alaska
This is reportedly a 4"-8" apple, hardy to zone 2, flowering in May & harvested in...October! It is sweet, but can be a bit tart. It is known for 1 apple =1 pie. @vickeym are you familiar with this apple? Have you encountered it? Please tell me more if you know! My husband found it, along with a lot more hardy fruits &…