Ottawa, Ontario

Eric & Margo Garrison

Eric & Margo Garrison

We’re passionate about birds and nature. That’s why we opened a Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in our community.

Ottawa, Ontario

Blue Heron Mall,
1500 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1H 7Z1

Phone: (613) 521-7333
Fax: (613) 521-7333
Email: Send Message

Store Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Nature Happenings

• American Goldfinches finish nesting late this month.

• Flocks of nighthawks can be seen late in the month.
• Turtle eggs hatch.
• Fall warbler migration begins.
• It's a good time to plant grass seed because germination is better in the fall due to warm soil and reduced weed problems.
• Newly-planted trees over 6' should be staked to prevent top from bending in harsh winter. Pine bark mulch also helps protect roots.
• American Goldfinches finish nesting late this month.
• Mark open garden spots with rocks to help place new flowering bulbs.
• Phlox, Asters and Goldenrod begin to bloom in August and last until September.
• Most Chimney Swifts and Purple Martins are gone by end of month.
• Perseids Meteor shower is mid-month.