March 2024 Pruning Workshop Review

We had a lovely and lively time during the late-winter pruning workshop this past weekend. Late-winter pruning of food-bearing trees and shrubs offers the opportunity to see the shape of the tree without its structure being hidden behind a mass of leaves. At this time of year, it is expected that trees are dormant, and when dormant, they respond differently […]

Join us at the Local Flavours Holiday Market!

Join Forêt Capitale Forest at the Local Flavours Holiday Market this December 9th & 10th! Visit our booth to purchase your FCF gifts: a selection of charcuterie boards with “forest-grown” preserves from Nanabush, collectable tree cards, afforestation gift cards (for the person who has everything, give the gift of increased tree canopy in the Ottawa region), and much more! The […]

Open NCC 2023

Want a great way to close out National Forest Week? Join us on Saturday, September 23rd at our Base of Operations to see some Tiny Forest Demonstration Plots, learn about the Miyawaki Method of afforestation, and tour around the site as part of the city-wide Open NCC event. We are listed as a self-guided farm tour, but there will be […]

National Tree Day

We are happy to be participating in 2 events on this upcoming National Tree Day (Wednesday, September 20, 2023). In our role as alternate Forestry Specialist for Tree Canada for the eastern Ontario region, we are helping guide their sold-out event at Insmill Park in Kanata (see details at this link). Given that the event has sold out, and we […]

Thank you to Aviva Canada!

On June 15th, FCF hosted volunteers from Aviva Canada at our Base of Operations for a morning of tree planting and tree care activities! The event was supported by Tree Canada’s Partners in Planting program. As Tree Canada’s National Capital Region Forestry Specialist, FCF helped organize a planting day for Aviva Canada staff The day was a great success! With the help of the volunteers, we were able to make great […]