|Propagation and sale of boreal wetland and aquatic plants for ponds and water gardens|
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Boreal Aquatics is a Saskatoon based company that specializes in the propagation and sale of zone 0-3 boreal wetland and aquatic plants. The proprietors are Sylvan Katz and Jennifer Osachoff. Their interest in ponds and water gardens began when they lived in the UK and carried on upon their return to Saskatchewan. Jennifer is a certified Master Gardener with a background in healthcare. She received the University of Saskatchewan Master Gardener of the year for 2010. Sylvan is a research scientist with a background in biology, physics and computer science.
Small numbers of stock plants are collected from Saskatchewan's boreal parkland and forest area. They are propagated in tanks and artificial bogs to test their suitability for use in domestic ponds and water gardens.
Vigourous parent plants are identified and propagated for sale. A variety of overwintering techniques are tested on each plant type. For some plants seed viability is checked when appropriate.
Wetland and Aquatic Plant Information
The navigation menu on the left hand side of the page contains a drop down section titled Plant Information under which is listed a variety of boreal wetland and aquatic plants. When you click on a plant name a new window will open containing a one page PDF document with general information about the plant and how to care for it. Links to reference sources specific to the plant are embedded in the PDF document. You can save this document or print it for later reference.
Also located in the navigation menu is a drop down section titled Reference Information under which is listed a variety of authorative reference sources which may be useful for locating additional information.
If you have questions about the availability of plants, wish to place a special order or are searching for information about boreal wetland and aquactic plants you can contact us by email at (320) 229-7710 or call (306) 934-4638.
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