Pascal Yan

Pascal is a tree planter and naturalist from Quebec, Canada. His fascination for nature fuels much of his writing.

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Cow Manure vs. Sheep Manure: Differences, Uses & Gardening Tips

Every year, before the tree planting season kicks off, I work as a horticulturist at a garden center in Montreal. At this point of the year (late April to May), the plants have barely come...

How to Identify & Propagate Rock Harlequin (Corydalis sempervirens)

A field guide on how to identify & propagate Rock Harlequin (Corydalis sempervirens). Learn how to grow the seeds and take stem cuttings.

How to Identify & Propagate Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)

A field guide on how to identify & propagate fireweed epibolium angustifolium. Learn how to grow the seeds and take stem cuttings.

How to Identify & Propagate Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium reginae)

A field guide on how to identify & propagate Lady's Slippers (Cypripedium reginae). Learn how to grow the seeds and take stem cuttings.

Boreal Forest Insects: The Boreal Encyclopedia

The world of boreal forest insects still holds many secrets. It's a subject where even amateurs can still make discoveries. Today, an estimated 32,000 species of insects are found in this biome, with many still...

How to Identify & Propagate Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)

A field guide on how to identify and propagate Common Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia), a zone 2 perennial shrub native to North America. Hardiness Zone: 2-9 Soil Type: Acidic, Nutrient Poor Sand, or Medium Loam. Water: High. (Only use Rainwater, Distilled Water...

How to Identify & Propagate Red Lobelia (Lobelia cardinalis)

A field guide on how to identify and propagate Red Lobelia (Lobelia cardinalis), a zone 2 perennial shrub native to North America. Hardiness Zone: 2-9 Soil Type: Well-drained Loam. Water: High. Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade. How to Identify...

How to Identify & Propagate Helenium (Helenium autumnale)

A Plants nursery guide on how to propagate helenium (Helenium autumnal) by taking cuttings, dividing, or germinating from seed.

How to Identify & Propagate White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

A field guide on how to identify and propagate White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima), a zone 2 perennial shrub native to North America. Hardiness Zone: 2-8 Soil Type: Well-drained Chalk, Clay, or Loam. Water: Low to Normal. Exposure: Partial Sun. How...

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Cow Manure vs. Sheep Manure: Differences, Uses & Gardening Tips

Every year, before the tree planting season kicks off, I work as a horticulturist at a garden center in Montreal. At this point of...

How to Identify & Propagate Rock Harlequin (Corydalis sempervirens)

A field guide on how to identify & propagate Rock Harlequin (Corydalis sempervirens). Learn how to grow the seeds and take stem cuttings.

How to Identify & Propagate Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)

A field guide on how to identify & propagate fireweed epibolium angustifolium. Learn how to grow the seeds and take stem cuttings.

How to Identify & Propagate Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium reginae)

A field guide on how to identify & propagate Lady's Slippers (Cypripedium reginae). Learn how to grow the seeds and take stem cuttings.

Boreal Forest Insects: The Boreal Encyclopedia

The world of boreal forest insects still holds many secrets. It's a subject where even amateurs can still make discoveries. Today, an estimated 32,000...