TOURS


Parkdale Horticultural Society

Doors Open

Academic Orientation

WORKING ON PHASE 2


Phase 2 wiring

Leveling pyronometers

Biomass documentation

IN THE LAB


Separating thermocouple wires

Insect identification

GRIT team hard at work

PHASE 2 INSTALLATION


Site for solar panels to be installed

Frame installation

Panels being mounted to frame

Bioroof modules clipped into place

Spreading seed

Construction complete

FIELD TRIP! (NATIVE CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES OF TORONTO)


GRIT Lab @ NCFST

GRIT Lab @ NCFST

GRIT Lab @ NCFST
FAUNA ON THE ROOF

A goose in bed 11W

Goslings on the roof

Bee enjoying our lab’s sedum

Ladybug on twigs

Butterfly on clover

Spittlebug on yarrow

Insect on black-eyed susan

Insect on sedum flower

Bee on virginia creeper
FIELD TRIP! (CONNON NURSERIES NVK)

GRIT Lab @ Connon Nurseries NVK

GRIT Lab @ Connon Nurseries NVK

GRIT Lab @ Connon Nurseries NVK
WINTERIZING

Winterizing Phase 1 irrigation system

Winterizing Bed 2E

Winterizing can be fun
ECOLOGY STUDIES

Biodiversity inventory

Biomass documentation

Documenting for our Image-Index
3D PRINTING NOZZLES FOR TIPPING BUCKETS

Tipping bucket testing

3D printed nozzle solution

Successful test
IRROMETER INSTALLATION

Soaking the irrometers

Wiring the irrometer

Irrometer installed, ready to measure
IRRIGATION INSTALLATION

Early stages of irrigation set up

Irrigation control valves

Irrigation tubing placed on beds
GREEN WALL INSTALLATION

Sealing the windows

Green wall façade installation

Nugget Hops climbing
WIRING INSTALLATION

Measuring voltage — is it live?

Wires moving sensor data

Big data = big wires
SEDUM MAT INSTALLATION

Sedum mats ready for install

Cutting the mats to size

Watering the mats during install

PHASE 1 SEEDING


Phase 1 beds ready to be planted

Meadow mix and seed bucket

Meadow mix