Author Archives: Brenda Ibey

Increase Biodiversity – Include Native Plants in Your Garden

Submitted by Lynn Lavoie Last month, Sean James’ excellent  Zoom presentation on  “Blooms for Birds, Bees and Butterflies” identified the benefit to biodiversity by replacing non-native invasive plants in our gardens with natives. Invasive plants reduce populations of native plants … Continue reading

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Walkabout June 14th, 6pm: Joe & Hazel Cook, Blossom Hill Nursery

Pre-Registration required. Contact information for President Dianne Tedford, will be available in your yearbook or in the monthly newsletter. Joe and Hazel Cook are well known to the gardening community for their Peonies and Delphiniums.  Also beekeeping has been keeping … Continue reading

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May 10th, 7pm: Paul Zammit-  The Power of Our Gardens

Members only and space will be limited for this IN-PERSON presentation Pre-registration required. See May newsletter for further details.   The Garden can be a lifelong classroom, a source of physical exercise, our personal therapy and an opportunity for us … Continue reading

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April 12th, 7pm Sean James by Zoom (Members only)

Zoom April 12th: Sean James-Blooms to attract birds and butterflies “Named by Landscape Ontario as 2020 and 2021’s Garden Communicator of the Year, gardening has been Sean James’ hobby and profession for almost 40 years. A graduate of Niagara Parks … Continue reading

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March 8th-Canadian succulents 7pm

ZOOM March 8th: Molly & Alex Shannon from Canadian Succulents in Uxbridge indoor container gardening with a variety of succulents growing hardy perennial succulents outdoors in Ontario how to successfully propagate succulent plants

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February 8th, 2022, 7pm: Lynn Lavoie, Dazzling Hydrangeas – How to Get Them and Keep Them!

Lynn Lavoie is an ardent plant enthusiast, who owns and runs Monarch Garden Design. Her botanical zeal led to a late change in occupation. After a long career as a chemist, Lynn went back to school to study horticulture at … Continue reading

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2022 plans

Plans are underway to hold a combination of Zoom presentations and Summer Garden Walk-Abouts. Since we’ve missed a few we’re going to attempt to have a meeting or garden visit every month except January and December. We had hoped to … Continue reading

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Oct. 19: Matt & Tracy Logan, Logan Tree Experts-7pm

Oct. 19: Matt & Tracy Logan, Logan Tree Experts We’ll meet virtually using Zoom. (Watch for an email with login instructions.) Trees..trees…trees!  Matt and Tracy are the tree experts! They’ll share with us their extensive knowledge of trees.  Tips on … Continue reading

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Walk-about – Anna’s perennials, Tuesday Sept. 14th, 6pm

Looking back at the list of “Walk-abouts” we had planned for this year ….we’ve not been able to successfully get out! Covid restrictions and bad weather have held us back.   Well we’re not giving up! We hope next Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Virtual Plant Sale – May 2021 SOLD OUT

Please visit our plant sale page for information on our virtual plant sale.  Plant list is now available. Sales

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