Author Archives: Brenda Ibey

Feb 13-Zoom-Lynne Patenaude, Invasive Species–what can gardeners do?

By Zoom, 7:00pm Escaped garden plants are the number one source of invasive plants in Canada. Learn which common garden plants can escape and invade surrounding natural areas, which native alternatives offer similar beauty, and if you have invasive plants in your … Continue reading

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Speakers 2024

Feb 13-Zoom-Lynne Patenaude, Invasive Species–what can gardeners do? Escaped garden plants are the number one source of invasive plants in Canada. Learn which common garden plants can escape and invade surrounding natural areas, which native alternatives offer similar beauty, and if you … Continue reading

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Nov. 14th, 7pm-Making a winter container with Lynn Lavoie

The Lakefield Horticultural Society invites you to learn about creating winter planters with their guest speaker Lynn Lavoie. The meeting will be held at the Lakefield Marshland Centre, Hague blvd. Tuesday Nov. 14th at 7pm. Lynn will bring along lots … Continue reading

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Oct 10th- Kerry Hackett, “Herb Gardens 1.0: Design, Create, Enjoy! 

As we all know, nutrition is fundamental to our health and well-being. So too is Herbal Medicine. Like the plants we consume as food, Herbal Medicine improves natural function by providing nourishment and strength, allowing the body to return to … Continue reading

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Houseplants – Jennifer Guertin

Join us Tuesday Sept. 12th at 7pm at the Marshland centre to learn about houseplants from experienced gardener Jennifer Guertin.

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Walkabout June 13, 6pm:  – Cedar Grove Organic Farm 625 Shamrock Road, Omemee

  Established in the 1900’s this farm will be a tour back in time. With a 100 year old barn, fields and greenhouses filled with vegetables and herbs this tour will bring us back to basics. Wear comfortable shoes as … Continue reading

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Plant sale Saturday May 20th 8:30am till sold out

LAKEFIELD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY ANNUAL PLANT SALE Plant sale May 20th, 2023. 8:30 am till sold out in downtown Lakefield in the cenotaph gardens just over the bridge. Over 500 plants have been potted up and will be growing nicely and … Continue reading

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May 9, 7pm – Denis Orendt, Blue Frog Water Gardens: Ponds and Water features

Learn the basics about pond construction, pond rehabilitation, fountain use as well as plants and proper maintenance from Denis. With 10 years experience he’ll have a wealth of information to share.   http://bluefrogwatergardens.ca

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SOLD OUT: April 11 – Lorraine Johnson “Gardening for Pollinating Insects: Friends not Foes”

Please note: You must pre-register for this talk as space is limited. There will a $10.00 fee to attend. Contact Ceci Leigh for more information. Sold out. Contact Ceci to be put on the waiting list.   Our gardens … Continue reading

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March 14th, 7pm. Primal Patch, Laura and Robert Johnson “Landscaping with the earth in mind.”

Did you know that to manufacture bricks or concrete massive amounts of CO2 emissions are produced? Primal Patch is a new business with sustainability in mind when it comes to garden construction. They use real stone for their patios and … Continue reading

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