August 1st, Summer Flower Show (9:00 – 3:00pm)

antiqueshow4There will be a flower show in August held at the Lakefield Scout building.  The Scout building is located near the Community centre (Arena). The flower show will be held on the same day as the Lakefield Market, so we welcome you to the flower show when you visit the Farmer’s market at Isabel Morris Park!

There will also be some plants for sale courtesy Greenhouse on the River!

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Tea money to lettuce!

A great project in Lakefield that is supported by many including by our guests who attend our meetings. After each meeting we have tea and refreshments. Donations received for these treats goes to support this program!   Lakefield Youth Nurture … Continue reading

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Plant sale SATURDAY! 8:00am to 11:30am Cenotaph park

Ready for the plant sale!!

We have over 600 beautiful perennials potted up for the plant sale!

Even though it’s been cool we have a great selection.

Sale is THIS SATURDAY, May 18th, 8am-11:30 at Cenotaph park in beautiful downtown Lakefield.

Bring a friend and your wallet! Please share ! This is our major fundraiser of the year.

 

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May 14th, 7:00pm – Leslie Abram: Small wonders

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Using a macro lens, Leslie Abram has captured extraordinary images of many of the smallest creatures in our gardens. Leslie has stories to go along with the photos, stories of how animals live, act and adapt. Her observations and images … Continue reading

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April 9th, 7pm – Paul Zammit: Rethinking beauty – SOLD OUT!

Inspiring gardeners in a changing world.  “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Whether it is the first snowdrop after a long winter, or the last rose of summer – if it makes you smile, it belongs in your garden! … Continue reading

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March. 12th Melissa Spearing: Covering the ground 

New ideas for low maintenance ways to deal with spaces in the sun and shade. Ground Covers Unlimited is a well-established perennial nursery, located in Bethany, Ontario, Canada, servicing garden centres, landscape contractors and architects, rewholesale nurseries, municipalities and ecological … Continue reading

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Feb. 12th Heather Ray, Peterborough Green-Up: Rain Gardens

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Feb 12, 2019 newsletter Unfortunately due to inclement weather, this talk was cancelled. BUT-Good news!  Heather will make a shorter presentation at our Spring flower show in June. Feb. 12th Heather Ray, Peterborough Green-Up: Rain Gardens, 7pm Heather Ray works … Continue reading

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Nov. 13th, 7pm – Anna VanMaris from Parklane Landscapes:  Rain Garden design

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  Anna is the President of Parklane Landscapes. She grew up in the industry, learning the ropes from her Father, Casey van Maris, who started the business in 1958. Parklane Landscapes has been promoting sustainable landscape practices in all forms. Primarily … Continue reading

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Garden Clean Up

A glorious fall day to be out in the gardens doing the end of season clean up.  Thank you volunteers for all your work and super smiles!

 

 

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Tuesday October 9th, 7pm – Cathy Dueck: Youth and the Natural World

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