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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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We’re officially a BEE City!

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Exciting news! If you attended the meeting in the spring with Susan Chan as our guest you might remember we also had a representative from Bee City Canada in attendance.  She told us about the Bee City program as the … Continue reading

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Isabel Morris Park

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In October of 1984, the The Village of Lakefield passed a motion to rename the park behind the Community Centre, alongside the marina “The Isabel Morris Park.” So who was Isabel Morris? Isabel Millage (Morris) was Ed Millage and Nettie Watterbury’s daughter. … Continue reading

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Pollinator garden

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The pollinator patch (bee garden) is up and running at Isabel Morris park. This is a garden designed  to attract as many pollinators as possible, complete with a bee house, which is a nesting box for many different kinds of … Continue reading

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Pollinator Calendar Fund raiser

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Do you love bees? Butterflies? Caterpillars??  Then you need one of the beautiful Peterborough Pollinator calendars. This calendar is filled with beautiful photographs and wonderful tips! Put together by a group of volunteers who want to encourage you to plant … Continue reading

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Rose pruning workshop-This Saturday!

Rose Pruning Workshop with Cauleen in her garden.   Learn how to prune the different types of roses.   April 30 – Saturday: 1:30 -2:30 pm … or … 3:30 to  4:30 pm…. 5 participants in each class.  $10 ea. … Continue reading

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The 2016 yearbook is ready!

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The Yearbook team has worked very hard to produce your yearbook this year! Our horticultural society has some very talented people! There are a lot of members who put this together. From the list of speakers and their bios, flower shows … Continue reading

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Prairie Day at Alderville First Nation

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A great event to learn about the importance about Prairies!   Nature workshops, hikes, displays.   Check it out!  Visit www.ricelakeplains.ca for more information.

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Growing your own plants from seed – Pam Chellew

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Growing seeds indoors provides the home gardener with a lot of pleasure over the winter months. It is necessary to have a good source of light (either the the direct sun or a grow light) and for germinating seeds, a … Continue reading

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Read our blog!

Please visit our “blog” page for great gardening information and advice.  We have a lot of great gardeners, master gardeners and gardening business owners in our membership. If you have an article you’d like to share with us, please contact … Continue reading

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