Category Archives: Monthly meeting

Oct. 11th, 7pm: Marion Jean, Dahlias

Oakridge Dahlias is located in Port Hope. While they don’t sell from their property, they do offer sales through their website. The remarkable variety and size of Dahlias make them ideal for any sunny, well-drained location. Dahlia flowers come in … Continue reading

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We’re back!! Tuesday Sept. 13th, 7:00pm Vikki Whitney from Griffins Greenhouse

Tuesday September 13th will be our first in person meeting … well …in a long time. We welcome you back! Vikki from Griffins greenhouses will be our guest speaker. “All Fall: Planting and Décor for a Transition into Autumn.”  Bulbs … Continue reading

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New location for June Walkabout: Gardens Plus, Donwood

Garden walkabout UPDATE! For a variety of reasons we have had to change locations for our Garden Walkabout. Instead of going to Blossom Hill Nursery we”ll be going to Gardens Plus in Donwood. Www.gardensplus.ca 6pm Tuesday June 14th. Dawn will … 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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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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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 visit to the Ontario Turtle Trauma Centre-Tonight at 6:30pm

Tonight we’ll be visiting the Ontario Turtle Trauma Centre virtually. We’ll see the intake area, the surgery etc. This is a free event. if you’re interested in joining us, please email Brenda for the zoom link and password.

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Walk-abouts 2021!

Exciting news!! This year instead of meeting together at the Marshland Centre we’ll be inviting members to tour various gardens and venues around the area. The Walk-abouts will begin at 6pm and will be less than 2 hours. The Walk-Abouts … Continue reading

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