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ALL MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

2020 has been a year we’ll not likely forget. After our meetings in February and March all others have been cancelled due to Covid-19. We hope to duplicate the speakers list for 2021 but at this point no solid plans … Continue reading

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April 14: Sean James – Garden Trends

This is a ticketed event and will sell out.  Call Brenda at The Avant-Garden Shop to reserve your tickets now. 705-743-0068  $10.00 cash only. Our feature speaker for 2020, Sean has been gardening professionally since age sixteen. He is a … Continue reading

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March 10: Joe and Hazel Cook – Beekeeping

Well known to LHS members for their amazing peonies and delphiniums, Joe and Hazel will share with us information about their newest passion, beekeeping. Come and hear some interesting facts about honeybees; their habits, hives and care, and also some … Continue reading

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February 11th, 2020 – Marg Burley, Orchids

If you have ever ventured inside the stunning greenhouse at Burley’s Gardens you know what amazing orchids Marg has. Come learn more about these fascinating flowers – proper watering, repotting, when to trim, types of medium, pest control etc. http://www.burleys.ca/

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Garden Clean Up! Thursday October 10th! 9:30am Cenotaph park

Join us! We could use some extra hands to put the gardens “to bed.” Thursday October 10, starting at 9:30, Cenotaph Park. Bring tools and energy! We’ll supply thanks and appreciation with a touch of laughter! If you need a … Continue reading

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Oct. 8th, Paul LaPorte, Tracing the roots of a native plant

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We know the advantages of growing native plants in our gardens — but — do we ever wonder how they came to flourish in Ontario?   Join us at The Marshland Centre, Hague Blvd in Lakefield. 7pm. Guest welcome. Refreshments … Continue reading

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Sept. 10th-Rachel Burrows – Growing and Using herbs

Time to get ready for our fall season of speakers! First up! Rachel Burrows speaking about herbs! Rachel Burrows: Growing and using herbs Learn a little of the History of Herbs – how to grow them successfully and use them … Continue reading

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Flower show in the media

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  Thank you to our local media for highlighting the societies 41st Annual Flower Show! Follow highlighted links for video and pictures! CHEX TV-Global aired a really nice piece about the flower show on the news multiple times. Clifford Skarstedt … Continue reading

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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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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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