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The Seedex is here! Check out our list and place your order on-line or by mail. Read more

Speaker: Frank Kershaw. Jan 11. Free admission, Non-members welcome. Details

December's Plant of the Month is a fern that clings to rocks. Read more

Virginia Hildebrandt talks about plunge beds in the Members' Showcase on January 11. Details

2014 SEED EXCHANGE IS UNDERWAY

For all the information about this year's Seedex and to download the interactive Seedex, order sheet and the special instructions, click here. Members must login to place their seed orders on-line. Non-members can review our list for this year but must join the society before they can obtain seeds. Join now.

What's New!

  • Posted on December 13, 2014

    Wolfe Bonham delivered a fascinating, eye-popping presentation on Dec 14. He gives other talks on landscaping and garden travel.wolfe [at] peacelovelandscaping [dot] com ( Email Wolfe)

    Read about dry stone walls on the Bigham property on our Facebook page.

  • Posted on December 12, 2014

    From February to April, TBG is holding many courses and workshops, some presented by ORG&HPS members. See their winter program guide.

                    

      Marion Jarvie          Ursula Eley          Veronica Silva

                    

    Paul Zammit         Frank Kershaw         Jeff Mason

     

  • Posted on December 11, 2014

    Merle Burston's garden

    Longing for spring? Volunteer for seed packaging which starts at Merle's Jan 1. Non-stop fun from beginning to end!

    Member John Beaulieu has posted an excellent pictoral description of his winter-sowing technique. See our Facebook page

  • Posted on December 8, 2014

    It is important to use fresh GA3 to stimulate germination, and it takes just a tiny amount to treat your seeds, so you might want to share a package with a friend. We recommend that anyone who wants to try using GA3 should get in touch with Gardens North, Canada's only supplier. www.gardensnorth.com

Upcoming Speakers

Plants to Fall in Love With

Marion Jarvie

Marion Jarvie is a renowned plantswoman who has been gardening in Thornhill for over 30 years. She is passionate about plants and gardening and has travelled extensively to see plants and where they grow. Marion has been involved with both the...

Bulbs of the Eastern Mediterranean

Oron Peri

Oron Peri was born in Jerusalem where he was fascinated from a tender age by the nature that surrounded his home, in particular the annual carpets of red Anemone coronaria and highly scented Narcissus. His main interests are bulbous plants...

Plant of the Month for December, 2014

 (ass-PLEE-nee-um try-KOH-man-ees)

General Information:

A perfect rock garden plant, and by rock garden I mean growing right on top of rocks. Asplenium trichomanesis a great little evergreen fern that likes some shade, and can grow with virtually no soil. It is quite happy growing in a small crack in a stone. They will also grow in the ground if given a very porous soil.

Several Asplenium trichomanes growing on a giant limestone bolder in Aspen Grove Gardens; photo by Robert...

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