We'll be at Get the Jump on Spring on Feb. 20.  Drop by for advice, seeds and memberships. Read more.

Speaking at Toronto Botanical Garden. Free admission. Non-members welcome! Details

Our guest speaker is famous for his astounding rock garden. Free admission. Non-members welcome. Details

Learn about this new garden opening in spring 2016. Details

Sun. May 1 --- 11 am to 3 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden (Lawrence at Leslie)

Free parking --- Free Admission

Here is a plant for dried arrangements. Details

ORG&HPS SEED SALE

We'll be selling a selection of seed from our 2015-16 Seedex at Get the Jump on Spring on February 20. Plant markers and glassine envelopes will also be available for purchase. This is a great time to meet some of our members and obtain a membership. Please come prepared to pay with cash or cheques.

What's New!

  • Posted on February 3, 2016

    Rain barrels for $50 (regularly $90). Pre-order, then pick yours up at Toronto Zoo on April 23-24. rainbarrel.ca/torontozoo

  • Posted on January 24, 2016

    This great nursery will continue to operate in 2016. View catalogue.

  • Posted on January 19, 2016

    Robert Pavlis who edits Plant of the Month has created instructional videos on seed sowing techniques ... soaking, scarification, suface sowing and winter sowing. See www.gardenfundamentals.com

  • Posted on January 6, 2016

    Clematis 'Purpurea Plena Elegans'

    Peter will be selling Clematis, Kiwi, Wisteria and Lonicera in 2016. He will accept orders for pick up at his place or at ORG&HPS sales after the beginning of April.  View  list.  NO MAIL ORDERS PLEASE.p [dot] keeping [at] sympatico [dot] ca ( Contact Peter)

  • Posted on January 3, 2016

    The 2016 catalogue is now on-line. View

Upcoming Speakers

The Virtuous Viorna

Deborah Hardwick

Deborah Hardwick is an avid 'clematarian' who has spent the last 15 years studying, collecting, growing and now hybridizing clematis. Her garden contains a collection of over 1300 registered and species clematis taxon in addition to her nursery with...

Plant of the Month for February, 2016

 (go-nee-oh-LY-mon  ta-TAR-ee-kum)

General Information:

Goniolimon tataricum is a special plant that is not grown for its flowers, but is grown for its dried flower head. It makes very small flowers which are hardly noticeable. When the flowers fade and the petals drop, you are left with a dried flower head that is spectacular. In fact it is so nice the plant is grown for the cut flower industry.

Goniolimon tataricum; photo by Robert Pavlis

Goniolimon tataricum...

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