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A primrose of endless variety for your shade garden. Read on.


Our "meeting" on September 13 will feature a talk by Jeff Mason. This is a live presentation over Zoom and will be available to members only. Full details will be provided in the August supplementary newsletter.

Please save seeds for this year's Seedex. It's still on!

The September and October plant sales have been cancelled.


What's New!

  • Posted on August 2, 2020

    This likely is a "brushing" scam. See https://fortune.com/2020/07/30/what-is-brushing-scam-china-mystery-seeds The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning Canadians not to plant packages of “unsolicited” seeds. The agency said in a statement that these seeds can contain invasive species and can be harmful to agricultural and natural areas.

  • Posted on July 27, 2020
    'Alpine Gardening for Beginners' Zoom Talk with John Good Thurs 6th August 6pm (BST) - FREE ACCESS FOR ALL Beginner alpine gardener? Join John Good for his talk 'Apine Gardening for Beginners' on Thurs 6th August at 6pm (UK time). That's 1pm in Ontario. FREE ACCESS TO ALL. John Good literally wrote the book on alpine gardening for beginners. Now he's here to share his knowledge with you, so that you can learn to grow alpines like a pro! Find out how to site, build, plant and care for your alpine garden in just 1 hour. This talk is open to everyone, simple email fay [at] alpinegardensociety [dot] net for a ticket.
  • Posted on July 5, 2020
    Dave Pounds donated all the seed produced by his Eritrichium rupestre to the Seedex, but his mother plant has now died. If you are growing this plant and can share its seeds, please let Dave know. His contact info is in the Handbook.
  • Posted on June 29, 2020

    The garden of Dianne and Gary Westlake (Peterborough ON) was to be part of the ORG&HPS August garden tour which has unfortunately been cancelled due to the epidemic. The Westlakes are sharing a video showing the garden this month. (A second one is also available for May). http:// https://youtu.be/Nz9OP7Yiuo4

  • Posted on June 5, 2020

    Fine Gardening has an on-line feature focussing on ORG&HPS member Lucille Yates' English cottage garden (located in Scarborough ON). Read the article.

    As requested by our members in the recent survey, we have two garden videos to share, both prepared by Arie Vanspronsen.