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The plant sale will start at 12:30 noon on Sept 11 at TBG and resume after the speaker. Everyone is welcome! Read more

Members can visit some of the best gardens in southern Ontario! Tours on June 12, July 17 and August 7. Join now.

Speaking September 11. Admission free. Non-members welcome. Details

Hear this talk by a leading alpine gardener. Free admission. Non-members welcome. Details

Here's an easy-to-grow beauty for your rock garden. Details


For the September meeting, Anna Leggatt is organizing a Members' Showcase about seed collecting. Please contact Anna if you would like to make a short presentation.

What's New!

  • Posted on July 21, 2016

    Member, Dawn Golloher, tells us that those who want to purchase plants at Gardens Plus on the August 7 tour can pre-order their plants on-line before July 27. Choose "Pay at pickup" at checkout on the website.

  • Posted on July 14, 2016

    Check out the list of alpines and rock garden plants to be seen at RBG in Burlington. Plants in their newly-renovated garden are still being introduced and established. No easy task in the drought conditions this summer!

  • Posted on July 13, 2016

    Seeds of Corydalis species and other spring ephemerals are available now. Because they are sold out quickly, you should place your order ASAP. BotanyCa

  • Posted on July 11, 2016

    Pruhonice Park

    There is a lot of excitement about this conference, now being organized for the 3rd year. May 10 – 15th 2017. Talks are all in English. Speakers from Sweden, Norway, Germany and Czech Republic well as SRGC, AGS and NARGS. Details. ORG&HPS contact is Arie Vanspronsen

  • Posted on June 15, 2016


    Opuntia 'Tutu'

    Right now, there is a gorgeous display of hardy cacti in bloom at  Anna's Perennials. Anna Mizyn is a member of ORG&HPS.  Photos

Upcoming Speakers

Viornas - a Special Double Presentation at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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 July, 2016

 (kam-PAN-yoo-luh  bet-yoo-lee-FOH-lee-uh)

General Information:

A lovely campanula for the rock garden, Campanula betulifolia has large flowers in white or light pink. The white form is more readily available. The flowers tend to point down so it is a good idea to locate the plant higher up so that it is easy to see inside the bells.

campanula betulifolia by Robert Pavlis

Campanula betulifolia:photo by Robert Pavlis

The leaves on this campanula are quite unique...