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On April 7, 12:30. Great plants and super bargains. Public is welcome. No admission charge. View details

At TBG. April 7. 11 am "Alpines". 1:30 pm "Saxifragas". Public is welcome. No admission charge. Details.

Free admission.  The public is welcome. Click here for details.

Plant of the Month for March is a vibrant alpine. Read more.


We count on your donations for the success of our plant sales. There will be a small sale on April 7. The major sale happens on May 5. If you haven't had time to propagate plants for donation, divisions and volunteers from your spring clean-up will be welcome. Even a small clump of snowdrop or crocus bulbs, or some eranthis tubers, all 'in the green' with leaves still attached, will make our shoppers happy.

What's New!

  • Posted on February 24, 2019

    We are not usually able to devote space to non-member nurseries. However, these two post catalogues which may be of interest to our members: Lost Horizons. Native Plant Nurseries

  • Posted on January 23, 2019

    Michigan Great Lakes Chapter Gala, May 17,18,19. 2019. Friday evening social time in the garden of Tony Reznicek's house at 6 pm for a welcome meet up and a plant sale. Visiting private gardens in the Ann Arbor area on Saturday and Sunday. Some gardens will have plants for sale, and they are trying to arrange for phytos. Saturday evening dinner with Vojtech Holubec from the Czech Republic as the speaker. Promises to be a fantastic weekend. Hotel can now be booked. Rooms $99.00 a night. 1-800-443-3050 Group code NARG2019. Please e-mail Arie if interested, to confirm how many will attend from ORG&HPS.

  • Posted on January 20, 2019

    Type NEW in the searchbox of www.gardensplus.ca to see the 2019 additions to their stock. Draws, bonuses and special pricing available now.

  • Posted on January 14, 2019

    Peter has supplied his list of clematises available this year.  View the plant list. No mail orders.p [dot] keeping [at] sympatico [dot] ca ( Contact Peter) to reserve your plants for pick-up at the Super Plant Sale.

  • Posted on December 14, 2018

    photo: Fine Gardening Magazine

    Members, Linda and Chen Choo, have a real gem of a garden in Milton, Ontario. Read excerpts from the article in Fine Gardening and review the plant identifications provided with the article.

Upcoming Speakers

North American Cordillera Plants for the Canadian Garden

Jay Akerley

Jay Akerley is a rock and alpine gardening enthusiast with gardens in both Greater Vancouver and high on the Thompson Plateau in BC's Interior. His degree in Geography from Simon Fraser University and subsequent training at the Pacific Horticulture...

Orchids for Dry and Wet Places in the Garden

Inge Poot

As she describes it, Inge Poot has been gardening all her life. Since her marriage 55 years ago to Peter, her life has revolved around orchids. Inge has a B.Sc.and a Master's degree in mycology. She began her working career as a math and science...

Plant of the Month for March, 2019

 (del-oh-SPUR-muh  kon-JES-tum)

General Information:

Delosperma congestum is a cold hardy succulent that makes spectacular flowers that glisten in the sun. It is an alpine plant that originates from the mountains of South Africa.

Delosperma congestum : photo by Robert Pavlis

Delosperma congestum :photo by Robert Pavlis

The common name for Delosperma is hardy ice plant, and this species is known as the congested ice plant. The name...