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Posted on October 18, 2013
Peter Keeping recommends this virtual tour of amazing horticultural sculpture posted by an unidentified blogger. View
Posted on October 10, 2013
Iris reticulata 'Sea Green'
Alan McMurtrie of Toronto started to hybridize his own reticulatas some 30 years ago, creating colours that never existed before. Alan has made available a small quantity for sale at Gardenimport. Also check out Gardenimport's end of season sale on spring bulbs.
Posted on September 17, 2013
In April ORG&HPS member, Marjorie Harris, will lead a week long garden tour featuring hands-on instruction at Great Dixter. She says "Fergus Garrett will really be leading the seminars. He's one of the great gardeners of our time. We are also going to visit the gardens of Beth Chatto, Gravetye Manor, Sissinghurst Castle, Derek Jarman and more." More information.
Read Marjorie's fall newsletter. It includes a recipe for Red Lily Beetle control. Let's hope it works!
Posted on August 14, 2013
ORG&HPS members are among the instructors for TBG's adult courses this fall. Download brochure.
Jim Lounsbery Marion Jarvie
Frank Kershaw Ursula Eley
The Klein Karoo - A Treasure Trove
To speak February 16, 2014 at: February Meeting: Louis Jordaan - Plants of the Little Karoo, South Africa
Louis Jordaan is the owner and operator of Minwater Farm. "Minwater" (which means Little Water) is a private nature reserve and is situated 24km southwest of the town of Oudtshoorn in the foothills of The Gamka Mountain, an isolated range in the...
Smaller Trees and Shrubs for Today's Gardens
To speak January 12, 2014 at: January Meeting: Darren Heimbecker - Smaller Trees and Shrubs for Today's Gardens
Darren Heimbecker is the owner and creative force behind Whistling Gardens, Canada's newest botanical garden. Darren worked as a propagator, shipper and field manager for 18 years before setting out on his own. Darren has a passion for conifers and...
Plant of the Month for December, 2013
Tetraneuris herbacea, better known by it’s old name Hymenoxys acaulis, is an unusual Ontario native that is easy to grow and makes a great addition to any rock garden.
Tetraneuris herbacea; photo by Robert Pavlis
This poor plant has had quite a few name changes. It is very similar to a plant called Hymenoxys acaulis which is found in desert like conditions in the USA Midwest. H. acaulis has dull green...