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We hope this sale can proceed at TBG on September 13. Large selection of plants. Free admission, public welcome. 

Here is an unusual  woodlander. Details.


The Super Plant Sale has been tentatively rescheduled to take place in conjunction with our meeting on Sept 13.


What's New!

  • Posted on June 2, 2020

    With the cancellation of plant shows and sales this year, Peter Keeping has lots of healthy stock left waiting for a new home. He has recently received a few additional cultivars which are for sale, too. You will have to pick up your order from his place at Bowmanville. Plants are $10 each. View list. E-mail Peter to place an order.p [dot] keeping [at] sympatico [dot] ca

  • Posted on April 30, 2020

    With cancellation of the Super Plant Sale, Mary Ann Robinson has 19 varieties of tomato plants available at $3 each. Her plants are always sturdy and well-grown. Pick up is in Guelph. maryann_robinson [at] sympatico [dot] ca (Contact Mary Ann) for a list. 

  • Posted on April 25, 2020

    Minding The Garden: Lilactree Farm, by ORG&HPS founding member Brian Bixley, has just been published. Brian is also the author of Essays on Gardening in a Cold Climate and Ten New Snowdrops with Hallie Watson. See details at www.friesenpress.com/bookstore Lilactree Farm holds open days and ORG&HPS members can visit at other times by arrangement.

  • Posted on April 21, 2020
    Arie Vanspronsen has lots of alpine and rock garden plants available for sale. Pick up is in the Hamilton area. Contact Arie for his list of plants and to arrange a purchase. No shipping. E-mail arie [dot] v [at] sympatico [dot] ca
  • Posted on April 16, 2020
    The new Connon's in Newmarket is open. A member reports that she visited to-day, was made to feel very welcome and used the discount offered to our members in an e-mail dated Mar. 10

Plant of the Month for June, 2020

 (pro-SAR-teez  mak-yuh-LAH-tuh)

General Information:

Prosartes maculata is a rare beauty for the shade garden. It’s flowers face down similar to hellebores, so you have to lift the flowers to really enjoy them but they do flower early in the year after most daffodils and before the big show of iris and peonies.

Prosartes maculata photo by Robert Pavlis

Prosartes maculata photo by Robert Pavlis

The common names for this plant include nodding mandarin, spotted disporum, and spotted fairybells. It...