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Mar 10, 2012 - 10:30am - 1:30pm

Led by: Nikola Warnock of Alpine Troughs
Max No. of participants: 12

Cost: $80.00 per person, including refreshments and trough making materials 

April Meeting and Members' Plant Sale featuring Tony Reznicek

Apr 9, 2017 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Our first plant sale of the season!! Bring a plant and buy a plant (or more)!!

Speaker starts at 1:30.

Virginia Hildebrandt and Arie and Lee Vanspronsen will be selling their plants as well. Virginia will have a few Delosperma 'Reznicek' among her plants.

View Virginia's plant list.

April Meeting featuring Malcolm McGregor, Editor of NARGS Rock Garden Quarterly, and Members' Plant Sale

Apr 10, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Bring your mug, a friend, and a plant(s) to donate to the plant sale!

We have received small quantities of seeds of  Physoplexis comosa, Silene elisabethae, Fritillaria messanensis and Soldanella minima from a member in Germany. They will be available at the membership table.

Thanks to Sheila Cording, we have obtained a large quantity of DEEP pots which will be available for purchase at the April meeting and May plant sale.

April Meeting: Fritz Kummert - Highlights of a Four Acre Garden in S.E. Austria

Apr 1, 2012 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Please note the location change:

 Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Drive, Toronto, ON  M4A 2N8 Canada


April Meeting: Nicola Ripley - Bringing the Mountains Home

Apr 14, 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

April Meeting: Panayoti Kelaidis - "Great Rock Gardens of Northern and Central Europe". Member's plant sale

Apr 13, 2014 - 12:30pm - 4:00pm

After the break, Diana Pooke will present the Members' Showcase: "Thugs in the Garden".

Please drop off any books which you are donating to the May 4 sale so that they can be sorted in advance.

Jellito seeds will be available for purchase. Details.

December Meeting featuring Jeff Mason of Mason House Gardens

Dec 13, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Following Jeff's talk, Virginia Hildebrandt will present "Five Reasons to Visit Newfoundland" as part of the Members Showcase series.

Bring your mug and a friend!

It's time to renew your membership for 2016. To assist in the process, please bring us a completed membership renewal application and a written summary of any changes you would like to have made to your garden listing in the handbook.

December Meeting featuring Wolfegang Bonham

Dec 14, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Members' Showcase:

  • Mary Ann Robinson "Record Keeping and Making Labels for the Garden"
  • Margaret Bennet-Alder "Gardener's Journal - 2014"

Bring a friend and a cup!


For auction: Acer palmatum 'Tiger Rose' (donation from Sheila Cording)

December Meeting Robert Raguso: Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

Dec 11, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Following the speaker, we will have an auction of high quality Amaryllis bulbs including Amaryllis 'ROSALIE', Amaryllis 'GERVASE', and and Amaryllis 'EVERGREEN'

December Meeting: Bobby Ward "The Legacy of J.C. Raulston"

Dec 8, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

February Meeting featuring Kevin Kavanagh

Feb 16, 2020 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Talk by Kevin Kavanagh begins at 1:30

Members Showcase: Arie Vanspronsen "Keukenhof, the Showcase of the Dutch Bulb Industry”

Sowing supplies will be available for purchase at this meeting.

February Meeting featuring Martin Galloway

Feb 17, 2019 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Martin's talk will start at 1:30

Members Showcase: Mary Mosser will take us on a visit to Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden. A gem in Northern Norway.

February Meeting featuring Sean Hogan, Cistus Nursery, Portland Oregon

Feb 7, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Members Showcase Series: Myint Gillespie presents "Chasing Spring Part 3 - Southeast Asia"

Bring your mug and a friend!

The printed version of the 2016 Handbook will be distributed to those who requested one. Any not picked up that day will be mailed. Digital versions will be e-mailed in early February.

February Meeting: Louis Jordaan - Plants of the Little Karoo, South Africa

Feb 16, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Followed by a Member's Showcase presentation by Diana Pooke: Thugs in the Garden

Membership cards and the printed version of the 2014 Handbook will be available for pick-up at the meeting. Any which have not been picked up will be mailed out with the March newsletter.

February Meeting: Marion Jarvie - The Most Beautiful Garden I Know

Feb 10, 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Bring your mug and a friend and enjoy a presentation about John Massey's garden at Ashwood. Marion Jarvie is taking the place of Bobby Ward who is unable to join us this month due to illness.


Feb 25, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Enjoy a morning of hands-on instruction with Arie VanSpronsen, Darren Heimbecker and Brent Vanderkruk.
Date: Saturday February 25, 2012.
Maximum number of participants is 15.

January Meeting featuring John Lonsdale of Edgewood Gardens, Exton, PA

Jan 8, 2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This month's meeting will be held in the Garden Hall. Come and enjoy!

Members Showcase: Jeff Mason - "My First Trip to the Great Gardens of England"

Pick up your Seedex orders.

Sale of Seed Sowing Supplies

January Meeting featuring Kevin Kavanagh of South Coast Nursery

Jan 10, 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Members Showcase following the main speaker: The Best Plants I Grew from Seed and How I Did It

Bring your mug and a friend.

Pick up your Seedex order and those of neighbours to save postage.

It's time to renew your membership for 2016. To assist in the process, please bring us a completed membership renewal application and a written summary of any changes you would like to have made to your garden listing in the handbook.  This is the last call for changes to the printed version of the 2016 handbook.

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