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.

This month and next, there will be sales and an auction of some of the books donated by Lynne and Norm Limpert and by Merle Burston. View Limperts' book list   View Merle's book list.

  • This month's auction will include Alpine Plants of Europe, Creating and Planting Alpine Gardens, Penstemons, Bulbs of North America, both volumes of Random House Perennials.

If you have surplus cell packs or 4"pots, please bring them to the meeting for use of those who are growing plants for the Super Plant Sale.

Pick up your printed Handbook. (Provided only to members who requested one before the Jan 15 deadline.) If you can't get out to the meeting, please arrange to have yours picked up by a friend. Any which remain will be put in the mail following the meeting.

Sowing Supplies for sale:

book available at February meeting.pdf112.74 KB
revised list of books donated by Merle Burston.pdf135.58 KB


The Garden as an Ecosystem: Welcoming Pollinators and Discouraging Pests in the Garden

Martin Galloway
Martin will offer us an interesting and practical assessment of the garden as an ecosystem with a special focus on pollinators and pests.


Martin Galloway

Martin Galloway holds a BSc Biology ( Guelph), MSc Zoology ( U of T ) B. Ed ( U of T). He teaches full time in the York/Seneca Nursing program courses in Human Pathophysiology, and until recently taught Genetics Revolution, Diversity of Life and Philosophy of Biology courses at York and in the somewhat more distant past Ecology at U of T. He owns and operates Chalk Lake Greenhouses in Uxbridge - a primarily wholesale perennial nursery growing a wide range of ornamentals and native plants. He is an avid wildlife photographer and traveller to wild places worldwide ( as a hobby) and currently more than fully occupied as a dad to a 4.5 year old son ( Darwin), not to mention also a pretty regular consultant/buddy to my three far-flung (geographically) adult children.

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Toronto, ON