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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
September 11, 2016 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- 12:30 p.m. early fall plant sale
- 1:30 p.m. Speaker William McNamara of Quarry Hill Botanical Garden kicks off our season with "Plant Hunting in China"
- read more about Bill's work as a plant hunter
- Members' Showcase: Seed Collecting
October 18, 2016 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- 10:30 a.m. Speaker: Peter Korn, Sweden -"Learning from the Wild"
- 12:30 p.m. late fall plant sale
- 1:30 p.m. "Rock Garden" : Peter will talk about the construction and design of rock gardens and the culture of rock plants.
- view Peter's website through Google Translator
November 13, 2016 1:00 to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- please note the starting time is 1:00
- brief ORG&HPS AGM
- double meeting with Toronto Rhododendron Group
- 1:00 Speaker: Todd Boland - "The Arctic Alpines of the Newfoundland Limestone Barrens"
- read an article written by Todd on these native plants
- 2: 30 Speaker: Steve Hootman - "Rhododendrons in the wild: Highlights of plant hunting in Asia and Beyond"
- Seedex orders accepted until Dec 31.
December 11, 2016 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- Speaker: Sean James - "Growing Gracefully - Maturing a Landscape"
- view Fern Ridge Landscaping's website
- Seedex preview
January 1 - 5, 2017 Seed Packaging
January 8, 2017 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- Speaker: John Lonsdale - "Woodland Treasures"
- read about Edgewood Gardens, Lonsdales' family garden
- Members Showcase: Jeff Mason - "My First Trip to the Great Gardens of England"
- pick-up your Seedex orders and purchase sowing supplies
February 12, 2017 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- speaker: Kenton Seth - "Constructing Crevice Gardens"
- read Kenton's blog
- Members Showcase: Arie and Lee Vanspronsen -"The Dolomites"
February 18, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- we'll have a booth at Get the Jump on Spring
- purchase memberships, seeds and sowing supplies
- get advice on growing almost anything!
- view TBG's website
February 19, 2017 Seed Sowing Workshop
- hands-on workshop at Bev Sutton's for beginners and their friends
March 12, 2017 11:00 a.m to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- speaker: Deborah Hardwick gives a special double presentation
- Morning Session: 11 am - 12 noon "The Virtuous Viorna"
- Afternoon Session: 1 pm - 4 pm "The Productive Viorna"
- visit Deborah's Facebook page
April 9, 2017 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden
- Speaker: TBA
- 12:30 p.m. early spring plant sale
May 7, 2017 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Super Plant Sale (held at Toronto Botanical Garden)
- our major annual fundraiser featuring wonderful, special plants of all kinds grown by our members
July 16, 2017 Newcomers' Get-together
- new members and some long-term members enjoy a relaxed afternoon in Bev Sutton's garden