Events

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2014

 

 

December 8, 2013    1:30 to 4 p.m.

  • meeting and speaker: Bobby Ward, botanist and author. See Bobby's website
  • “J.C. Raulston, Horticultural Ambassador”
  • Members' Showcase: Myint Gillespie "Chasing Spring"
  • sign up for seed packaging

   

January 1, 2014    10 - 4

  • 2014 membership renewals are due
  • seed packaging begins at Merle's home, volunteers should arrive no earlier than 10 a.m.

 

January 12, 2014    1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • meeting and speaker: Darren Heimbecker, owner of Whistling Gardens, conifer specialist, ORG&HPS member. See Darren's website
  • Smaller Trees and Shrubs for Today's Gardens”
  • Members' Showcase: "Seed Sowing"
  • Seedex orders available for pick-up at the meeting

 

         

February 16, 2014    1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • meeting and speaker: Louis Jordaan, owner of Minwater, a private S.A. nature reserve. See Louis' website
  • “The Klein Karoo South Africa – a Treasure Trove”
  • Members' Showcase: Diana Pooke "Thugs in the Garden"
  • Printed 2014 Handbooks and membership cards will be available for pick-up at the meeting. Any not picked up will be mailed.
  • Jelitto seed sale

    

 

February 22, 2014   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • booth at Get the Jump on Spring. See show details
  • located at Toronto Botanical Garden
  • we'll be selling seeds, giving advice and signing up new members

March 2, 2014    1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • meeting and speaker: Anna Leggatt, passionate gardener, ORG&HPS member
  • “Inspired by Water”
  • Members' Showcase: Veronica Callinan "Berge und Burgen"
  • Jellitto seed sale

 

   

 

March 14 - March 18, 2014   10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • booth at Canada Blooms. See show website.
  • located at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto
  • we'll be giving advice and signing up new members
  • Jellito seed sale

April 13, 2014    1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

   

May 4, 2014    12 noon to 4 p.m.

  • Special Plant Sale - Floral Hall at Toronto Botanical Garden

June-August 2014

  • garden tours (for members only)

September 14, 2014    12:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • meeting and speaker: John Massey, Owner of Ashwood Nurseries, hepatica specialist. See John's website
  • “The World of Hepaticas”
  • early fall plant sale

  

October 19, 2014   12:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

November 9, 2014   1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • meeting - speaker and topic TBA

December 14, 2014   1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • meeting - speaker and topic TBA