Events

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

September 2015 - August 2016 

 

 

September 13, 2015   

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • 11 a.m.  Special Presentation by Jiri Papousek "Daphnes"
  • 12:30 p.m. early fall plant sale
  • 1:30 p.m. Speaker Jiri Papousek kicks off our season with beautiful images of alpine plants, rock gardens and crevice garden constructions. 
  • read more about Jiri and his gardens

    

October 18, 2015   

12:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

 

 

    

 

November 8, 2015  

1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • brief AGM
  • Speaker Marilyn Cornwell "Magic and Mystery in the Great Public Gardens of North America"
  • view Marilyn's website
  • Members Showcase: Seedex preview

 

 

 

December 13, 2015  

1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker Jeff Mason "High and Dry- 25 Years on a Sand Dune"
  • view Mason House Gardens' website
  • Members Showcase: Virginia Hildebrant "Five Reasons to Visit Newfoundland"

 

 

January 1 - 5, 2016

Seed Packaging at Merle Burston's home  beginning at 10 a.m each day

 

January 10, 2016 

1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker Kevin Kavanaugh "The Good, the Bad and the Struggling at South Coast Gardens"
  • view South Coast Gardens website
  • Members Showcase - panel "Exciting Plants Grown from Seed"
  • pick-up of Seedex orders

 

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February 7, 2016 

1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • speaker Sean Hogan - "Who'da Thunk It? High Elevation Plants from Around the World that Surprise"
  • read about Cistus Nursery
  • read about Sean
  • pick-up of Handbooks
  • Members Showcase: Myint Gillespie "Chasing Spring - Part 3"

      

 

February 20, 2016 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 glassine envelopes
  • get advice on growing almost anything!
  • view TBG's website

 

March 13, 2016 

1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

 

          
April 10, 2016 

12:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

 

                                                                              photo: Timberpress.com

May 1, 2016  

11 am - 3 pm Super Plant Sale

  • our major annual fundraiser featuring wonderful, special plants of all kinds grown by our members

June 12, July 17 and August 7 2016

  • garden tours for members and their guests
  • Thornhill, Gormley, Aurora, Newmarket (June)
  • Burlington, Hamilton (July)
    • Note: membership card required for discount admission to Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Kawarthas, Lindsay, Buckhorn, Young's Point (August)