Events

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

 

November 11, 2018 at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker: Virginia Hildebrandt "The Flora of Iceland" - starts at 1:30
  • Members Showcase: Preview of the Seedex
    •  Many of our members have donated seeds with the lists sent in at the end of October.
      We are eagerly awaiting the December Journal to see what to order.
    • If you have donated seeds,  please bring pictures of your mother plants, in flower or leaves etc. on a stick or send images to anna [dot] leggatt [at] sympatico [dot] ca and she will bring them.
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December 9, 2018 at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speakers: Bella Seiden and Barbara Cooper "Botanizing in Patagonia" - starts at 1:30
  • Members Showcase: Carol Clark "Alpine Region of the Gaspé Peninsula"
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January 1-5, 2019

  • Seed Packaging Bee
  • 10 -3 on Tues Jan 1 to Thurs Jan 3. Volunteers will be needed on Fri Jan 4 only if we haven't finished filling the packages.
  • Picking orders and preparing them for distribution will take place Sat Jan 5.
  • info [at] onrockgarden [dot] com (subject: seed%20packaging%20) (Contact us) to volunteer or for full details.

January 13, 2019 at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker: Marion Jarvie "Pruning Everything" - starts at 1:30
  • Members Showcase:  A show and tell of your most helpful or favourite book.
    • (Bring 1 or 2 books and give a 2-3 minute presentation explaining why you like them. )
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February 9, 2019 1 - 4 p.m.

Join a small group of enthusiasts while going over the basic process of seed sowing – hands on! If you have seeds you want to start, bring them. If you don’t have seeds, don’t worry. We have lots! The equipment and materials you need will be provided. No charge for members! Bring a friend! If you have a laptop, tablet or smart phone, bring it along. We’ll explore ORG&HPS' famous germination guide. Non-members will be welcome to participate if there is space. A fee will be charged to cover the cost of supplies used by non-members.

info [at] onrockgarden [dot] com (subject: seed%20sowing%20workshop) (Contact us) to register or obtain more information.

February 17, 2019 at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker: Martin Galloway "The Garden as an Ecosystem: Welcoming Pollinators and Discouraging Pests in the Garden" - starts at 1:30
  • Members Showcase:
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March 10, 2019 at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker: John Mitchell "Plants from Wild to Cultivation: How Edinburgh Botanic Features and Grows New Plants" - starts at 1:30
  • Members Showcase: Joanne Brown and Murray Ogilvie "Rain Gardens"
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April 7, 2019 at Toronto Botanical Garden

  • Speaker: Ger van den Beuken "Cultivation and Propagation of the Genus Saxifraga"- starts at 1:30
  • Plant Sale starts at 12:30
  • Members Showcase:

May 5, 2019 at Toronto Botanical Garden