Events

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"

                  

December 2016 

  • Seedex orders accepted until Dec 31.

December 11, 2016  1:30 to 4 p.m.  at Toronto Botanical Garden

 

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