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June 24, 2018  
Mississauga Garden Tour & Festival

Credit Valley Horticultural Society
 Mississauga Garden Tour & Festival

Credit Valley Horticultural Society

Credit Valley Horticultural Society, Cloverleaf Garden Club and Applewood Garden Club have joined together to host a self-guided tour of 10 wonderful gardens in the Credit Woodlands area of Mississauga. Tour tickets: $20. In addition to the tour, enjoy a Garden Festival at The Riverwood Conservancy. The festival features speakers including Paul Zammit, artists & artisans, demonstrations, Master Gardeners, kids activities, food vendors and much more. Garden Tour tickets will be available after May 1, 2018. Please check the festival website www.mississaugagardenfestival.ca for information.

Start Date: June 24, 2018
End Date: June 24, 2018
Time: 10:00am to 04:00pm
Location: Credit Woodlands neighborhood of Mississauga and The Riverwood Conservancy, 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga
Mississauga,  ON
Contact: Mississauga Garden Festival
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Contact Email: mississaugagardenfestival@gmail.com
URL: www.mississaugagardenfestival.ca

June 25, 2018  
Nobleton & King City Garden Club - Lianne Harris-The Garden History and Stories of Famous Flowers

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society
 Nobleton & King City Garden Club - Lianne Harris-The Garden History and Stories of Famous Flowers

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society

A beautiful flower garden in the past was a sign of culture and great wealth and maybe a bit of bribery, smuggling and extortion as well. Take a walk down the garden path and find where these flowers actually came from and why they are so special.

Start Date: June 25, 2018
End Date: June 25, 2018
Time: 08:00pm to 09:00pm
Location: Nobleton Community Hall 19 Old King Road
Nobleton,  ON
Contact: Kelly Lavis & Lucille King
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Contact Email: nobletonkingcitygardenclub@gmail.com
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June 26, 2018  
Members Presentation Night at Schomberg Horticultural Society

Schomberg Horticultual Society
 Members Presentation Night at Schomberg Horticultural Society

Schomberg Horticultual Society

'Members Night" - 3 interactive workshops presented by Society members. Flower Show, refreshments and social time after presentations.

Start Date: June 26, 2018
End Date: June 26, 2018
Time: 07:30pm to 09:00pm
Location: Schomberg Community Hall, 325 Main Street
Schomberg,  ON
Contact: Jill Watts Hayward
Contact Phone: 905-939-2781
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Contact Email: haywatts@yahoo.com
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July 3, 2018  
Richmond Hill: How Flower Shows are Judged by Celia Roberts

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
 Richmond Hill: How Flower Shows are Judged by Celia Roberts

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society

SPEAKER TOPIC: Celia’s presentation will cover the qualifications of horticultural and design judges, the three divisions of a flower show, what judges look for, and how to prepare for a show. Photos of design and horticultural entries will be leveraged to explain compliance with schedule requirements, and help flower show enthusiasts realize the differences between ‘honorable mention’ and ‘first place’ ribbons. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Celia Roberts is a highly accredited Floral Design and Horticultural Judge who teaches at the Toronto Botanical Gardens, the Garden Club of Toronto, and across Ontario to the Ontario Horticultural Association Judging Schools and Judging Update workshops. Celia has won many prestigious flower show awards and has provided her sought-after judging services as far away as Ireland and Barbados. She is also the current co-chair for Canada Blooms. FLOWER SHOW: Rose. REFRESHMENTS are available at 7:30 pm. Meeting starts promptly at 8 pm. ATTENDANCE is free to members, $5 for visitors and guests.

Start Date: July 3, 2018
End Date: July 3, 2018
Time: 07:30pm to 09:30pm
Location: McConaghy Seniors Centre 10100 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill,  ON
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URL: www.RichmondHillGardenSociety.org

July 15, 2018  
NOBLETON & KING CITY GARDEN TOUR

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society
 NOBLETON & KING CITY GARDEN TOUR

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society

Enjoy a delightful self-guided visit to remarkable gardens around Nobleton & King. Tickets: $15/person, available in advance and on day of.

Start Date: July 15, 2018
End Date: July 15, 2018
Time: 10:00am to 04:00pm
Location: Nobleton & King City
,  ON
Contact: Kelly Lavis & Lucille King
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Contact Email: nobletonkingcitygardenclub@gmail.com
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August 7, 2018  
Richmond Hill: Wild Bees in Your Garden by Scott MacIvor

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
 Richmond Hill: Wild Bees in Your Garden by Scott MacIvor

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society

SPEAKER TOPIC: Scott, who wowed 2017 OHA Convention attendees, will introduce us to some of the many types of wild bees that are native to southern Ontario. He will explain why these “other pollinators” are important to our garden ecosystems and show us how to recognize, support and sustain these bees through our gardening practices. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Scott MacIvor works in research at the University of Toronto, in applied ecology and conservation. He focuses on pollination systems, biodiversity, green infrastructure and ecosystem services; and is well-known for his research on native bees. FLOWER SHOW: Summer. REFRESHMENTS are available at 7:30 pm. Meeting starts promptly at 8 pm. ATTENDANCE is free to members, $5 for visitors and guests.

Start Date: August 7, 2018
End Date: August 7, 2018
Time: 07:30pm to 09:30pm
Location: McConaghy Seniors Centre 10100 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill,  ON
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URL: www.RichmondHillGardenSociety.org

September 24, 2018  
Nobleton & King City Garden Club - FALL HOME ENTRANCE DESIGN

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society
 Nobleton & King City Garden Club - FALL HOME ENTRANCE DESIGN

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society

Join us for a creative workshop where you'll learn some simple design techniques and principles to create your own masterpiece to dress your home's entrance for the season. RSVP required. $20 fee for non-members.

Start Date: September 24, 2018
End Date: September 24, 2018
Time: 08:00pm to 09:00pm
Location: Nobleton Community Hall 19 Old King Road
Nobleton,  ON
Contact: Kelly Lavis & Lucille King
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Contact Email: nobletonkingcitygardenclub@gmail.com
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September 25, 2018  
Cassie Weston at Schomberg Horticultural Society

Schomberg Horticultual Society
 Cassie Weston at Schomberg Horticultural Society

Schomberg Horticultual Society

"Invasive Species" - Cassie Weston Cassie Weston is an Invasive Species Community Outreach Liaison, working with The Bruce Trail Conservancy and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH). “Invasive species pose a threat to the ecological integrity of the Bruce Trail,” Weston said. “It is important to take preventative measures to limit the impact of invasive species on this beautiful trail system.” Flowershow, social time after presentation.

Start Date: September 25, 2018
End Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 07:am to 00:pm
Location: Community Hall, 325 Main Street
Schomberg,  ON
Contact: Jill Watts Hayward
Contact Phone: 905-939-2781
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Contact Email: haywatts@yahoo.com
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October 2, 2018  
Richmond Hill: Edible Native Plants, City Farmer by Lorraine Johnson

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
 Richmond Hill: Edible Native Plants, City Farmer by Lorraine Johnson

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society

SPEAKER TOPIC: Author Lorraine Johnson’s presentation will focus on native plants that are both beautiful and delicious, providing food for us, as well as for local wildlife like birds and insect pollinators. No doubt, some of the profiled plants will be a surprise – for instance, one fruit native to Ontario looks like a mango and tastes like a banana. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: A Past President of the North American Native Plant Society, Lorraine Johnson is the author of more than ten books on native plant gardening, urban agriculture and environmental issues, including City Farmer: Adventures in Urban Food Growing, and the recently republished 100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for Canadian Gardens. Following the presentation, meeting attendees will have the opportunity to purchase some of Lorraine’s books. ATTENDANCE is free to members, $5 for visitors and guests.

Start Date: October 2, 2018
End Date: October 2, 2018
Time: 07:30pm to 09:30pm
Location: McConaghy Seniors Centre 10100 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill,  ON
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URL: www.RichmondHillGardenSociety.org

October 22, 2018  
OLI ULLMANN - Vibrational Photography Slide Show

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society
 OLI ULLMANN - Vibrational Photography Slide Show

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society

Using special lenses and tools, Oli has artfully captured what are typically unseen subtle frequencies of plants. Beyond their obvious beauty, plants communicate and emanate a vibrational energy matrix, positively affecting everyone and everything in their environment. Join us for this unique and captivating slide show explained with Oli's stories and learning in the making.

Start Date: October 22, 2018
End Date: October 22, 2018
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: Nobleton Community Hall 19 Old King Road
Nobleton,  ON
Contact: Kelly Lavis & Lucille King
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Contact Email: nobletonkingcitygardenclub@gmail.com
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October 23, 2018  
Dan Short of Sheridan Nursery at Schomberg Horticultural Society

Schomberg Horticultual Society
 Dan Short of Sheridan Nursery at Schomberg Horticultural Society

Schomberg Horticultual Society

"Emerging Trends" - Dan Short Dan has over 40 years of experience in public practice and industry including 2 years in the tax department of an international chartered accountant firm and 10 years as CFO of a large telemarketing firm and multi-million dollar real estate companies. Dan has also been a partner in two medium sized CA firms specializing in wholesale importers, real estate and U.S. and Canadian tax situations. Dan earned his CA designation in 1974 and joined the firm as partner in 2012. Flowershow, social time after presentation

Start Date: October 23, 2018
End Date: October 23, 2018
Time: 07:30pm to 09:00pm
Location: Community Hall, 325 Main Street
s,  ON
Contact: Jill Watts Hayward
Contact Phone: 905-939-2781
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Contact Email: haywatts@yahoo.com
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November 6, 2018  
Richmond Hill: Invasive Plants by Colin Cassin

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society
 Richmond Hill: Invasive Plants by Colin Cassin

Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society

SPEAKER TOPIC: Grow Me Instead Program Manager Colin Cassin will introduce us to native plant alternatives to a number of invasive plants that escape the borders of our gardens and then thrive in nearby natural areas. As well, he will share best practices for removing invasive plants such as dog-strangling vine, garlic mustard and Phragmites. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Colin Cassin is the Coordinator of the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC), managing programs such as Grow Me Instead, which encourages the use of non-invasive alternative to commonly used invasive horticultural species. ATTENDANCE is free to members, $5 for visitors and guests.

Start Date: November 6, 2018
End Date: November 6, 2018
Time: 07:30pm to 09:30pm
Location: McConaghy Seniors Centre 10100 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill,  ON
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URL: www.RichmondHillGardenSociety.org

November 26, 2018  
NOBLETON & KING CITY GARDEN CLUB - AGM

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society
 NOBLETON & KING CITY GARDEN CLUB - AGM

Nobleton & King City Horticultural Society

Annual General Meeting, PotLuck Social, Awards Night and past year in retrospect.

Start Date: November 26, 2018
End Date: November 26, 2018
Time: 06:00pm to 09:00pm
Location: Nobleton Community Hall 19 Old King Road
Nobleton,  ON
Contact: Kelly Lavis & Lucille King
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Last Updated: 2017-09-05