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Flamborough Horticultural Society

 

 

 Next Meeting:  Wednesday, March 15th

Social Hour starts at 7:00 pm

Meeting starts at 7:30 pm

 

Guest Speaker:  Wolfegang Bonham
Landscape Designer
Peace, Love, and Landscaping 

Topic:  Garden Design 102 – Overcoming Common Landscaping Problems & Mistakes

- Noise Abatement Solutions
- Water Feature Mistakes
- Hiding Utilities & Other Eye Sores
- Ideas for large dead trees
- Improper Planting Techniques (Placement, Mulching, Root Compaction,
- Common Invasive Plants sold at Garden Centers
- Grading & Drainage
- Salt & Winter Damage
- Poor Workmanship and Improper Hardscape Installations
- Proper Garden Edging

  

Flower Show Competition:  “Asian Beauty”

Japanese style arrangement, size of your choice. 

 

ALL NATURAL MATERIALS. 

 

 

Monthly Meeting location:

  St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Parish Hall, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown.  

Parking is available at the back of the church.  The Parish Hall is to the left of the back entrance of the church.  Wheelchair accessible.

 

If you are interested in attending these, please send an email to the Flamborourgh Horticultural Society at flamhort@hotmail.com.

  

Please come out and join us!

Everyone is welcome.

Membership is only $15

   

Meetings occur on the third Wednesday of the month (Jan - Jun, Sep - Nov). 

Note that no meetings are held in July, August or December.

 

 

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January From the Garden Shed
by Kathy Steel

From the Garden Shed

As they used to say in Olde England, Mater artium necessitas’, or in English, Necessity is the Mother of Invention’. Gardeners, constantly challenged by the elements and irrefutable laws of nature, are particularly good at personifying this old proverb.

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Last Updated: 2017-02-19