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Next Meeting:   Wednesday, June 20th

Social Hour starts at 7:00 pm

Meeting starts at 7:30 pm


 Guest speaker:  Jon Peters


Topic: Royal Botanical Gardens – A public oasis


Jon L. Peter has diplomas in horticulture from the University of Guelph and from the prestigious Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture.  He has worked at some of the finest botanical institutions in North America, including the Arnold Arboretum, The Morton Arboretum and the New York Botanical Garden. Jon is currently demonstrating his passion for plants as Curator & Manager of Plant Records at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Ontario.


He will speak about his career résumé and some of the major projects he has been involved with at public gardens. For the plant explorers, he will speak about a plant collection expedition to the Caucasus, one of his career highlights. He will then explore some of RBG’s history and highlight some of its recent growth.



Flower Show Theme:  Let Your Imagination Grow!


A collection of succulents in a shallow container. The container will also be judged. The design must include a rock.

Just an important note to our members who enter the flower show competitions—please follow the specifications regarding each month’s entry or you will be disqualified from the show.  Thank you for your cooperation.



Usual 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.

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Last Updated: 2018-06-14