News Flash June 2014
by News Flash June 2014
Next meeting - Monday, June 23rd 7:30 pm
The Grimsby Garden Club Annual Flower Show
Monday June 23rd, 1:30 Registration, Fifty & Fabulous – A Flower Show
Grimsby Senior Centre. Register with your entries 1:30 – 4:00pm. Judging follows and public viewing starts at 7:30pm. This wonderful annual flower show is open to all residents of the Tow of Grimsby and to all OHA members. Join us. Bring an entry, or just enjoy.
Saturday July 5th, 10:00am – 4:00pm rain or shine - Grimsby Garden Tour
Celebrate The Grimsby Garden Club’s 50th Anniversary. Tour 10 gorgeous gardens - from compact urban gardens in new subdivisions to heritage homes on expansive properties that border the Niagara Escarpment or Lake Ontario - gardens that will appeal to all.
Tickets $15 cash only - on sale now at Coles Garden Centre and Cocoon Home Décor. Please consider volunteering to sit at gardens and welcome visitors. It is a lot of fun. Contact Roberta Blackie - 416-788-0021 or 905-945-4770, Liz Willson – 905-309-4189, or Shirley Taylor – 905-945-9420.
Annual Field Trip - Monday July 28th 6:00pm – 7:30pm
The annual field trip will travel to Brian Bergman’s Lilycrest Garden hybridizing field and Elisabeth Hilton’s Squirrel House Gardens. They will both be in the gardens for discussions and questions. We will then travel on to the Syndicate in Grimsby after the tours.
The gardens are located on 5th Street in St. Catharines. Exit the QEW at Seventh Street and take the South Service Road to 5th Street and travel south. Brian’s field is on the left at the Houtby farm, and Elisabeth’s is further south past 3rd Street. The fee for touring Squirrel House Gardens is $5.00 per person. We will collect the fee at Squirrel House Gardens when you arrive.
Lilycrest Gardens at the Houtby Farm
1636 Fifth St,
St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P9
Squirrel House Gardens: http://squirrelhouseniagara.ca
1819 5th St,
St. Catharines, ON L2R 6P9
The Syndicate Restaurant
13 Mountain Street,
Grimsby ON, L3M 3J7
The Welland Horticultural Society is holding its 95th Annual Rose Show on Saturday June 21, 2014 and open to the public from 1:30 – 3:30. Information is available at: www.gardenontario.org/site/php/wellandhs
The Guelph Arboretum is celebrating Canada Garden Day on Friday, June 13 with its 50th Anniversary. It begins at 11:30 at the Conservatory Gardens. More information is available at: http://atguelph.uoguelph.ca/2014/06/garden-days-showcase-u-of-gs-greenery/
The St. Catharines Horticultural Society's annual garden tour will be held on Sunday, July 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (rain or shine). Invite a friend to join you for a self-guided tour through some beautiful gardens in St. Catharines. Each garden is unique and will inspire you with new ideas to try in your own garden. Tickets are $10.00 and available on the day of the tour from any of the gardens. http://www.gardenontario.org/site.php/stcatherhs/news/
The Grimsby Garden Club would appreciate you considering unused garden-related items for monthly raffle/penny sale table. We would appreciate your books, unused decorative plant pots, small tools and other garden items at the next meeting.
108th Ontario Horticultural Association Annual General Meeting & Convention– July 17th to July 20th 2014 at the NAV Centre in Cornwall, Ontario.
Wendy Fletcher and the board of the GGC(2016-01-14)