Our Next Meeting
March 27, 2017 7:30 p.m.
at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
3200 Bayview Avenue (map),
Presentation: Spring Awakening Joanna Blanchard - Toronto Master Gardener
Photo Contest: all members are invited to enter the photo contest. The category is: Signs of Spring. Photo size 4" x 6", Write your name on the back of the photo or use a label. Submit before 7:15 p.m.
Membership: Can be paid at our Welcome desk. Please bring cash or cheque. Cheque should be made out to North York Horticultural Society.
Cost: Individual $20.00 Family $25.00
NORTH YORK GARDEN CLUB ANNUAL EVENTS
Flower and Vegetable Show, Edithvale Community Centre, 131 Finch Avenue West. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be Saturday, September 9, 2017
Plant Sale, will be on May 13th 2017, Willowdale Presbyterian Church, 38 Ellerslie Avenue - entrance at the back of the church. Lots of Parking
UP COMING EVENTS
District 5 Annual General Meeting: The Birds and the Bees
Date: April 29, 2017
Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave East
Hosted by: Leaside Garden Society
Cost: $30.00, includes box lunch
Clement Kent: Caring for the Planet: What Gardeners can do for the Birds and The Bees.
Martin Galloway: Sex in the Garden
Door Prizes and gift basket draw prizes, Flower Show
Registration is paid to your society and your society must submit names registered and payment on for before April 10, 2017.
No registration accepted at the door.
Garden Ontario Convention: Green from Shore to Shore
Date: July 21 - 23, 2017 Hosted by: OHA District 5
Location: Sheraton Parkway North Hotel - Richmond Hill
To register for the 2017 OHA Convention ,REGISTRATION FORMS ONLINE NOW (pdf, 3.2MB, opens in a new window). Please note that the registration form is to be filled out electronically, printed and sent in, WITH PAYMENT, to the OHA Convention Registrar, Barb O'Malley at the address indicated. Electronic registration forms WILL NOT be accepted this year.
Please note: If you are also signing up for a bus tour, a Bus Waiver Form (pdf) (doc) needs to be completed by each participant and sent in with your Convention Registration.
Volunteers: Nancy Serrick has started recruiting volunteers for onsite roles.
Volunteers putting in 15 hours of volunteer time (before or during the convention) will qualify for a special registration fee of $50 that covers all three days.
So keep careful track of your volunteer hours for Convention.
We have a limit of 90 such registrations.
All volunteers will need to register through Nancy Serrick. Nancy will send out special volunteer registration forms later in the year.
District 5 Event at Convention
On the night of Friday July 21, District 5 has an opportunity to sparkle. District 5 is planning a fun and impressive celebration for attendees with a Canada 150 Anniversary theme. We will have a story teller, a magician, Canadian style food, Canadian trivia, the best silent auction in the history of silent auctions, and much, much more.
Please encourage your members to attend this evening if they are coming to the convention.
for more details, registration forms, speakers and bus tour information click here
Toronto Island Garden Tour 2017
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday June 4, 12:00 to 5:00
Please Join Us - Every other year, a much anticipated tour showcases our gardens.
Enjoy Touring artists and plant lovers' private gardens. An inspiring diversity of garden styles and plant life - native and cultivated - abounds. Our soaring Cottonwood Trees, 'snowing in June' always amaze.
Garden Tour Tickets and Maps are available in the white gazebo at arrival on Ward's Island. Ticket prices are $10.00 cash only for adults. All funds are used for community landscaping projects. Volunteers are responsible for the event. For more information please contact www.torontoisland.org or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember it's cooler by the lake!