Welcome to the Leaside Garden Society
To establish a friendly meeting place
to share, encourage, award and educate
on the fundamental values and principles of
gardening, concerns about the environment and
to create a horticultural legacy within the community;
to be an inspiration for gardening everywhere.
The Leaside Garden Society Founders' Scholarship
The Leaside Garden Society is offering one $1,000 (CDN) scholarship annually to a full time post-secondary student planning to enroll in the second, third or final year of a horticulture-related program from an accredited Canadian college or university.
For information, click here
Upcoming Meetings & Events:
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Seed Saving & Seed Libraries, Mark Stewart
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - Yes, There are perennials for all 3 seasons and long bloomers, too! featuring Dawn Golloher
Thursday, April 11 - Ground Covers & Mulches, featuring Sean James
Our complete 2019 program schedule is available on our Meetings page.
Click here to see the 2019 Leaside Garden Society Yearbook. (3 MB pdf, opens in a new window)
Next Meeting - Thursday, February 14, 2019
by Leaside Garden Society
Thursday, February 14, Seed Saving and Seed Libraries, with Mark Stewart
Gardeners and farmers have been saving seeds every year for millennia. This legacy has resulted in the staggering diversity of fruit and vegetable varieties we eat today. However, over the past few generations there has been a break in this chain. Gardeners and farmers no longer save seeds and, as a result, we are losing our crop diversity at an alarming rate. Mark’s talk will touch on this global problem and also explain the basics you need in order to properly s