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When: The Port HopeGarden Club meets the third Monday of the month,
            except for May (2nd Monday), and in July and August there is no meeting.

Location:   We meet at the Ruth Clarke Centre, 81 Mill Street, South, Port Hope.

Time:  The meetings start at 7:30 pm, with refreshments available before hand.

For Information: porthope@gardenontario.org



Mon Jan 21 AGM plus two Slideshows by Members: 1) Suzi Gabany on her recent trip to Malta; 2) Victoria Terry on her trip to les Jardins du Manoir d’Eyrignac, an 18th Century Italian Renaissance garden in the Dordogne region of France

Mon Feb 18

Garry Edwards, Horticulturist, Meadow View Gardens, Roseneath
26 Types of Flowers, Fun Facts, Growing Tips & Top 10 Must-Haves

Mon Mar 18

Elizabeth Kellogg, Naturalist, Port Hope
Birds and Garden Habitats

Mon Apr 15

Charlie Dobbin, Horticulturist & Landscape Designer, Garden Solutions by Charlie Dobbin, Richmond Hill
Gardening as We Mature
Non-members $10. Tickets at the door.
Mon May 13
(2nd Mon)
Plant Sale 8:30–10 am (or until all plants are sold)
Port Hope Fair Centre, McCaul St, Port Hope L1A 1L2

Sat May 12

SPRING/MAY FLOWER SHOW (submit entries 6:45–7:15 pm)
Irka Dyczok, DesignFarm Inc, Toronto
The Secret World of Mushrooms: An Eye-Opening Introduction to the Fungal Kingdon
Mon Jun 17 JUNE FLOWER SHOW (submit entries 6:45–7:15 pm)
Joanne Weber, Eastcliff Farm, Ayton
Getting Your Garden Off the Ground: Trellises, Supports, etc and the Importance of Soil

Sat Jun 22

Four-Club Members’ Garden Tour, this year hosted by Cramahe Hort Society, cramahehort.ca/events/.
One day during week of Jul 15 A Day in the Country
Stay tuned for information about an interesting day out to be planned visiting a local farm, greenhouse or garden centre—following on the success of our 2018 bus trip!

Sat Aug 10
10 am - 3 pm

YARD SALE & MEMBERSHIP PROMOTION for our club, at the Port Hope Arts Festival, Memorial Park. Please consider donating gardening tools, books, cuttings, vases, urns, pots, ornaments, treasures, finds, etc!

Mon Aug 19 after Picnic;

Potluck Picnic, 6 pm

(submit entries 5:15–5:45 pm)

POTLUCH PICNIC in the Mouzer-Earp garden
123 King St South (off Peter St, at Shuter St)

Mon Sep 16

John Statham, John’s Garden Centre, Uxbridge
Ornamental Grasses

Mon Oct 21

Annual Awards
Susan Chan, Pollination Biologist & Agriculturalist
Pollinators and Other Good Bugs

Mon Nov 18

Yona Stadke, Yona’s Greenhouses, Roseneath
Ideas for Winter Planters and Other Decorations

Mon Dec 16

CHRISTMAS FLOWER & PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW (submit entries 6:45–7:15 pm)
Various Garden Styles from the documentary series “Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn”

Mon Jan 20, 2020






Last Updated: 2019-02-23