Yearly Archive: 2013

Dec 28, 2013 - Junior Club Report for 2013   


1. There were 27 children registered in 2013 ranging in age from 4 to 13 years old (16 girls and 11 boys) and 26 attended the May activity day. There were 13 new gardeners and 14 returning gardeners.

2. The children were divided into 4 groups. The 2 younger ones the Sprouts and …

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Dec 07, 2013 - Santa Claus Parade   


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Nov 18, 2013 - Photo Show   


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Nov 18, 2013 - Xmas Designs for your Home    (Toni Sinclair)


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Oct 21, 2013 - Potluck   



On Monday October 21st, the outside weather was dull and wet but the lower hall of Christ Church Anglican was filled to overflowing with 53 members and guests having a wonderful time. If you stood still and shut your eyes, you would have heard laughter, people chatting, …

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Sep 16, 2013 - Aging With Our Gardens Gracefully- Will My Garden Ever Be Finished?   


The outside forecast may have been for frost -but inside, Trinity Church meeting hall was toasty warm and filled with laughter as members and visitors shared their summer experiences while sampling the tasty snacks. President Heather, called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone back to the fall season of gardening. A special …

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Aug 19, 2013 - Ten Essential Herbs, Growing, Using and Enjoying Medicinals    (Kerry Hackett)


Many people are interested in herbal medicine but find the vast array of herbs available in health food or grocery stores overwhelming and confusing. This lecture aims to take herbs out of the plastic container and put ten of the most essential plants in each person’s back garden (or window sill!) and kitchen. By the end of this lecture, not only will participants be ready to grow these herbs but feel confident about their culinary or medicinal use for themselves, family and friends.

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Jul 15, 2013 - Garden Tour   


 

The Annual Garden Tour was held on our meeting night, and proceeded to the following gardens:

 

1. Nancy Evans/Perras

2. Barb Morrison

3. Sunny Montgomery, Stillwater on the Lake B&B

4. Steven Charest, Steven’s Landscaping

 

 

 

Beautiful gardens again this year and a beautiful night to enjoy them. …

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Jun 17, 2013 - Flower Show, Silent Auction and Slide Show   


This meeting promises to be full of activity, fun and with reminiscing of past events that we enjoyed!

Happening That Night:
• our Flower Show of late Spring flowers
• a Silent Auction of garden related crafts and other surprises
• a Plant Silent Auction
• a Plant Sale table
• lots of great snacks
• a continuously repeating slide show featuring highlights of our 2012 activities.

See our June newsletter for more details.

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May 20, 2013 - On Site Visit to Greenhouse on the River    (Elyn and Peter Green)


On Site Visit This will be an on site meeting at “Greenhouse on the River”. There will be a tour and a demo of planting a succulent garden and plants for sale. We will be carpooling from Trinity United Church at 5:00. For those who live close, their address is 4115 County Road 32, Lakefield. (greenhouseontheriver.com), Elyn and Peter Green. Bring a chair.

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May 11, 2013 - Spring Plant Sale 2013   


Our plant sale for 2013 is now over, and what a sale it was!!! At 9 am (when the doors opened) there were approximately 45 shoppers waiting in line!!! Due to the slow cool spring, our quantity of plants was down a bit, but quality was at an all time high. All of …

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Apr 15, 2013 - Putting the “WOW” in Your Photographs    (Walter Cracknell)


Things were certainly happening at our April Meeting! What a busy evening! 46 members and guests gathered to take advantage of Walter Cracknell’s tips for making our garden photographs spectacular. Thank you Walter. P.S.Christa is now expecting our future photo shows to be spectacular! Gord Read won the Lug’ a Mug prize, Susan …

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Mar 18, 2013 - Exciting New Perennials for 2013    (Dawn Golloher)


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Feb 18, 2013 - Winter Hardy Cactus and Succulents    (Anna Mizyn)


It might have been cold outside, but inside our meeting hall it was warm and buzzing with excitement. The red & pink clothing, the festive decorations and the enticing food table added to the Valentine theme. We were delighted to have Pat and Hugh Burritt drop in for the evening (since they were …

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