Yearly Archive: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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