2021 Fall
Speaker Series

Our 2021 Speaker Series has concluded... stay tuned for news for 2022 updates 

In-person meetings - keep checking back here to confirm!

As of September 2021 meetings may resume in person at the Community Centre

 Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month

January - May & September - November

 

Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre,
14 Anderson Lane,
Niagara-on-the-Lake

 

Doors open:  6:30 p.m. 

Meeting Time:  7:00 p.m. -  9:00 p.m.

 Sometimes we meet at local nurseries or greenhouses.

Meeting information will be posted in our local newspapers
as well as in online local social media groups.

 

 

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Past event

jUNE 22

EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT CLEMATIS

Join me in an exploration of the many different cultivars of these wonderful garden plants. From their introduction in the 19th century to the present. We will look at the various types, what they like and where best to grow them.

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Past event

SEPTEMBER 28

PEONIES & DAHLIAS - GRIEF & GLORY

Sharing my experience with growing peonies for 30+ years, and more recently dabbling in dahlias. Rick is a lifelong resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Read more about Rick here.

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october 26

A POLLINATOR PATCH FROM THE GROUND UP

Bees, beetles, birds, and butterflies are among the important pollinators vital for plant propagation. Worldwide, our pollinators are in danger. You can make a difference by designing gardens that

support native pollinators.

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Courtesy Canadian Wildlife Federation: Illustration by Astrid Colton
 

In case you would like to review the presentation on Pollinators from October 26th we have posted the PowerPoint presentation in the link below:

  Recent speakers in our 2021virtual series

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MARCH 23

OUT OF
THE BOX

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Try lettuce instead of geraniums, repurpose your treasures instead of buying more pots, there is a nice escape from run-of-the-mill planters.

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APRIL 27

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EXOTIC  FLOWERS
OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

Join Master Gardener and avid world traveler Dan Cooper on his curated visual tour of the incredible tropical gardens of Southeast Asia.

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MAY 25

THE COVID
VICTORY GARDEN

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A Victory Garden can serve us all as a personal journey of love, loss, and healing through the natural cycles of the earth during difficult times.

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