2021 Spring & Fall Virtual Speaker Series

Join us for live presentations via Zoom at 7:00 pm

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered 2021 NOTL Horticultural Society Members for our Tuesday, May 25th virtual speaker event. If you would like to join in from anywhere virtually, please sign up for 2021 Membership, we will look forward to having you join us!

In-person meetings

Currently suspended due to COVID restrictions. See above for Zoom meetings.

 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

 

Start Social Time:  6:30 p.m. Refreshments

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.

 

 

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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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.

Courtesy Canadian Wildlife Federation: Illustration by Astrid Colton
 

  Recent speakers in our virtual series

MARCH 23

OUT OF
THE BOX

catherine mcgill

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

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.

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.