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February 22: Robbie Preston “Victory Gardens to the Present”

The life of Robert (Robbie) Preston will be an interesting book to read when he gets it finished. The title is to be “You have done what?”. His ever-changing life … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

January 25: Marcy Adzich “Edible Urban Ecology — Food Forests and Beekeeping in our Urban Community”

Marcy Adzich has been exploring the flora and fauna of built and natural landscapes since she was a child growing up on the outskirts of surburbia near Edmonton, Alberta. Always … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

November 23: David Beresford “Bugs in the Garden”

David Beresford is an Assistant Professor at Trent who teaches entomology (the study of bugs) and invasive species biology. His research focuses on insect pests of livestock and wildlife, as … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

October 26: Gail & Todd Grainger “All About Garlic”

Gail & Todd Grainger are founding members of the Haliburton County Garlic Growers Association formed about 9 years ago. The purpose and aim of the association is to promote the eating … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

September 28: Jill Cockerell “Rubs & Marinades from the Garden”

Jill Cockerell is a Chartered Herbalist and owner of Franklin Farm Herbals. She has a diploma from Dominion Herbal College and has taken courses at the Ontario College of Naturopathic … Continue reading

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Edible Landscaping Workshop Series

Edible Landscaping Workshop Series presents… Designing Your Outdoor Space What:  a gathering to learn about productive and ecological design using Permaculture Principles and to work together on the Environment Centre’s … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

20% Water Conservation Encouraged

LEVEL 2 DROUGHT PERSISTS Peterborough: Owing to one of the driest years so far on record, drought conditions continue to be experienced throughout the watershed region. The Otonabee Region Water … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Volunteer Appreciation Celebration!

—Who?  All PHS Members who have volunteered at the 2016 Garden Show, the Plant Sale, Fleming Park or in any other capacity with the PHS in the last year When?  … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

June 22: Vicki Taylor Scott “Cheap & Cheerful Gardening”

A late ‘bloomer’, Vicki decided that her love of gardening (and her tendency to have fun in the process) had best be legitimized by degrees. This has been (somewhat) accomplished … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

May 25: Toni Sinclair “An Insight into Plant Competitions”

Toni Sinclair has had an interest in horticulture since early childhood in the Niagara area, helping her father in the family garden.  Several years later she was invited to attend … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

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