peterborough horticultural society

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Announcing… our 2019 Speakers!

January 23… Cathy Hooper “Veggies in the Edible Landscape” growediblegardens.org February 27… Julie Moore “Landscape Design:  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” modernlandscapedesigners.com March 27… Garry Edwards  “Propagating Garden Plants”   meadowviewgardens.org April 24… Dawn Golloher “New … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

November 28: Kerry Hackett “Favourite Herbs & Homemade Medicines”

Kerry has been a student and practitioner of herbal medicine for almost two decades. She is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK), the American Herbalists Guild, … Continue reading

November 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

October 24: Joe & Hazel Cook “What’s the Buzz? Bee Amazed”

Joe and Hazel Cook with their daughter Amy have operated a family owned business, Blossom Hill Nursery since 1994, specializing in the hybridization and propagation of British Delphinium elatum. A second … Continue reading

October 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sept 26: Andrew McIlmoyle of Waymac Farms “Mushrooms: All the Dirt”

Five generation’s have scratched at this dirt. My father settled on mushrooms, after a variety of crops and careers, he found his niche. We have sold them, grown them, loved them … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

June 27, 7pm. Kathryn McHolm “Working with Nature: Is it a Garden or a Habitat?”

“For more than twenty years now on my property in the Village of Welcome, I’ve been listening as the garden speaks to me. It had been previously owned by a couple who … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · 1 Comment

May 23: Leora Berman ‘Foodwebs, ecosystems and climate change’

The Land Between is the area in which you live, work and play. It is a region extending from the Georgian Bay Coast to the Ottawa Valley, skirting the Algonquin … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

April 25: Rachel Flora “The Flora of Peterborough”

Rachel grew up exploring forests, fields and fens with her family in the Niagara Region. After several years of big city life in Toronto and Montreal, she moved to Peterborough … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

March 28: Robert Bowles “Dragonflies & Damselflies”

Bob Bowles was born raised on Bowles Hill in the Beaver Valley in a small farming community in Grey County south of Owen Sound. He worked for 32 years as … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

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