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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

April 27: Dr. Brad White “An Eclectic English Gardener in Canada”

Dr. Brad White was born in London in the UK, obtained his BSc in Botany at Nottingham University and emigrated to Canada in 1967. His English horticultural journey included experiences … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

March 23: Anna Mizyn — Cactus and Succulents

Anna is originally from Poland, and came to Canada in 1989. In Poland she spent 2 years at Horticultural College, and worked at the local Farmers Co-op. In her spare … Continue reading

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

February 24: Gladys Fowler – Square Foot Gardening

Gladys Fowler grew up in Lakefield where her father grew vegetables and fruit on a 2 acre property. They composted back in the 50s before it was ‘fashionable’. She taught … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

January 27: Sue Chan “Pollinators: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful”

Susan Chan is an advocate for native pollinators and is the author of A Landowner’s Guide to Conserving Native Pollinators in Ontario. She has made many presentations across Ontario to a … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

November 25: Elyn Saar-Green of Greenhouse on the River “Winter Flower Arrangements”

Elyn Saar-Green grew up in Toronto and studied at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. She has co-owned Greenhouse on the River just south of Lakefield with her husband Peter Green … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

PLANTING TOMORROW: 70th Anniversary Dutch-Canadian Friendship Tulip Garden

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of The Netherlands and the Dutch Gift of Tulips 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of The Netherlands and the end … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

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