peterborough horticultural society

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September 22: Paul LaPorte “Building Biodiversity with Native Plants”

Paul LaPorte is the owner of Ephemeral Ark Nursery (specializing in native woodland species) and consultant on ecological gardening and design. Living in the Greenbelt of the GTA, he has … Continue reading

September 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

June 23 Double Bill: Joe & Hazel Cook from Blossom Hill, and Anna Mizyn from Anna’s Perennials

Blossom Hill Nursery specializes in delphiniums and peonies as well as other hardy perennials. Our plants, including delphiniums and peonies are grown in our own fields. The peonies are propagated … Continue reading

June 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

May 26 Double-Bill: Brian O’Hagan from O’Hagan Trees and Sean/Theresa Wilson of Selwyn Garlic Farms

Brian O’Hagan of O’Hagan Trees After growing up in Peterborough, and going through post-secondary in Ontario, Brian decided to get a job as a conservation officer in Manitoba. Living and … Continue reading

May 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

April 28 Double Bill: Harmony Evans from Wild Ginger Farmstead and Kara Carr from Rocky Meadows Lavender

Harmony Evans: Wild Ginger Farmstead is a female run market garden farm in Millbrook, Ontario. We focus on growing tasty and nutritious veggies by caring for our soil in a … Continue reading

April 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

March 24 Double Bill: Stephanie Hendren, Peterborough Microgreens and Desiree Bandi, 1.5 Degrees Composting

Stephanie Hendren is the creator of Peterborough Microgreens. In March of 2020 she decided to try to pursue her dream of opening my own business. Her goal was to create … Continue reading

March 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

February 24: Carlotta James ‘Monarch Ultra & Eco-Landscaping’

Carlotta James is an eco-landscaper, community outreach specialist and long-distance runner. Carlotta graduated from the University of Toronto with an honours bachelor of arts in international relations and political science, … Continue reading

February 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

January 27: Beatrice Chan “Summer Roads Flower Company; The Journey”

Beatrice Chan is the farmer and heart behind Summer Roads Flower Co. She has a love for all living things and loves living close to the land. She has a … Continue reading

January 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

We’re “on hold”, currently…

Just a quick note to let everyone know that the Society is currently “on hold”.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we cannot meet.  We’ve cancelled all of the meetings from March … Continue reading

June 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

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