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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

Garden Show: Get your Tickets BEFORE the Show

Tickets for the 2018 Garden Show are now available at selected local shops, and also ONLINE. eTickets do not have to be printed — they can be scanned directly from … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

February 28: Marian Jean “Dahlias from History to Harvest”

Marian’s first memories of Dahlias are in her Grandfather’s garden in Scotland where the plants held their beautiful blooms well over her head. Marian’s love of gardening comes from both … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

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