The Darts Hill Garden Park plant sale will be Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11 a.m. There will be a wide selection of perennials, ferns, ground covers, shrubs, and trees at very reasonable prices and ready to be planted in your garden. Many of these plants are found in the garden and have been grown from seed, division or cuttings by the Propagation Group.
The Mississauga Master Gardeners and the Riverwood Conservancy plant sale will be Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.There will be a wide range of perennials, shrubs, trees and summer bulbs, plus a selection of annuals and herbs will be available. Expert master gardeners will also be available to answer all your gardening questions.
The Ancaster Horticultural Society plant sale will be Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. There will be a variety of perennials, flowering shrubs, small trees, potted peonies and loads of potted herbs. Featured this year are 400 heirloom tomato plants!
The Durham & District Horticultural Society will be having an herb fair on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features over 30 vendors selling homegrown, handmade, and natural products.
A gigantic plant sale organized by the Mississauga Master Gardeners and Port Credit Library will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Lambeth Horticultural Society will be holding its plant sale on May 21st from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Perennials, annuals, small trees and shrubs will be available.
Choosing conifer trees is a big deal. They’re expensive, permanent (hopefully) and they take up a lot of garden real estate. It’s no wonder new gardeners (and maybe not just new gardeners!) start to get nervous when making their choice. If not for this ongoing gardening education of mine, I would have never realized how […]
Before buds burst out in leaf, look around your garden and consider if it has enough winter interest. We make our gardens in a cold climate, and having attractive plants in winter is crucial for gardeners waiting patiently for the arrival of spring. If you need more winter features, nurseries will soon be open and […]
The fern-leaved beech is a tree of true elegance, with narrow glossy green leaves that turn burnished bronze in autumn and form the most ideal leaf mulch. In winter the grey bark is similar to the hide of an elephant, and the glossy chestnut brown buds are delicately pointed.