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The annual plant sale is being held on Saturday, May 19th, at the Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street East.

The sale runs from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Come early for the best selection of perennials, shrubs, herbs, vegetables, house plants, and garden tools and treasures.

 

The Parks Department is holding the 3rd annual Greenhouse Open House on Saturday, May 12th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Join one of the guided tours to view the floral arrangements for the Town gardens and hanging baskets.

The Greenhouse is located at 501 Thompson Street, off Normar Road, in the east end of town.

 

At noon on April 26th, Villa St. Joseph Ecology and Spirituality Centre is hosting a non-denominational prayer gathering for Earth Week.  All are welcome to participate.  Click here for more information.

     

The Peterborough Horticultural Society is presenting "Come Grow With Us", their 18th annual garden show, on April 13th through 15th at the Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Road, Peterborough.  Show hours are:

Friday:        5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:      9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Click here for information about ticket prices, speakers and workshop schedules.
 

Villa St. Joseph (445 Monk Street, Cobourg) is hosting the annual seed exchange on:

Seedy Saturday
March 17th
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
 

Admission is free but bring your wallets.  Along with the seed exchange, the following vendors will be on site:

 Mountain Grove Seed Company:  Untreated, organic seeds

Terra Edibles:  Organic heirloom flower, herb and vegetable seeds

Turtle Back Hollow:  Ecological farm and gardens

Urban Tomato:  Heirloom seeds

Jill Bishop, of Urban Tomato, will also be presenting a talk entitled "Growing Seeds Indoors".

 

Just a reminder – our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 8th, at the Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street East (at D’Arcy).  Our guest speaker, Kevin Elchuk, will be giving a presentation titled “Designing Gardens With Ornamental Trees and Hostas”.

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:30.  Guests ($5 fee) and new members are welcome.