Monthly Meeting -- Wednesday, September 6th
All of the Greely Gardeners Group monthly meetings are open to both members (membership cost is $15.00 a year) and non-members. There is a $3 admission fee for non-members at the monthly meetings; coffee, tea and 'treats' are served to all after the meetings. The Annual Spring Plant Sale is open to the general public, while other special events are restricted to members and their guests.
The monthly meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. in the Greely Community Centre,
located at 1448 Meadow Drive in Greely.
Upcoming Events -- 2017
Saturday, July 22 - Field Trip to 'Mosaicanada 150' and Central Experimental Farm *
(details to be announced... www.greelygardeners.ca)
Wednesday, September 6 - Gardening for Continuous Joy
Guest speaker: Judith Cox, Master Gardener
Wednesday, October 4 - Attracting Birds to Your Garden
Guest speaker: To Be Announced
Wednesday, November 1 - Holiday Floral Arrangements
Guest speaker: Michelle Vanden Bosch, Rebel Petal Floral Design
Wednesday, December 6 - Annual Christmas Potluck Dinner *
Our members are great cooks too.
Coming in 2018...
Thursday, January 4 - From Shade to Sun - Converting a Garden
Guest speaker: Diane McClymont Peace, Master Gardener
Thursday, February 1 - Unusual Edibles and Perennial Vegetables
Guest speaker: Telsing Andrews, Aster Lane Edibles
Thursday, March 1 - Creating Gardens in Shade
Guest speaker: Dave Dunn, Rideau Woodland Ramble
* denotes a special event for members and guest(s) only
Events from Previous Years --
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General Information and Calendar of Events 2017
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Our next Monthly Meeting will be held on Wednesday Septemberb 6th. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Judith Cox who will be speaking about
"Gardening for Continuous Joy".
For furhter information, please contact Lee at 613-574-0214.
Other Recent News and Related Information
Field Trip to Mosaicanda 150 and the Central Experimental Farm
Our 2017 field trip will be on July 22nd, with visits to Mosaicanada150 and the Central Experimental Farm. Participants will meet at the Greely Community Centre at 8:45 a.m. for a 9:00 a.m. departure; the bus will return to the Community Centre by 4:30 p.m. (approximately).
Please remember to bring a personal lunch because there are no eating facilities at either venue. Seating on the bus will be allotted on a first come first serve basis. There are some seats still remaining on the bus. If you wish to join us please contact Lee Nickerson at 613-574-0214.
At Mosaicanada 150, the 30 to 40 exhibits throughout Jacques Cartier Park will stretch for one kilometer, with sculptures representing places and events of Canadian history and a Chinese exhibit with over a million plants. The plants used in the sculptures have been sourced from growers in Gatineau and Quebec. Participants will be free to wander the site at their own pace.
At the Central Experimental Farm, we have arranges for three guided tours of the ornamental gardens and the Arboretum.