Our Next Monthly Meeting is Wednesday, September 7
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 $5 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.

2016 Calendar of Events
Wednesday, October 5 - Bringing Plants Indoors - also AGM and Elections
Guest speaker: Diane McClymont Peace, Master Gardener
Wednesday, November 2 - Holiday Arrangements
Guest speaker: Michelle VandenBosch, Rebel Petal Floral Design Studio
Wednesday, December 7 - Annual Christmas Potluck Dinner *
 Our members are not just great gardeners, but great cooks too.

Coming in 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - Growing Soft Fruit (berries)
Guest speaker: Mary Shearman Reid, Green Thumb Garden Centre
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - Growing Culinary Herbs
Guest speaker: Fran Dennett, Master Gardener
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - Raised Bed Gardening
Guest speaker: Catherine Disley Engler, Master Gardener
* denotes a special event for members and guest(s) only

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Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan

A link to information regarding the Ash Tree Replacement Program being planned by the City of Ottawa as part of its Emerald Ash Borer Management Plan (EABMP) is available in this link

City of Ottawa Links:
        Memo from City of Ottawa
        Village Map (East)
        Village Map (West)
Topic: "Dwarf Conifers"
Guest speaker: Cindy Cluett, Owner- Beyond the House Garden and Floral Design Centre, Russell
Cindy will highlight the characteristics, colours and shape of some gorgeous dwarf species and help you find a conifer that will really enhance the beauty of your garden.  Cindy will also bring a selection of dwarf conifers and a few perennials that you can purchase after the meeting.
Come early to SEE the plants that she will bring, but be aware that no "holds" or pre-sales will be allowed.  All sales will take place at the end of the meeting. Please bring cash or cheque to make your purchases.
For further information, contact Denyse at 613-425-1157 or greelygardenersgroup@gmail.com
Gardening Related Information of Note
Special Announcements

Home Hardware will have Canada 150 tulips bulbs for sale this fall.  The Canada 150
Tulips will be sold in quantities of 100 for
$44.99 and  25 for $11.99.
 It is not too late to go  'reserve' Canada 150 Tulips at your local Home Hardware store. 
Stores are expecting deliveries by mid