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April Meeting 2018 7:00 pm
April Meeting 2018 @ ANAF 365
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
What better way to prepare for the upcoming growing season!  Kelly McNamara will speak this evening on Soil, Lawn and Disease. 
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Beeton Seedy Saturday April 7, 2018 10:00 am
Beeton Seedy Saturday April 7, 2018 @ D.A. Jones Beeton Branch Library
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
On behalf of the Beeton Horticultural Society and the D.A. Jones Beeton Branch Library we invite you to our first Seedy Saturday on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the D.A. Jones Beeton Branch Library at 42 Main Street West.  This free event will run from 10am to 3pm. There will also be presentations by gardening experts to give information on seed-saving and general garden advice.  Please see below for the schedule of the day’s events. Beeton Seedy Saturday April 7, 2018 Agenda & Speakers List 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 10:00           – Interactive “South Simcoe Solid Waste Mobile Educational Unit” in the parking lot open to the public 10:45-10:50 – Welcome & Opening Remarks, Joanne Rachfalowski, D16 Director 10:50-11:00 – Graeme Peters, Manager Beeton Library, “Beeton Seed Sharing Library” 11:00-11:30 – Speaker: Liza Williams & Penny Coleman, “How to Save Seeds” 12:00-13:00 – Lunch 13:00-13:30 – Speaker: Anne Brolley, Master Gardener, “Right Plant, for the Right Place” 13:45-14:15 – Speaker: Anne Brolley, Master Gardener, “Getting Those Foo Foo Hydrangeas to Bloom Again” 14:30-15:00 – Speaker: Gabriela Roman, County of Simcoe Solid Waste Program, “Perfecting Your Recycling Skills” 15:00           – Closing There will be draws throughout the day!
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Annual Spring Seminar 2018 9:00 am
Annual Spring Seminar 2018 @ Tangle Creek Golf Course
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:45 pm
Barrie Garden Club 2018 Spring Seminar Don’t miss the event of the year! $45 for members and $50 for non-members To reserve your tickets please email: bgcspringseminar@gmail.com and mail your cheque made payable to Barrie Horticultural Society and your BGC Spring Seminar Registration Form before April 3rd, 2018 to:   Kimberly Sturge – 111 Esther Dr. Barrie, ON L4N0V5   (only tables for 8 can be reserved – please indicate the 8 names for the table in an email to the above)   Thank-you to Oatley Vigmond (Barrie) for their generous sponsorship towards our annual seminar!   9:00 am                          Registration and coffee/tea 9:20 – 9:30 am            Welcome 9:30 – 10:30 am          David Hobson – The Lighter Side of Gardening 10:30 – 11:00 am        Coffee Break & Morning Silent Auction & Vendor Shopping 10:45 am                         Morning Silent Auction Closes) 11:00 –12:00 pm         Trish Symons-Keeping it Simple: Photographing Gardens 12:00 – 1:15  pm          Lunch & Afternoon Silent Auction                                            (AM Winners Announced) & Vendor Shopping 1:00 pm                           Afternoon Silent Auction Closes & Payment for AM Silent Auction) 1:15 – 2:15 pm             Charlie Dobbin – Great Gardens with Less Water 2:15 – 2:45 pm            Closing Remarks / Door Prizes / PM Silent Auction Winners Announced / Payment for PM Silent Auction For more information on our presenters please see their bios at 2018 seminar bios.    
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OHA District 16 AGM 9:00 am
OHA District 16 AGM @ Tangle Creek Golf Course
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
OHA District 16 AGM @ Tangle Creek Golf Course | Thornton | Ontario | Canada
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Spring into Green Eco Show 10:00 am
Spring into Green Eco Show @ Holly Recreation Centre
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spring into Green Eco Show @ Holly Recreation Centre | Barrie | Ontario | Canada
To help celebrate EARTH DAY 2018, the Barrie Garden Club is pleased to be participating in the Spring Into Green Eco Show, hosted by CARP-Barrie. Please plan on joining us on April 22, 2018 at the Holly Recreation Centre, 171 Mapleton Avenue, in Barrie.    
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Spring into Green Eco Show @ Holly Recreation Centre
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

gardener imageTo help celebrate EARTH DAY 2018, the Barrie Garden Club is pleased to be participating in the Spring Into Green Eco Show, hosted by CARP-Barrie. Please plan on joining us on April 22, 2018 at the Holly Recreation Centre, 171 Mapleton Avenue, in Barrie.

 

 

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May Meeting 2018 and Flower Show @ ANAF 365
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us as Paul Oliver, of Urban Nature Store, will speak about Attracting Birds to Your Backyard.

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We are excited to announce that the first of three club flower shows for 2018 will take place this evening.  You’ll want to participate and earn points towards the year-end awards.

To see the details of categories of this evening’s competition please go to this link:

Barrie Garden Club May 2018 Flower Show

 

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Annual Plant Sale @ TBA
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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June Meeting 2018 @ ANAF 365
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Memory Gardens and other Theme Gardens will be the topic presentation by Dawn Golloher of Gardens Plus.

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Oshawa Peony Festival BUS TRIP @ Kinsmen Valleyview Park, within the Oshawa Valley Botanical Garden
Jun 10 all-day

The Barrie Garden Club will be hiring a bus to take us to the 14th Annual Peony Festival. The bus will leave from the parking lot behind the Canadian Tire on Coulter Street at 9:30 a.m. (returning approximately 5:30 the same evening). PACK YOUR OWN LUNCH or buy food at the festival. Bottled water fwill be provided on the bus. Cost is $30 per person. Limited seating on a first come, first serve basis.

Contact Joan Nieman-Agapus to reserve your seat:  jnabarrie@yahoo.ca

Here are the details of this event:

The City of Oshawa is proud to present the 14th annual Peony Festival June 9 and 10,  2018, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event displays 300 types of peonies in the gardens and 100’s more inside Children’s Arena.  Artisans, live music, food, gardening seminars, community displays and more are all part of this festival. Also this year we will be proudly hosting the Canadian Peony Society’s Annual General Meeting.

Located at the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens

The Peony Festival features:

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July Meeting 2018 @ Springwater Provincial Park
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate summer and enjoy a Medicine Walk with Jeff Monague at Springwater Provincial Park!

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OHA – 112th Convention of the Ontario Horticultural Association @ Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – Jul 29 @ 10:00 am

OHA Convention 2018
112th Convention for the Ontario Horticultural Association

Check out their website at: http://www.gardenontario.org/sho/up_conf.php

Dates:  Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29, 2018

Location:  Ambassador Hotel & Conference Centre – 1550 Princess St., Kingston

  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Easy Access from 401 and Via Rail
  • Banquet
  • Bus Tours
  • Seminars
  • Competitions
  • Vendors
  • Silent Auction 

Theme:  Shore to Shield

“BE THERE OR BE SQUARE”

Get out your tie dye and bell bottoms!!

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September Meeting 2018 @ TBA
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jeff Mason, of Mason House Gardens, will delight and enlighten members with his presentation on 25 Years on a Sand Dune – How to Deal with Drought!

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October Meeting 2018 @ TBA
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us as club members will learn about the Benefits and Attributes of Rain Gardens, as presented by Elizabeth Hitchens.

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November Meeting 2018 @ TBA
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Barrie Garden Club’s Master Gardeners will showcase members gardens and interactive discussion will be held regarding stubborn garden problems.  Bring your pictures and problems forward and get ANSWERS!

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