Hope you enjoyed it!

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Membership Benefits

Everdean Nurseries at 13791 Loyalist Pkwy in Bloomfield, and Diane Walker of Walker’s Greenhouses will give our members a 10% discount if they show their PEC horticultural membership cards. Connon’s Spring Campaign - details here - ending June 14 provides a 10% money back paid to our organization when you show your membership card.

Society Meeting for May 28

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Christine Gill, the Delphinium Lady was awesome. She had a very interesting talk and great advice about growing delphiniums. She told us that the plants we buy come from California and the stock is not as resistant as the delphinium stock that we used to get from England.

We tried a different format for the meeting with the speaker starting at 7:00 and breaking for 15 minutes after the speaker was finished and then continuing with the business part of the meeting. The response to this format was very positive and so we will continue with this in September

Mini-Show

This month, the mini-show had entries in only one category: ‘A miniature design using fresh flowers’.

As customary, the entries were judged by the members present at the meeting: Pat Stuckey [left image below] came first, with Angela Palmer second [centre], and Mary Jenkins took third place [right].

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photo credits: Bert Jenkins

Healthy Living Resource Fair – June 18

From 12 noon until 4pm at the Prince Edward Community Centre at 375 Main Street East, free entrance to the Healthy Living Resource Fair. Come out and gather information from a variety of community resources that can have a positive impact on your lifestyle and well-being.

Demonstrations include Healthy Snacks on a Budget, Raw Cooking Class, Tai Chi, Yoga, Gentle Fit, Conor’s Body Rok Bootcamp, and AdultFit Fitness.

The Fair is hosted by Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic Centre, Community Care Access Centre, and Community Living Prince Edward.

More information from Kathy Dickson at 613-476-6038 ext 115 or by email at kathy.dickson@clpe.on.ca

Trillium Summer Edition Available

News from Lisa Young at the OHA.

“Bernice has done a wonderful job again with the newest edition of the Trillium. It has all the low down on the Convention in Cornwall. I know I am looking forward to it. I hope to see you all there.

Reminder if you would like anything submitted to the Trillium email your story to Bernice at editor@gardenontario.org. Next edition coming out after the convention in August.”

You can also get the Trillium at GardenOntario.org [8.1 Mb pdf download].

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June 5 – Horticultural Workshop

The Honey Pie Hives & Herbals Workshop, called Nature’s Banquet, is a super event about enjoying nature’s bounty, and loaded with good things – information, how-to, tastings, experiences, and a full luncheon.

Directions – 705 County Road 24 [Google Map].

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About Us

The Horticultural Society is a not-for-profit branch of the Ontario Horticultural Society, located in Prince Edward County.

County Garden Show

Mark June 29 in your calendar. Come out to the Crystal Palace for the show of the year! More details here.

 

Invitation/Application form for vendors is available for download here as a 1.3Mb pdf.. Note that ALL indoor space is sold out, but outdoor space still available.

 
UPDATE: May 4 - Download the updated Vendor List » here 54kb [pdf]

 
UPDATE: May 4 - Download the Flower Show guide document » here [pdf 480 kb]

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