Monthly Member Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month, except January, August and December, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm with earlier starts for special events.
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October Members Meeting
October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Ben O’Brien, Wild by Design
Inspired by work in the US and Europe, Ben O’Brien, owner of Wild by Design, has been experimenting with gravel gardens, and their applications in public landscapes. Since 2018 Ben has managed the “Growing Grit” trial garden at Athol Central School in Cherry Valley.
At our October meeting Ben will discuss his experience growing a range of perennials and grasses in gravel-based substrates and how these substrates can both reduce maintenance time, and create long-lasting, resilient, biodiverse plant communities.
Weather-permitting, there will be a tour of Ben’s gravel garden at the Community Living offices across the street from the Picton Town Hall.
October Mini Show
Design: Flowers Foliage & Fun
For Fun: Something unusual or funky from your garden.
Membership for 2023
2023 Membership is $10/person, payable at the General Meeting or by e-transfer to pecgardens(at)gmail(dot)com