Upcoming Gardening Events

For Ottawa and Area – OHA District 2

october, 2018








































01oct7:30 pm9:00 pmThe NCC Tulip Legacy – Tina LiuTina is the Design Manager of the Capital Floral Program at the NCC. Event Organized By: Manotick Horticultural Society

02oct7:30 pm9:00 pmNative Plants for City GardenersMaster Gardener Josie Pazdzior joins us to discuss how and why we should increase the use of native plants in our urban/suburban gardens. Event Organized By: Kanata-March Horticultural Society

03oct7:00 pm9:00 pmWinter Interest in Your GardenWith Edythe Falconer, Master Gardener Event Organized By: Greely Gardener's Group

03oct7:00 pm9:00 pmSoutheast Ireland – Horticultural Highlights Phil Reilly, previous owner of Reilly’s Country Garden Nursery, will present. Event Organized By: Carleton Place and District Horticultural Society

06oct10:00 am4:00 pmHarvest Festival Flower Show – Dickinson SquareWe will be hosting a Flower Show as part of Manotick’s Harvest Festival, at Watson’s Mill. Event Organized By: Manotick Horticultural Society

09oct7:00 pm9:00 pmSoil ManagementRoyal Horticultural Society-trained Stephanie Hurman and Owen Sparey will present on soil management. Event Organized By: Old Ottawa South Garden Club

09oct7:00 pm9:00 pmThe proper and the not-so-correct methods of pruningJoan Johnston from Peter Knippel Nursery. Joan will guide us through the proper and the not-so-correct methods of pruning. Event Organized By: Champlain Garden Club

09oct7:00 pm9:00 pmPreparing Gardens for WinterSpeaker: Mary Reid, Green Thumb Garden Centre Event Organized By: Perth & District Horticultural Society

09oct7:30 pm9:00 pmBribes,Lies & Fatal Attractions: the Remarkable Sex Life of WildflowersWith well known naturalist and author Michael Runtz Event Organized By: West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society

13oct1:30 pm3:00 pmRock Gardening at the Montreal Botanical Gardens garden tours and field trips Event Organized By: Ottawa Valley Rock Garden & Horticultural Society

14oct1:30 pm3:00 pmOttawa African Violet Society Plant SaleThis is your opportunity to obtain unusual African Violets and other gesneriads. Event Organized By: Ottawa African Violet Society

14oct2:00 pm3:30 pmNature vs City at the ShelterbeltFriends of the Farm Tree Tour at 2pm at the Shelterbelt Merivale Road. Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

15oct7:30 pm9:00 pmMember’s Garden Evolution Event Organized By: Gloucester Horticultural Society

16oct7:00 pm9:00 pmCreating an Edible LandscapeWith Telsing Andrews Event Organized By: Smiths Falls Horticultural Society

16oct7:00 pm9:00 pmBulbs for Year Round EnjoymentMaster Gardener Mary Reid will lead on how to choose them, how to plant and care for them and how to ENJOY them Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

16oct7:30 pm9:00 pmThe Gardens of the Central Experimental FarmWith Richard Hinchcliff, Master Gardener Event Organized By: Stiitsville Goulbourn Horticultural Society

17oct7:00 pm9:00 pmHarvest Fest, Recognition Awards and Annual General Meeting Event Organized By: Greater Ottawa Water Garden and Horticultural Society

17oct7:30 pm9:00 pmKemptville Horticultural Society Awards Night Event Organized By: Kemptville Horticultural Society

18oct6:30 pm9:30 pmAnnual General Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner Event Organized By: Pakenham Horticultural Society

18oct7:30 pm8:30 pmWinter is coming. Is your Garden Ready?Speaker: Mary Ann Van Berlo, Master Gardener Event Organized By: Nepean Horticultural Society

20oct8:00 am12:00 pmAlmonte Farmers MarketOn the third Saturday of the month, Lanark County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions. Event Organized By: Almonte Farmer's Market

20oct10:00 am3:00 pmUsed Book Drop-OffClean out your shelves and donate your books for a great cause Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

20oct4:00 pm5:30 pmPakenham Hort Society Presents Movie - THE GARDENERThere is a special and magical garden in the Charlevoix Region of Quebec. It is a private garden that is only open to the public 4 times a season by reservation only. Event Organized By: Pakenham Horticultural Society

22oct7:30 pm9:00 pmFestive Seasonal Decorations for Your HomeSpeaker - Cindy Zorgel. Pumpkin Carving Contest - bring your carved pumpkin. Event Organized By: Almonte and District Horticultural Society

23oct7:30 pm9:00 pmLessons from the GardenMembers Only Event. Speaker: Paul Zammitt. Paul is a popular speaker appearing on HGTV, CTV, and is a contributor to  Canadian Gardening, Garden Life, Canadian Living to name a few publications. Event Organized By: Ottawa Horticultural Society

25oct7:30 pm9:00 pmThe Inspiring Beauty of IkebanaJoin us to welcome one of the most advanced Ikebana teachers who has wonderful experience in demonstrations and workshops for the Ohara School of Ikebana. Event Organized By: Rockcliffe Park Garden Club

28oct10:00 am11:30 amEndangered Trees and New AppearancesFriends of the Farm Tree Tour at 10am Bldg 72, Arboretum. Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

30oct7:00 pm9:00 pmNCC Forum and Symposium on Ottawa GardensThe CBGS (www.canadensisgarden.ca)  is hosting Symposium on "Gardens and Healthy Communities" at the NCC. Please register.

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Secretary Ottawa African Violet Society

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Master Gardener

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Past President, Ottawa Horticultural Society

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Vera Cody

President, Rockcliffe Park Garden Club

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