Upcoming Gardening Events

For Ottawa and Area – OHA District 2

september, 2018












































01sep9:00 am11:00 amGarden PROMENADE des JardinsJoin the Lee Valley Garden Promenade Tour bus and experience some of the more than 40 gardens in Ottawa-Gatineau. Event Organized By: GardenPromenade.ca

04sep7:30 pm9:00 pmEdible Perennials – More than Herbs and Fruit TreesExpand our knowledge of edible perennials to include lesser known or unusual plants which can be grown or foraged. Event Organized By: Kanata-March Horticultural Society

05sep7:00 pm9:00 pmHealthy Soils – Happy PlantsDale Odorizzi and Judy Wall to present “Healthy Soils – Happy Plants” Event Organized By: Carleton Place and District Horticultural Society

08sep8:00 am12:30 pmOHS Fall Plant SaleThis is a great opportunity to pick up new perennials for your garden as well as gardening paraphernalia (think decorative pots, gently used tools, garden art and so on) and house plants. Event Organized By: Ottawa Horticultural Society

08sep9:00 am4:00 pmORDC Open House and Bug DayView research displays, scientific instruments and materials, talk to scientists about their research Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

09sep1:30 pm4:00 pmOttawa African Violet Society Monthly MeetingWant to learn how to grow beautiful and unusual African Violets? Event Organized By: Ottawa African Violet Society

10sep7:00 pm9:00 pmDividing and Transplanting PerennialsSuzanne Patry will discuss tips for successfully transplanting perennials and other plant material. Event Organized By: Old Ottawa South Garden Club

10sep7:30 pm9:00 pmUnderstanding and Caring for Your TreesSpeaker: Diane McClymont Peace, Manotick Horticultural Society Event Organized By: Manotick Horticultural Society

11sep7:00 pm9:00 pmShade GardensSpeaker: Dave Dunn, Rideau Woodland Ramble Event Organized By: Perth & District Horticultural Society

11sep7:00 pm9:00 pmLongwood Gardens Botanical Gardens and Raffle!Cathi Fournier presents a slideshow/talk about Longwood Gardens, a 1077 acre botanical garden in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania near Philadelphia. Event Organized By: Champlain Garden Club

11sep7:30 pm9:00 pmPutting our Gardens to Bed for the WinterDiane McClymont Peace will speak on "Putting our Gardens to Bed for the Winter" Event Organized By: West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society

15sep8:00 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

15sep(sep 15)9:00 am16(sep 16)5:30 pmIntroduction to Permaculture Course: Ecological Design and Gardening Event Organized By: Living Hearth

15sep1:30 pm3:30 pmDwarf Conifers in the Rock Garden garden tours and field trips Event Organized By: Ottawa Valley Rock Garden & Horticultural Society

17sep7:30 pm9:00 pmOur Silent Workforce ~ Insect PollinatorsDr. Skevington will discuss bee pollination a bit, but mostly focus on the under-appreciated pollinators. Event Organized By: Gloucester Horticultural Society

18sepAll DayWCGC float in the Carp Christmas ParadeAttend the Carp Christmas Parade Event Organized By: West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society

18sep7:00 pm9:00 pmFeeding and Attracting Birds Event Organized By: Smiths Falls Horticultural Society

18sep7:30 pm9:00 pmOrchidsWith Diane McClymont Peace, Master Gardener Event Organized By: Stiitsville Goulbourn Horticultural Society

19sep7:00 pm9:00 pmNewer perennials and woody shrubs:  how do they really fare?A presentation by Mary Shearman Reid of Green Thumb Garden Centre Event Organized By: Greater Ottawa Water Garden and Horticultural Society

19sep7:30 pm9:30 pmKeukenhof GardensA virtual tour of these famous gardens in Holland that feature 7 million spring-flowering bulb Event Organized By: Pakenham Horticultural Society

19sep7:30 pm9:30 pmWhat to do with the weeds? - Kemptville Horticultural Society September meetingWhat to do with weeds? - with Rebecca Graves Event Organized By: Kemptville Horticultural Society

20sep(sep 20)10:00 am23(sep 23)4:00 pmAnnual Carp Fair - WCGC boothCome visit us at the Fair! Event Organized By: West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society

20sep7:30 pm9:00 pmJust FoodPresentation on promoting sustainable food and farming in Ottawa. Event Organized By: Nepean Horticultural Society

22sep(sep 22)10:00 am23(sep 23)3:00 pmTree Fest OttawaLove Trees? Urban Festivals? Spending time in a Park? Visit Tree Fest Ottawa Event Organized By: Tree Fest Ottawa

23sep10:00 am10:00 amCitizen Science: How to Document TreesOwen Clarkin will focus on how and why to document trees to the family, genus, and species Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

24sep7:00 pm9:00 pmShade-Loving PlantsSpeaker - Suzanne Patry owner of Whitehouse Perennials. Event Organized By: Almonte and District Horticultural Society

25sep7:30 pm9:00 pmTrees: How they shaped CanadaKen Farr is a Dendrologist, Canadian Forest Service of Natural Resources Canada, published author of several notable books including Trees in Canada and The Forests of Canada and speaker. Event Organized By: Ottawa Horticultural Society

27sep7:30 pm9:00 pmShrubs of Eastern OntarioShrubs are included in nearly every garden, as unlike trees there is virtually no space too small to include them. But which ones should you plant? Event Organized By: Rockcliffe Park Garden Club

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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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