Calling All Gardeners
We are pleased you found your way to our website and would be happy to welcome you in person! Find out more about our club activities by coming out to one of our regular meetings.
We feature Speaker evenings, Flower Competitons and an annual Photo competition.
Come for an evening, come every month. We'd love to have you join us.
Aurora Garden Tour - Sunday July 12th, 12 noon to 4:30 p.m.
Tour seven beautiful local gardens. The focus of our tour is landscapes created by the gardeners themself. The owners of these private paradises will be available to answer all of your questions. A special feature, local artists will be in the gardens displaying their artwork and painting while you watch.
Tickets are on sale now at the following four locations (also available on the event date).
Caruso & Co. 15210 Yonge Street, Aurora
Black Forest Garden Centre 15445 Keele Street, King City
Carmichael's 17235 Yonge Street, Newmarket
Hillcrest Nurseries 14230 Bathurst Street, Aurora
and at the Aurora Farmer's Market on: June 27, July 4 and July 11.
Tickets are $15 each.
Tour runs rain or shine.
Highlights of some of the gardens:
- a spacious garden with two large adjoining ponds surrounded by lush foliage
- a mature cottage-style garden, complete with split rail fence and meanderings paths
- a contemporary garden designed to complement the clean lines of the house
- a one acre plant collector's property with an orchid house
Inspiring the creators of beautiful environments - one garden bed at a time!
2015 Schedule of speakers is posted on the Calender tab (click here)
July 22nd, 2015
Our evening program will include:
The Annual Flower Show - Competition
Speaker: Terry Kennedy
Topic: Orchids, The Vast World Beyond Phalaenopsis
Terry will cover the basics of growing Orchids, showing a variety of Orchids to introduce you to the vast variety in size, colour and form that makes the world of Orchids so intriguing.
Bring along your Orchid if you have a question about the plant.
Terry will have plants and potting materials for sale.
Lending Library Open
Meeting begins at 8:00 p.m.
Club Business 15 minutes
Guest Speaker follows at 8:15
Registration Desk Open for Guests & New Memberships
Guests Please come to the desk to sign in. Small guest fee $ 5.00/evening.
2015 Aurora Garden Fair - It was a beautiful Sunday at the Town Park
The marketplace was busy all day with partons shopping at over 35 vendors. You could find a fountain of ideas to develop your outdoor space. There were garden plants, dirt and materials to create your own DIY garden spaces, and local professional service providers ready to help. Sculpture, garden art and other colourful accessories to catch your eye.
A Look Ahead
NO MEETING in August
September 23rd John Bedford Topic: We Live in a Colourful World - An Exhibit of Butterflies and Moths. Please bring a flashlight to examine the specimens.