The Edmonton Horticulture Society runs a speaker’s series throughout the year. The talks are all held at the Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre, 11113 – 113 Street, Edmonton, where parking is free.
The roster this year is filled with an exciting lineup:
March 26, Niki Jabbour: Veggie Garden Remix
April 30, Lyndon Penner: Hostas
May 28, Ken Fry: Insects in the yard and garden
June 25, Jim Hole: Cannabis – new rules and gardening techniques
August 27, Adele Goodwin: Remember the bones of your garden
September 24, Dustin Bajer: Food Forests
November 26, Lee Foote: The Aga Khan Garden at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden
Come early at 6:45 pm to browse displays. The speakers begin at 7:30 pm. Admission for members is free. Members are encouraged to bring a friend for the nominal fee of $10.
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Garden tour: Remember to mark your July calendars for the annual garden tour, a highlight of the year or all members. Gardens change every year so even if there is one or two on the list that you have seen before, it is worth visiting them again to see how they have evolved.