Crown Point Garden Club

Growing in East Hamilton

Author: magico

So Many Plants!

Friday May 24– the evening before the big day. Members gathered at the Crown Point Community Church to receive, price, and organize plant donations.
It’s looking like we’ll have at least as many plants as last year with more natives and more veggies. Few succulents this year and we’re light on the annuals (the weather has just not cooperated!) but overall, we’re ready to go. 
The compost and woodchips arrived and the piles are smaller than expected, so the early bird gets the worm. But be aware that we’re opening at 10 a.m. and not a minute sooner:-)
The event will happen rain or shine. The weatherperson has been wrong so often this spring, so the predicted rain might just hold off. We have two canopies but these will not cover all the plants so please be prepared for mess. And please bring your own tote bags and/or trays to carry home your plants. 

See you tomorrow!

Ten Best Perennials (You Never Heard Of)

At our October 24 (2018) meeting several members asked if the powerpoint presentation could be shared. So here it is, in three formats. Enjoy!

ten-best-perennials (Libre Office Impress file)

ten-best-perennials, PDF

ten-best-perennials, powerpoint (formatting a bit wonky)

Sept. 15 work party at DePave

Mark your calendars for Saturday September 15 (2018) for a hour or so of weeding, planting, and trash pickup at the DePave Garden. Meet at 3:00 pm at the garden (corner of Kenilworth and Britannia). Dress for mess, wear gloves, closed-toe shoes, and bring tools.

Walking Tour of Crown Point Public Gardens

In celebration of National Garden Days the Crown Point Garden Club will host a walking tour of the public gardens it maintains. Mark your calendars for the evening of Tuesday June 19. The free, 1.5 km tour starts at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Meet at the trailhead of the Pipeline Trail, behind the Dairy Queen at the corner of Main and Ottawa. Route details are below

All are welcome. Feel free to meet the tour at any point on the route.

The route:
– east on the trail to the Pollinator garden and Triangle Garden.
– left/north at Park Row to the Park Row Boulevard pollinator patches
– possible side trip to Cunningham parkette, site of future garden
– east on Cannon to Kenilworth to the DePave Garden at corner of Britannia and Kenilworth
– social gathering to follow. Manacala? Merk?

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