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Well, our summer break is over and it’s time for the monthly CHS meetings to start again.

Please join us on Wednesday, Sept. 5th, at the Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street East (at D’Arcy).  Refreshments are available at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  Guests ($5) and new members are always welcome.

Our guest speaker, John Stratham, will be giving a presentation on ornamental grasses.

 

Mark August 5th on your calendars.

The Cobourg Horticultural Society is presenting our annual Summer Flower, Fruit, Vegetable and Photography Show and Tea on Aug. 5th, 1:30 - 3:30, at the Cobourg Public Library (200 Ontario Street).  Admission is free.

Everyone is welcome.  Please drop by to admire the exhibits and stay for a cup of tea.

 

The annual plant sale is being held on Saturday, May 19th, at the Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street East.

The sale runs from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Come early for the best selection of perennials, shrubs, herbs, vegetables, house plants, and garden tools and treasures.

 

The Parks Department is holding the 3rd annual Greenhouse Open House on Saturday, May 12th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Join one of the guided tours to view the floral arrangements for the Town gardens and hanging baskets.

The Greenhouse is located at 501 Thompson Street, off Normar Road, in the east end of town.

 

At noon on April 26th, Villa St. Joseph Ecology and Spirituality Centre is hosting a non-denominational prayer gathering for Earth Week.  All are welcome to participate.  Click here for more information.

     

The Peterborough Horticultural Society is presenting "Come Grow With Us", their 18th annual garden show, on April 13th through 15th at the Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Road, Peterborough.  Show hours are:

Friday:        5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:      9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Click here for information about ticket prices, speakers and workshop schedules.