Hudson Garden Club Calendar 2021

The following is our Wish List of Events for 2021. The in-person events are totally Covid Dependant. Notifications will be sent out to all members by email in advance of the proposed events providing information as to whether they will proceed as planned. It is our hope that we will be able to see you all in person but failing that please join us by Zoom to hear and see our speakers.

Your Board.

May

May 18 – AGM & Speaker

Annual General Meeting

  • Call to order
  • Approve minutes from 2019 AGM (click here for 2019 minutes)
  • Overview of financials
  • Election of officers/directors to the Board
  • Presentation of proposed 2021 calendar

Butchart Gardens, by Wanda Mitkiewicz

Join artist, motivational speaker, poet, composer, flower arranger, cement sculptor, welder and longtime gardener Wanda Mitkiewicz as she takes you on comprehensive walk through one of Canada’s most famous gardens. You’ll be inspired with plenty of ideas that can be accomplished in our growing zone. Her talk will include practical suggestions for creating your own paradise at home.

May 28, 29th & 30thGreat Gardening Weekend (a vendor Sale Event) at the Botanical Gardens.

Make your own way for free access on the 28th.

June

Local Pop-Up Garden

Open to members on a Sunday in June. Visits will be members only at no charge.

Information giving location will be sent to members by email 4 days ahead of the visit.

June 15 – Meeting – Made for Shade: Planning and Plant Selection for Sun-Challenged Gardens, by Mary Ann Van Berlo

A look at the difficulties of gardening in shady locations and suggestions on how to overcome them. Plant selection (right plant in the right place) is one of the keys to a successful shade garden and Master Gardener of Ottawa-Carleton Mary Ann Van Berlo will share some of her favourites.

 

July

Local Popup Garden

Open to members on a Sunday in July. Visits will be members only at no charge.

Information giving location will be sent to members by email 4 days ahead of the visit.

July 18Trip 1. Eastern Ontario.

Make your own way to visit gardens in Cornwall and Lancaster. Expect at least an hour driving each way. Day Lilies and Phlox plants will be on sale at one of the gardens.

Registration will be open on the 18h June. The trip will, most likely be limited to 25 members on a first come basis. Confirmation will be on receipt of your cheque.

Lunch will be either at a restaurant or a gourmet, catered picnic.

More details to follow.

July 20 – Meeting – Flower arranging demo by Jean Marois

August

Local Popup Garden

Open to members on a Sunday in August. Visits will be members only at no charge.

Information giving location will be sent to members by email 4 days ahead of the visit.

August 17 – Meeting – Speaker TBD

August 6Trip 2. South Shore.

Make you own way to Saint-Bruno, Jardin Harmonia (jardinharmonia.com) and a Petits Jardins au Quebec. The afternoon we will visit the Gault Nature Reserve for a catered gourmet picnic lunch (gault.mcgill.ca)

Expect at least an hour of driving both ways for the trip.

Registration will be open on the 6th July. The trip will, most likely be limited to 25 members on a first come basis. Confirmation will be on receipt of your cheque.

More details to follow.

September

September 21 – Meeting – Nature IDEAS: Botanicals and Drinks, by Paul Sokoloff

Whether your libation of choice is beer, wine or cocktails, plants make up many of the beverages we enjoy every day. The natural history of these important plant species is deeply intertwined with the cultural history of these drinks. Join Canadian Museum of Nature botanist Paul Sokoloff in exploring the botany behind what’s in your cup.

September 25Plant Sale 9.00am – 1.00pm at Le Verger, 839 Main Road, Hudson.

Please bring donated plants to the Verger by 9.00am.

October

October 19 – Carson Arthur
Carson Arthur is a landscape designer and television personality with several shows that can be seen all around the world. Throughout his 20-year television career, Carson teaches homeowners how to raise the value of their homes through outdoor renovations while maintaining a focus on environmentally friendly choices. He is a tv mainstay as part of the North American Cityline team.

November

November 27 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm - Holiday Luncheon at St James Church at 404 Main Road, Hudson.

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Garden Centre Discounts

Daoust, Harwood Blvd - 5% on flowers and plants only

Cléroux in Pierrefonds - 5 %

Champs de Reves, Chemin Daoust - 10% discount on flowers only

Fleuriste Rita - Saint-Lazare - They pay the tax on the $25 hanging baskets

 

News

  • Promenade du Jardin Gannaiden | Gannaiden Garden Walk

    INVITATION
    Promenade du Jardin Gannaiden
    Gannaiden Garden Walk

    (Invitation en français après l'anglais)

    Date:        Sunday July 28, 2019
    Time:       3:00pm to 5:00pm 
    Place:      Gannaiden Garden
                    3045 Montée Alstonvale, Vaudreuil-Dorion

    Conversations in the sculpture garden: 

    • Stroll the garden accompanied by experts in art, history and horticulture
    • Talks available in French and English
    • Child friendly  

    Profits: 
    To support Cité-des-Jeunes High School, ‘Jardin Pour Tous’  project
     
    Tickets:
    Single: $12, Family: $20. Tickets are limited!

    To purchase tickets, contact:

    431 Av Saint-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion
    (450) 455-2092

    For more information, contact:
    Elaine Steinberg
    elainesteinberg@gannaiden.org
    (450) 458-0573

    Thank you to our principal partners!

     

    Français

    Date:      Dimanche 28 juillet 2019
    Heures: 15h00 à 17h00
    Lieu:      Jardin Gannaiden
                  3045 Montée Alstonvale, Vaudreuil-Dorion

    Visites dans le jardin de sculptures:

    • Promenade du jardin en compagnie d’experts en art, histoire et horticulture
    • Visites offertes en français et anglais
    • Bienvenue aux enfants

    Profits: 
    En soutien l’École secondaire de la Cité-des-Jeunes, projet ‘Jardin Pour Tous’

    Billets:
    simple: 12$ ou familiale: 20$. Nombre de billets limité!

    Pour acheter les billets, contacter:

    431 Av Saint-Charles, Vaudreuil-Dorion
    (450) 455-2092

    Pour plus d'information, contacter:
    Elaine Steinberg
    elainesteinberg@gannaiden.org
    (450) 458-0573

    Merci à nos partenaires principaux!

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  • 2019 Local Garden Tour

    1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    An afternoon full of promise. Visit local gardens, kindly opened for us to share and enjoy. Come rain or shine. $10 for non-members payable at the first garden visited.

    To print a map, click 2109 Local Garden Tour map.

    Maps will also be available at the July meeting and the Stephen F. Shaar Community Centre in Hudson.

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