Beauty on a Budget is Very Yardsmart
BEAUTY ON A BUDGET PROGRAM - Beginner
The Calgary Horticultural Society, in partnership
with The City of Calgary, is offering a free introductory Yard
Smart workshop providing the basic steps that will help you achieve
a beautiful yard that's easy on the wallet and the environment
Participants will receive tools, resources and
knowledge to help them implement long term, sustainable yard
practices. They will also receive a 2015 Calgary Horticultural
Society membership, linking them to one of Canada's largest
gardening networks, along with our great garden centre discounts,
and a coupon for a 50% discount on a rain barrel available from
Registration for this workshop is limited to 12
households residing in the communities listed below and two
participants from each household can attend if they wish. The
selected communities have direct ties to the
The communities and workshop information is listed
below. As we are trying to build networks of neighbours working
together to preserve Calgary's water, we require that you attend
the session in your community.
April 16 - Thursday 7:00 to 9:00 pm Inglewood Bird
Sanctuary 2429th Ave. SE. Communities: Inglewood/
April 23 - Thursday 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Renfrew Community Association 811 Radford Road NE. Communities:
Renfrew, Tuxedo (NE Nose Creek)
May 4th - Monday - 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Cardel Place 1195 Country Village Link NE. Communities:
Evanston (Kinocora, Sage Hill, Panarama
May 11 - Monday - 7:00 to 9:00 pm Marquis De
Lorne Community Centre, 6 Copperstone Way SE. Communities:
June 11 - Thursday - 7:00 to 9:00 Taradale Coop, 6520
Falconridge Blvd. NE. Communities: Redstone,
Skyview Ranch, Stonegate Landing, Taradale and
Please contact the Calgary Horticultural Society office by email
at email@example.com or by phone (403) 287-3469 X O to
register. Registration is on a first come first served
Be yard smart this season our rivers depend on
This is a partnership with the City of Calgary Water
Help, We Need to Communicate
It is all about money! We entered this contest. The winner
receives $10,000 dollars, which could be applied to our
communication needs. The competition closes at the end of March.
The winner is the one with the most votes. Voting can be submitted
daily until the end of the month. If you have some time, and
like to hear what we have to say about gardening, please vote, vote
often, and invite your friends to vote. Who knows we may be calling
you in the near future on a new phone!
The What Now? Series Join Horticulturist
Kath Smyth as she walks through a year in the life of a garden. She
will provide a whistle-stop tour of techniques, tips, tricks and
ideas on seasonal tasks so that you will know what to do and when
to do it. Six workshops will be held throughout the year providing
information to take you where you want to go this gardening year.
Sign up for all six and receive one free! Check it out.
Join us for our regular workshop series that has been designed
to fit into every gardener's calendar. Check it
Community Gardens Workshops Series.
Are you thinking of Starting a community gardend or need more
information about your currentl community garden. Check out our
community garden education offerings. We are hear to help you
Get ready for spring!
Join us at Spruce Meadows for the 2015 Horticultual Society Garden Show!
April 11th & 12th
Lots to see, do and learn. Free parking and plenty of fresh