Right Plant, Right Place: Selecting annuals and
When: March 30 from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Society
Price: $50 (Members) and $70 (non-members)
Learn the difference between annuals and perennials,
flowering times, sun or shade, containers or in the ground. We will
help you to make a to-do check list before purchasing
plants. Click here to learn more and register.
Beauty on a Budget
New to gardening? Want some tips and tricks to increase
success in your yard? Discover how to create your own stunning
yard from the ground up. Sign up for these free workshops that are
partnered with the City at various locations. Click here to register.
"Get the Dirt" with Jim Hole!
Alberta's Celebrity Gardener,
exclusively at the Garden Show! Join Jim Hole for a
breakfast and chat on Sunday, April 30, at 8:30
am. Only limited tickets will be sold. This is a Members' only
event. Click here to purchase your tickets.
Looking for a Gift for that gardener in your life?
How about a membership to the Society! Connect members to
a great community enjoying discounts, share plants, tips and tricks
and above all have fun. Click here to purchase your membership.
Why we exist:
Carol came to Calgary, as many people do, because of work. Once
settled, she started looking for things to do and ways to connect
with other people.
One day, Carol spotted a community garden from the bus on her
way home. That fleeting glimpse of a well-tended veggie patch
flooded her with longing and fond memories of her Grandma's garden
back home. As a child, she often visited and "helped out" by
sampling fresh peas in the pod, sweet raspberries and countless
other home-grown treats.
Although she was living in a small condo with no yard of her
own, Carol felt inspired and determined to try her own hand at
gardening, satisfying that nostalgic urge to taste truly
fresh-picked produce again. She searched for community gardens in
Calgary online and found the Calgary Horticultural Society's
website, which informed her that there was indeed a community
garden not too far from her condo. She also found that the Society
offered a wealth of tips and information on growing vegetables,
flowers and trees in Calgary's unique climate. Read More...