2018 Redesign Your Aging Yard-A Workshop for
Urban Homeowners, Part I and II
The Calgary Horticultural Society is offering a pilot yard
design workshop series for residents of well-established
This yard design workshop series will guide you through
re-imagining your current garden space, its function and future, to
create an inspiring design for your mature garden and will help you
select the plants at a garden centre so you can turn the design
Part I-Design Your Yard sessions are on June 26
and June 28 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Part II-Shop with an
Expert, is on July 7 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cost: $80.00 member, $100.00 non-member
here to learn more.
Storytime in the Garden:
Critters and Creatures
Saturday July 7,
10:30 to 11:30 am
Cost: FREE members,
208 50 Ave SW (in the Teaching Garden, located behind
Join us this summer in our Teaching
Garden, for storytime and a game. This
event is for ages 0-6 years, with a caregiver required to
be present at all times.
After storytime, we'll play a game
of Critter Bingo! Use your senses to find various animals and
insects who might be lurking in the garden and check them
off on a provided bingo card. Whoever gets a line on
their card will win a bug (imitation only!) to take home for their
Kids are encouraged to come dressed up as an
insect, bird or other animal.
Registration is required.
Please bring sunscreen, a snack and a reusable bottle of
This event is limited
to ten families (one caregiver with up
to four children).
here to register or call 403.287.3469.
Open Gardens is a member only benefit. Beautiful gardens are
opened up for members to visit. If you would like to visit these
private gardens, consider joining the Society here. Click below to see a teaser of the open
gardens this year. Save the dates: July 15 and July
29 for Open Gardens visits.
We are 110 years old!
We are 110 years old this year and we have never stopped
inspiring people to garden in this unique climate. Learn about the
Calgary Horticultural Society from this video below.