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Postal Disruption?

The July newsletter this month is now available to view or download from the Membership Section of this website. A hard copy will not be delivered. A limited number of newsletters will be available to pick up in the office if you wish to come by during office hours Monday through Friday from 9:00 am  to 4:00 pm.

We are now mailing membership renewal receipts and stickers. If you have just renewed or are due to renew shortly, and have not received your material, consider calling the office at (403) 287-3469 or dropping in to make payment and pick up your sticker. Thank you.

Beauty on a Budget

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Beauty on a Budget - Waterwise Gardening

The Calgary Horticultural Society, has a fantastic workshop providing the basic steps that will help you achieve a beautiful yard that's easy on the wallet and the environment too!  Participants will receive tools, resources and knowledge to help implement long term, sustainable yard practices. If you are interested in hosting a workshop in your community or business email today at office@calhort.org to find out about the fee and times available.

 

 Bus Tour to Coutts Centre for Canadian Heritage

Sunday August 07, 2016

Members $60, Non-Members $80

Meet at 7:30am at the Calgary Horticultural Society Office located at 208-50th Ave SW, bus will depart at 8:00am SHARP

Click here to register or for more information

 


Thanks to the Calgary Foundation

The Calgary Foundation is generously supporting our strategic planning through a Community grant. Watch for details of the results.

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Looking for Inspiration and Knowledge?

 Judy Lowas-Open Grdn 2012

We provide classes and workshops to inspire your experience and knowledge of gardens and plants, from pruning and propagation to digging in the ground.  Whether you enjoy the creative hands-on or short skill building sessions, we hope you find something to suit you.  Our aim is to provide gardening sessions to suit everyone, whether you are just starting out with a garden or you are an experienced gardener looking to broaden your skills.  Our workshops continue on into the summer. Check them out.

Looking to RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP to the Society? ONLINE:

To renew online you must first have received an E-Invoice to your email address.  If for some reason you do not have this email, please call our office at 403-287-3469 during regular business hours, and we will be happy to assist you in the process.   Read More

Interested in becoming a member of the Society:

Check out our membership options by choosing "Apply for a Society Membership" under the "Become a Member" menu on this website, or call our office at 403-287-3469 during regular business hours.

In need of specific answers about a plant, garden, etc.:

Try these suggestions:
* Try the "Ask an Expert" feature under the Resources section on this website.
* Take your sample to a major Garden Centre such as Sunnyside, Greengate or Golden Acre to get their expert advice.

If you are a Society member, we encourage you to ask around in our online forum.

Giving items away:

Thank you for thinking of us.  We can't accept item donations at this time.  Perhaps you could post an ad on Kijiji.

If you are a Society member, we encourage you to ask around in our online forum.

Interested in getting recommendations about businesses:

There are so many businesses out there, we can't keep track to provide a certified recommendation. Ask a friend or neighbour for a recommendation for the business or service you need.

If you are a Society member, we do encourage you to browse our Friends of the Society and Shopping Discounts sections in the newsletter, or to ask around in our online forum.

Interested in publicity and advertising for your organization:

* Check out our newsletter advertising info by choosing "Advertise" under the "Support Us" menu on this website.
* Check out our Corporate and Affiliate membership options by choosing "Apply for a Society Membership" under the "Become a Member" menu on this website.

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