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Calgary Gardening is here

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The June '18 issue of Calgary Gardening is here. This is a members-only magazine. Click here to read the current issue.



Garden Show

50/50 Draw

The time to claim the 50/50 draw for the second selection has elapsed. The Calgary Horticultural Society conducted another draw and the winning number is 0522065.

If you have the winning ticket contact the office (403-287-3469 X O or email within ten business days.

Office hours are Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

We thank all our exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers for supporting the Calgary Horticultural Society this year.


Grow with us

Garden Tools

We provide classes and workshops to inspire your experience and knowledge of gardens and plants, from pruning and propagation to digging in the ground. 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. More Details . . .


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Become a member, check out our Corporate and Affiliate membership options.


Upcoming Events 

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 communities.

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 into reality.

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

Click  here to learn more.


Storytime in the Garden: Critters and Creatures 

Saturday July 7, 10:30 to 11:30 am 

Cost: FREE members, $10 non-members 

Location:  208 50 Ave SW (in the Teaching Garden, located behind the office) 

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 garden. 

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 water. 

This event is limited to ten families (one caregiver with up to four children).  

Click here to register or call 403.287.3469.


Open Gardens

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.


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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. 

Calhort -About Us Video

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