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Annual General Meeting

Join us: Thursday, September 24 -7:00 to 9:30 at Christ Church 3602 - 8 Street SW

The meeting will include a society and finances update, election of board members, vote on bylaw revisions, volunteer recognition and a speaker. A copy of the revised bylaws are available for viewing in the society office and a link to an online version is available upon request from the office at or (403) 287-4689. To assist obtain and record a quorum, please bring your up to date membership card to the event.


 Special Guest Speaker

Ken Frye,  Ph.D. Coordinator of Horticulture in the

School of Animal Science and Horticulture, Olds College will

Native Pollinators, their status and the potential impact of Urban Bee-Keeping.

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Kenneth Fry, Ph.D. Coordinator of Horticulture in the School of Animal Science and Horticulture, Olds College

Dr. Fry will update you on the status of native and introduced bees with regard to disease, habitat loss, and what you can do to encourage and conserve pollinators in your garden. The potential impact of urban bee-keeping will also be addressed. As an added bonus an update will be provided on the Lily Beetle Management Project underway at Olds College.




Looking for Inspiration?


Open Garden Tours - July 26  from noon to 4:00

Check the Members' Only section of this website for details.



Looking for Inspiration and a bit of knowledge?

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 in the summer. Check them out.


Memberships has its benefits

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August 15th, Greengate Hort Night Open House Wine & Cheese

6:30pm - 9:00 pm 25% discount, Sorry Calgary Horticultural Society members only. Specials, discounts door prizes.

Greengate Garden Centre -14111 Macleod Tr. S




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