We have Publications!


2024 Calendars are Available!

The Society’s calendars are at the office. Our community of gardeners have, again, submitted wonderful photos for this project. We received over 75 submissions from 40 contributors.

Calendars are $15 (+GST) each.

You may arrange to pick one up or have it mailed for an additional $5. Call the office at 403.287.3469 to purchase your copy—buy calendars for family and friends, too! 


Thank you to our contributors

Thank you to everyone who contributed. Your photos, stories, tips, and time are appreciated: Lisa Ammirati, Morgan Arthurson, Donna Atwin, Karen Begg, Rosemary Bennett, Cathy Bennington, Lisa Bloom-Korol, Anne Bury, Cathy Cash, Cathreen Chow, Pat Cooper, Laurel Davis, Michelle Edworthy, Cherie Gocal, Jeanne Gonnason, Rosemary Griebel, Leslie Habke, Elaine Haggith, Beverly Haskell, Marilyn Haugen, Margaret Jarratt, Jean Kensit, Maria Kimber, John Kimber, Terry Kopperud, Petra Lange, Olga Liversuch, Denyce Lundeen, Linda MacKay, Deborah Maier, Janet Melrose, Janice Mogenson, Debbie Molle, Carol Moore, Lynne Nieman, Myra Paulson, Angela Peabody, Kath Smyth, Billie Tettensor, Gerda Timm, Erin Turnbull, Lynda Wagstaff, Linda Wilson, and TJ Yurko.

Contributors receive a free calendar.


The Growing Journal

The second edition of The Growing Journal is available at the Society office (2725 33 Avenue SW, the mustard-yellow building in Richmond Green Park beside the parking lot). Journals are only $25 each. They can be started at any time and can capture a full year of gardening information. Stop by the office to pick up your copy. Journals are also available at greengate Garden Centres and Anything Grows Cochrane.


Previous Publications

Cover of the 2023 Society calendarCover image of the 2022 Society Calendar2022 May Calgary Gardening Magazine Cover
2018 October / November Calgary Gardening Magazine cover2019 CalendarThe Growing Journal2020 Calendar CoverThe Society 2021 calendar. The cover photos is gorgeous while peonies with black markings at the centre, making them look poppy-like. The photo was taken by Lynne Nieman
Society PublicationsThe cover the the Society publication Calgary Gardens of Distinction 1998Grey and white cover will an illustration of bleeding hearts and lily-of-the-valley

Garden Journal

The Society’s has a new edition of its gardening journal, The Growing Journal. The journal allows for daily and monthly tracking, plant database and plant log sections for recording what’s been planted in what conditions, an area to record what insects are being found and when, places to sketch, areas to capture ideas, Words of Wisdom and checklists. There’s even a pocket for storing seed packets or plant tags.  It’s a great tool for an ardent gardener. If you would like to see the journal prior to purchasing, please call the office to make an appointment to visit. Buy the journal for yourself or as a great gift for a gardener. They are only $25 each.

Purchasing these publications help fund Society programs and initiatives.


Calgary Gardening magazine

Looking for great resources to help you garden more successfully? Eight times a year, the Society publishes the member e-magazine, Calgary Gardening. The articles in the magazine provide a wealth of gardening information written by Calgary gardeners with years of experience working in our unique climate. Calgary Gardening issues are posted in the members-only section of the website. Currently, magazines dating back to the February/March 2015 issue are available online.


Previous publications by the Calgary Horticultural Society, Calgary Gardener Volumes 1 and 2, 100th Anniversary Calgary Gardening, Calgary Zone Map, Back to the Future are out of print but may be reviewed in the Society’s library.


The Gardeners’ Corner e-news

The Society publishes a weekly e-news. It is sent out on Friday mornings and offers gardening tips, recaps of Society events, promotes our programs and notes current volunteer opportunities. If you would like to subscribe and have it delivered to your inbox, fill out this form. You may read past issues by visiting the e-news online archive.


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