We have New Publications!

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 Publications

The 2021 Gardening Calendar features photos of Calgary and area gardens, provides monthly tips, and includes seed planting charts for ornamentals and edibles. A contribution that is new to the calendar this year is seed starting and germination tips prepared by Kath Smyth. The calendars are only $10 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!

The Society also has a 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. The  journal may be purchased for $20. If you would like to see the journal prior to purchasing, please call the office to make an appointment to visit.

Purchasing these publications help fund Society programs and initiatives.


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 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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