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Gardening dos and don’ts for Calgary’s early snowfall | CBC News.

Read Kath Smyth’s tips for gardeners from her recent appearance on CBC.

While some gardeners rush to put their patches to bed with another fall snowstorm lurking, others are using a few tricks to keep their gardens blooming and ready for spring. Go to article


2020 Garden Calendar now available.

2020 Calendar cover

Only $10—support your Society!

Visit the Society office at 208 50 Avenue SW to purchase a 2020 calendar. Our calendar is packed with features for Calgary gardeners, including Society events, indoor seed-starting charts, “To Do” checklists and thoughts about gardening from local gardeners. Purchase a calendar for family and friends and support the Society!

Bringing Plants In?

Watch Kath Smyth in this Global TV video for tips.

Tips for Soil Improvement

Watch Kath Smyth on Global TV to learn about what you can do in the garden now to help improve your soil.


Watch this Global TV video to learn what Kath’s doing with garlic now.

All about garlic with Kath Smyth

Horticulturist Kath Smyth joins Tiffany Lizée, Global News to demonstrate the best ways to harvest, cure and store garlic.

Posted by Global Calgary on Friday, August 9, 2019

Watch this Global TV video for growing herb tips from Kath Smyth.

Growing fresh herbs

WATCH: Horticulturist Kath Smyth joins Jodi Hughes to explain how to grow — and take care of — herbs.

Posted by Global Calgary on Friday, July 26, 2019

Cleaning Cured Garlic

Watch Francis and Ann in a brief video on how to clean recorded for a previous exchange

Cleaning Garlic

We've been prepping garlic that's come in from members of the Garlic Grower's Co-operative for our Exchange Event happening Saturday, October 1 at the Mount Pleasant Community Association, 10:00am-2:00pm. Come early to sign up (new gardeners welcome) and get the best selection!

Posted by Calgary Horticultural Society on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tomatoes Challenge

Watch Kath on Global Morning News Calgary as she and Leslie chat about caring for tomatoes.

The Growing Journal

Stop by the Society office at 208 50 Avenue SW to purchase ($20) your copy of The Growing Journal. The Society’s journal is a terrific tool to help keep track of your planning and the activity in the garden. The pages are undated, so you can journal at your own pace, without the stress of finishing an annual diary. It’s a great gift for a gardener on any occasion—that special day will be here before you know it! Purchase this gardening resource and support the Society.

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