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January 2017

2017 Seed Exchange

January 16, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

View our seed exchange tab for more information: http://atlanticrhodo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/2017-ARHS-SeedExchange-Package.pdf  

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February 2017

Plants of South Africa

February 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Mary Helleiner will present  Plants of South Africa.

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2017 Tissue Culture Orders due

February 27, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

All Tissue Culture orders should have been received by Jon Porter by March 19th.  

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March 2017

Making a New Woodland Garden

March 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Roslyn Duffus  will present 'Making a new woodland garden'. Roslyn moved to a new property three and a half years ago with lots more trees.  Her talk is a practical view about starting a new garden that is larger, with some sun and much shade.  She moved a lot of plants from her former garden and has started planting new areas. Reducing labor and maintenance is an important guideline for her.  She will show images of soil prep, plant selection and…

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Members 2017 pre-ordered plant sale is now open

March 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

http://atlanticrhodo.org/archives/plant_sales/2017-members-pre-ordered-plant-sale/  

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April 2017

Freeman Patterson – Garden Design with a Photographer’s Eye

April 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Garden Design with a Photographer’s Eye Freeman Patterson, renowned photographer and teacher of visual design (In a Canadian Garden, The Garden, and several instructional books), gardens in Shamper’s Bluff, NB. He grows more than 150 varieties of rhodos and 50 of azaleas (over 1000 plants) and deliberately and regularly includes both temporary and permanent aspects of the natural habitat into his own garden layouts. His most recent book is, Embracing Creation. Freeman’s illustrated presentation will include photographs of his own…

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2017 Tissue Culture Pick-up

April 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St Andrews Recreation Centre, 3380 Barnstead Lane
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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May 2017

2017 Members Plant pick-up

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Donna & Duff, 5 Sime Court
Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia Canada
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June 2017

NSAGC Convention 2017

June 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - June 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs convention is being held at Inverary Inn, Baddeck Cape Breton this year. Interesting speakers, door prizes, Sailboat tour, hiking and entertainment. For more information see their website: http://www.nsagc.com/plantsale.htm and here: http://www.nsagc.com/Convention2017Info.pdf  

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Annual ARHS Garden Tour – Kentville and Canning Area

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

See your newsletter for details!

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September 2017

Paul Reimer: “Deciduous Magnolias for Canadian Gardens”

September 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Paul Reimer is the president of Reimer's Nursery in Chilliwack, BC, specializing in magnolia, beech, Japanese Maples and dogwood. Paul will give a brief review of the hardier Magnolia species and the better hybrids that arise from those species.  He will also take a short look at Magnolia hybridizing for the future.  

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October 2017

Steele Lecture: Rhododendron Species Conservation

October 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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The Annual Steele Lecture: Rhododendron Species Conservation The recently published Red List of Rhododendrons highlighted the sobering fact that of the 1000 or so species of Rhododendron in the world, approximately 25% are threatened in their natural habitats, including several here in North America. Tom will discuss some of the issues rhododendrons face but also some of the efforts to conserve them, especially the key role that public gardens play in conserving this diverse and horticulturally rich genus. He will…

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November 2017

Green Patience: The formula for Woodlanders – Philip MacDougall

November 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Green Patience.  Patience. That's the formula for woodlanders. Seen as the logical perennial companion to Rhododendron gardens, chosen properly these charmers offer interest throughout the year. The cyclic element of birth, growth, death and regeneration adds flow to the static structures of evergreen shrubs. Familiar from long use in our gardens, old standbys from Europe and America have left the group with a dowdy reputation. New breeding and collections from Asia have added heaps of surprisingly good plants.  Painfully winnowed…

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December 2017

Christmas Party and Member’s slide show

December 5, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Our annual Christmas Party where we share finger food and 4-5 of our favourite digital photos of our gardens or travel.  

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January 2018

Siting Rhododendrons: Panel Discussion

January 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Four of our members will discuss their experience with siting Rhododendrons in the garden and answer your questions.

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February 2018

Revelations and Dreams in my Garden: Dennis Crouse

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Dennis will talk on his experiences in his home garden, gardens he has visited and gardens he has managed. He will talk on how they have all influenced the design and maintenance of his own garden.   Dennis is a member of ARHS. He grew up in the Annapolis Valley and has been gardening in St. Margaret's Bay for 10 years now.  He is a graduate of the Horticulture & Landscaping program at NSCC Kingstec campus and he has participated…

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March 2018

Hydrangeas: Ain’t no time for the summertime blues!

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Hydrangeas:  Ain’t no time for the summertime blues   Bob Howard will present images and discuss what he is learning about hydrangeas. He will review a bit of the natural history, the history of plant exploration and the early breeding work in Europe. There will be pictures of visits to some prominent hydrangea gardens, including the Heritage Museum in Sandwich, MA, and the Shamrock Association in Normandy, France. The focus will be on summer and late summer bloom, fall foliage,…

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Deadline for 2018 Tissue Culture order

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Have your order into Dennis by March16th. You can email your order to Dennis - his information is included in the Tissue Culture documents.

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April 2018

Introduction to Ikebana, The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement: Miyako Ballesteros

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Introduction to Ikebana, The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement, Miyako Ballesteros.     This presentation will introduce the basic concepts and structure of anIkebana arrangement followed by live demonstrations showing basic and advanced styles.  Miyako is a qualified instructor in the Sogetsu School of ikebana with a rank of 2nd Grade Jōnin Sanyo, and is an active teaching member of the Sogetsu Teachers' Association  Currently, she teaches ikebana at her studio in Halifax.

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May 2018

Member to Member Plant Sale

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Members have the opportunity to bring in plants to sell to other members. Members who would like to set up and sell plants should arrive at 6:45 to prepare their table and help to clean-up at the end of the sale. Event will be held at the NS Museum in their project room (next to our regular meeting room)

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