Category: Community Board

The Arboretum, University of Guelph – 400 acres, trails, workshops and more!
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The Arboretum, University of Guelph – 400 acres, trails, workshops and more!

The Arboretum, University of Guelph, encompasses 400 acres of plant collections, gardens, walking trails, natural woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. The Arboretum is home to more than 2000 different taxa of woody plants, organized into collections that include a synoptic World of Trees collection, as well as a Native Trees of Ontario collection, and noteworthy collections of Oaks and Beeches, Maples, and Conifers. Adjacent to the university's main campus, The Arboretum is free to the public and open dawn until dusk - Visitors are very welcome!

London Clean and Green – Saturday April 21st – Pitch in!
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London Clean and Green – Saturday April 21st – Pitch in!

This year, the London Clean & Green Community Cleanup Day is scheduled for Saturday April 21st, mark your calendars London!  Get out in your neighbourhood between 9am - 12 noon, pick-up litter, remove graffiti, plant a tree.  Check the website and let the event organizers know on the map where you will be cleaning up and if you'll need the garbage collected on Saturday April 21st. Need Supplies?  Pick up garbage bags & disposable gloves before your cleanup at City Hall, 8th floor, Monday to Friday between 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Plants, Tools & Compost Sale, Saturday May 19, 2018, 8am til noon
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Plants, Tools & Compost Sale, Saturday May 19, 2018, 8am til noon

This is the annual spring plant sale and compost sale that many in the London area wait for! Come out to buy flowers for beds and containers, veggies, herbs, perennials and small shrubs. Don't forget to also get some compost to help everything get off to a great start.
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Star Temple 800 Fanshawe Park Road E

Quinte Botanical Gardens open this spring
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Quinte Botanical Gardens open this spring

Ontario's newest botanical garden near Frankford has six acres of unique garden displays with extraordinary plant combinations. Each garden offers interesting insight to the world of plants. Connect with nature, learn about horticulture, or journey through the gardens at your own pace.

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Seeds to Table (8 Week Course) – now FULL

Course is now FULL. 8 weeks of classroom instruction and hands-on workshops covering everything from soil preparation and seed selection to planting, maintaining, harvesting and preserving. Focus is on gardens you can EAT as well as colourful and helpful companion flowers.

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Sunday Oct 15, 2017 – Master Gardeners hosting Native Plant & Gardening Workshop

The London Middlesex Master Gardeners are hosting a workshop in October and this year we are Going Native! The full day session, offered at the price of only $60, will be of interest to any level of gardener interested in learning the many benefits of native and sustainable gardening practices. For Master gardeners this event will qualify for 6 CEU's. Hope you will join us!

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Forest Festival @ Harris Park, August 19 2017

ReForest London is excited to invite you to our first ever Forest Festival in Harris Park on Saturday, August 19th! From 11 am to 3 pm, this family-oriented event is all about celebrating trees, forests, and our identity as the Forest City! A BBQ picnic from Growing Chefs will be offered by donation to the first 500 attendees, where every dish includes an ingredient grown from a tree!