The talks on March 12 and 19th have been cancelled due to coronavirus. They may be rescheduled for a later date.

These excellent Garden Talks will really get you growing!

Spring will soon be here and gardens will come to life. Come out to enjoy free garden talks at the Central Library from 7:00  to 8:30 pm. 

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Save these dates!!  

Wednesday, March 4 @ 7 pm“Playin’ in the Dirt”

@ Central Library – 1st Floor Stevenson & Hunt A

Master Gardener Rhonda Persichilli will entertain and inspire you to kick off the growing season the right way. “Are you really ready for spring?” Learn the importance of healthy soil and other gardening basics as you start to get ready for another gardening season!


POSTPONED  – the planned talk on Thursday, March 12 @ 7 pm will hopefully be held at a later time

“Fruit Tree Maintenance”

@ Central  Library – 1st Floor Lawson Foundation Room

Professor and Master Gardener Dr. Amy Turnbull will, in her clear, easy to understand way, help you understand the basics of growing your own fruit. Included in the discussion will be: growing berries, grapes, and tree fruit as well as choosing the right variety for your location, plant nutrition, diseases, pest management, and pruning. Growing fruit is so rewarding. You can do it!


POSTPONED  – Thursday, March 19 @ 7 pm –  “Shrubs – the Garden Warriors!”

@ Central Library 1st Floor Stevenson & Hunt A

Master Gardener Sandra Elfman will share with you the beauty, variety, and wisdom of including these often low-maintenance plants in your garden. Learn about the best selections of evergreens, semi-evergreens or deciduous shrubs. Understand the impact in terms of fragrance, colour, screening, and as food and shelter for wildlife. Join Sandra to see how a variety of shrubs will benefit all types of gardens and help tackle challenging areas too!


For more information, check out Central Library Calendar of Program and Events


Location of Talks -1st Floor Stevenson & Hunt (A) or 1st Floor Lawson Foundation Room at the Central Library @ 251 Dundas St, London  MAP to Central library


All talks are given by London Middlesex Master Gardeners, a local non-profit organization with a mandate to encourage home gardening and educate about effective and ecological growing practices.