Ten diverse gardens, two in Sherwood Park and all the others in Edmonton, were featured on the 2015 annual EHS Garden Tour July 18 and 19th. This year we promoted the event as "The best garden tour of the season!". Once again, this remarkable tour provided an opportunity for people of all ages to take pleasure in the creativity and unique interpretations of space, colour and texture in residential landscapes.
From a lush, formal, French garden to a smaller scale, playful yard full of delightful, unexpected surprises, we noted the common theme of diversity woven throughout the overwhelmingly positive ...
EHS Awards Night
Come celebrate gardening with us. All members, garden competition winners and guests are invited to come celebrate the winning gardens from this year's Garden Competition. Winners of the August photo competition will also be announced. Admission is free for guests on this evening. Along with the presentation of awards for the winning garden entries, come enjoy an inspiring slide presentation of all of the competitors' gardens. Coffee and treats will be served after the meeting.
What role has gardening played in the evolution of Edmonton as it has grown from a nineteenth century fur trading post to a twenty-first century urban agglomeration? What role has gardening played in the lives of immigrants as they work to make Canada their home? What role has the Edmonton Horticultural Society played in the city’s gardening history? Come to hear Kathryn Chase Merrett talk about the gardens, garden organizations and gardening movements as well as the city beautification advocates, entrepreneurs, plant hybridists and ...
Bert Yeudall is a man of strength and wonder! Only a couple of years ago, Bert had a major health challenge, but true to the “power of life” and with the support of his wife, Bernie, and friends, he overcame. Now Bert is a force to be reckoned with.
You may recognize Bert at every member’s meeting, introducing the speaker for the evening. He has been a integral part of the Speakers Committee for the last 2 years. Well done, Bert! We have enjoyed the selection of speakers you and the committee have procured.
Spring, Summer and Fall Garden Maintenance with Kevin Napora*
Part I: Garden Maintenance: Welcome Spring!
Sunday, April 12, 2015 2-4:30 pm, at the EHS Office, 10746 – 178 St, Edmonton
We are inundated with images of serene and happy gardeners laughing and enjoying a sip of lemonade in their pristine gardens. Yet so often the reality for us is foot-high Canada thistle and bouquets of dandelions. This first of a three-part workshop series will take us week by week through the important tasks in getting the garden up and running. This Spring session will cover early pruning, lawn ...