Category Archives: Talks

Permaculture

Eric Brocken from the EarthCare Centre spoke to our club in September about Permaculture. He admitted that permaculture is a very broad term that can mean many different things. For this talk he focussed on sustainability and building resilience into a … Continue reading

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Plant Nutrition

Bruce Higgs of Darvill Nursery visited our club to talk about Plant Nutrition and Terrorism. Before we end up on any watch list I want to make it clear that the last word of his subject had to do with … Continue reading

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Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago

The originally scheduled June speaker cancelled but we didn’t have to do without an interesting talk thanks to one of our members, Susan, offering to give a presentation about her recent visit to Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago. What an amazing place … Continue reading

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Plant Identification

Back by popular demand! Alexander Greentree was the star of our Library Event. He was our expert horticulturalist who answered questions from members and visitors alike. A large proportion of those questions involved plant identification. He was such a hit that … Continue reading

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Eco Organic Garden

Remember, April 7th is the MTGC Open Session as part of the Library What’s On program. Come along, bring a friend and enjoy the afternoon which will take the place of our normal April meeting. Details can be found here. … Continue reading

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Keukenhof

Betty was lucky enough to visit Keukenhof in the Netherlands earlier this year and at the October meeting, she shared her stories, photos and videos with us. You couldn’t have had a more keen (or jealous!) audience for this presentation. … Continue reading

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Bonsai

Lief Rosengaard brought a great sample from his 177 strong bonsai collection to the club meeting this month. His offering contained examples of several types of bonsai including cascading, semi-cascading, windswept, slanting, broom, clump, literati, informal upright and formal upright. … Continue reading

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