Find out what the Grimsby Garden Club is doing here. Our mission is to help beautify Grimsby, Ontario. We meet on the last Monday of the month at the Livingston Activity Centre, 18 Livingston Ave at 7:00pm for social time. Become a member for $15.00 single, $20.00 family. Our president is Stephen Hargrave and you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org - You can check us out on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter too!
onwards The Syndicate – 13
Mountain Street, Grimsby, ON L3M 3J7
Our Members' Field
Trip this takes us to Benchscape - a stunning residential house located in
Beamsville on three acres of property.The house and garden is the design of the award-winning firm Lex Parker
Design Consultants Ltd.Lex will be in
the garden for tours and questions.
through the garden paths, enjoy the panoramic views, and visit with the two of
the gardeners - Wendy Fletcher in the Vegetable Garden and Marilyn Cornwell in
the Edible Flower and Herb Garden.
gardens have many interesting structures, elements and features. At the entrance
is a remarkable central feature - a bubble rock with the remains of the
original tree root still clinging to the rock.As one passes through the breezeway between the house and garage, the
scenic vista opens up with exceptional panoramic views over the Lake to Toronto
and Hamilton.The north of the house has
a series of inter-connected patios. A highlight is the black reflecting pond
and waterfall that ripples down a black granite face.
stone steps and walkways lead down the hillside towards garden destinations - the
trellis arbour, the fire pit, and the potting shed with vegetable garden.The night garden features LED path lights and
illumination throughout the garden.
conclude our evening at the Syndicate, 13 Mountain Street, Grimsby for drinks and snacks on the patio after 8:00pm.
Directions: Take Main Street east to
Beamsville.At the second light, turn
right on Mountain Street.Proceed along
Mountain Street to 3910 (opposite Albright Manor). Turn right into the private
road entrance.Park along the road. Not a member? Contact us to join and participate in this event and many more to come this year.
If you would like to see a beautiful garden with impeccable maintenance, delicate and subtle colour management, beautiful specimen trees with gorgeous winding paths and curving bed shapes, please visit Laurie-Ann Braun’s garden on 6 Sunnylea Crescent. She also has a whimsical Star Wars hosta garden with the hostas named after her favorite Star Wars characters. One of our favorite vignettes is the little troll by the driveway. This is a “Must See” garden.
Winning gardens are chosen based on our criteria for curb appeal, colour, design and maintenance.
Please visit our website at http://grimsbygardenclub.ca and our Facebook page too