Our mission is the promotion of education to encourage interest and improvement in horticulture, and related environmental issues in the community, along with the beautification of our community. We meet on the last THURSDAY of the month at the Livingston Activity Centre, 18 Livingston Ave at 7:00pm. Membership for $15.00 single, $20.00 family. We are at email@example.com, on Facebook and Instagram!
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.