Grimsby Garden Club News Flash September 2016

Grimsby Garden Club News Flash
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We are here to help beautify Grimsby.  
Where We Meet
Our meetings are at the Livingston Activity Centre at 18 Livingston Ave. Grimsby ON.  We start at 7:00pm for social time. We'd appreciate it if you bring your mug.
Our membership fees are modest. Our membership chair is Ginny Thiessen and you will meet her at the Membership Desk at Monthly meetings.

Wednesday, September 14 7:30pm Trillium Recognition at Town Hall
Our 2016 Trillium Program was a success! There were 110 nominations for 89 gardens, with 49 Trillium recipients.  This year anyone (including the garden owner) could nominate a Grimsby garden.

Our garden club members are invited to this celebration and recognition event and we encourage you to support this program.
The recognition event is Wednesday, September 14th, at 7:30pm at Grimsby Town Hall.  We will be showcasing nominated and Trillium recipient garden owners and gardens. A social gathering with treats and coffee/tea etc will be part of the evening.

Monday, September 26 at 7:00pm monthly meeting

Speaker: Heinke Thiessen

Heinke Thiessen has been a gardening enthusiast since her early childhood in Quebec. Retired proprietor of Perennial Pleasures Landscape Design, Heinke is a horticultural design judge accredited by the Royal Botanical Garden, and President of Credit Valley Horticultural Society in Mississauga. 

Topic:  Garden for All Seasons in a Changing Climate   

Discover how gardening practices contribute to climate change and how to create a beautiful garden regardless of changes in temperature and moisture patterns.
September Vote on Proposed Increase in Membership Fees
The July Newsletter outlined the board's recommendation that the Grimsby Garden Club membership fees increase a little, with single membership moving to $15.00 and family membership to $20.00.  For questions contact us at or call Beth Sommers, our President, at 905-945-1033

The increase will be introduced as a motion in the September meeting, and the membership will be asked to vote on the proposal. 

October 1st All Day - District 9 Fall Forum

Speaker:  Paul Zammit
Topic:  Promoting Biodiversity in the Home Garden

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Flower Show Registration 8:30am Flower Show Schedule

Paul Zammit Speaks at 11:00am Complete Program

Purchase Tickets online
Grace Mennonite Church
677 Niagara St. St. Catharines On.
Brunch catered by Sweets CafĂ©
Fee: $10 for Paul Zammit presentation
$22 includes Breakfast

Bee Houses for Sale $20.00
There are some solitary bee houses still available for purchase.  Please consider supporting our environment!