Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Here is Nancy Christie's hand-out to the Grimsby Garden Club members last night. We had a great time with Nancy - and learned a lot from her practical and entertaining approach!
Stay tuned - Nancy is going to send us the information on the upcoming pruning course she's offering in Beamsville.
Here's her course information:
Sunday, 29 January 2017
Tomorrow is our January Meeting
Monday, January 30, 2017
7:00 pm - Social & Book/Magazine Exchange
7:30 pm - General Meeting and speaker
Speaker: R. Larry Peterson
Topic: The Fascinating Biology of Orchids
Dr. Larry Peterson grew up in Alberta and attended the University of Alberta where he received B.Ed and M.Sc degrees. He earned a PhD from the University of California and spent his career at the University of Guelph where he is currently a University Professor Emeritus. He has published over 200 papers in refereed journals, 25 book chapters, and has co-authored 3 books. The book “Teaching Plant Anatomy Through Creative Laboratory Exercises”, co-authored with Dr. Carol Peterson and Lewis Melville, received the George Lawson Medal from the Canadian Botanical Association (CBA) for an exceptional contribution to Botany. His current book “When is a 'Flower' not a Flower and other Intriguing Questions about Plants” is co-authored with Dr. Carol Peterson. Dr. Peterson received a second George Lawson Medal from CBA for outstanding career contributions to Botany. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and has received two Teaching Awards from the University of Guelph.