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2021 MG lecture – Our Gardens and Climate Change 7:00 PM
2021 MG lecture – Our Gardens and Climate Change
Apr 20 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
2021 MG lecture - Our Gardens and Climate Change
WHEN: Tuesday April 20, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. WHERE: This lecture will be held virtually by Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered participants before the lecture begins. DETAILS: This presentation by Master Gardener Lesley Peace … Continued
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Apr
20
Tue
2021 MG lecture – Our Gardens and Climate Change
Apr 20 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHEN: Tuesday April 20, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: This lecture will be held virtually by Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered participants before the lecture begins.

photo by Diane McClymont Peace

DETAILS:

This presentation by Master Gardener Lesley Peace will discuss climate change and its impact on our gardens. She will offer strategies and techniques to maintain resilient gardens, and suggest how, as gardeners, we can be better stewards of our changing environment.

COST: Individual Lectures: $8 FCEF members, $10 non-members. Purchase the full set of 5 lectures: $35 FCEF members, $45 non-members.

All payments can be made by PayPal (links below) or by credit card (email membership@friendsofthefarm.ca to get instructions for credit card payments to complete the transaction).

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Member: $8     Non-member: $10       Series for Members: $35     Series for Non-members: $45

INFO: Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca for more information.

 

May
4
Tue
2021 MG lecture – Colour through the Seasons
May 4 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHEN: Tuesday May 4, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHEREThis lecture will be held virtually, via Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered participants before the lecture begins.

DETAILS:

This presentation by Master Gardeners Candace Dressler and Rob Stuart focuses on perennials that will introduce colour to your gardens throughout the year. Beginning with spring and on through summer, fall, and winter, we will identify those perennials that are hardy to the Ottawa area and that you can count on to be robust and colourful, whether your garden is full sun, full shade, or somewhere in between.

COST: Individual Lectures: $8 for FCEF members and $10 for non-members.

Purchase the full set of 5 lectures: $35 FCEF members, $45 non-members.

All payments can be made by PayPal (links below) or by credit card (email membership@friendsofthefarm.ca to get instructions for credit card payments to complete the transaction).

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Member: $8      Non-member: $10    Series for Members: $35     Series for Non-members: $45

INFO: Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca for more information.

 

May
18
Tue
2021 MG lecture – Into the Night Garden
May 18 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHEN: Tuesday May 18, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: This lecture will be held virtually by Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered participants before the lecture begins.

DETAILS:

Your garden is alive at night. Some scents are magnified and some plants open only at dusk. Night-time pollinators of fascinating sizes and markings appear in the dark. Master Gardener Judith Cox will help you discover how to make the most of your night-time garden.

COST: Individual Lectures: $8 for FCEF members and $10 for non-members. Purchase the full set of 5 lectures: $35 FCEF members, $45 non-members.

All payments can be made by PayPal (links below) or by credit card (email membership@friendsofthefarm.ca to get instructions for credit card payments to complete the transaction).

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Member: $8       Non-member: $10      Series for Members: $35    Series for Non-members: $45

INFO: Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca for more information.

 

May
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2021 Annual General Meeting (Virtual)
May 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • The Friends of the Farm board of directors cordially invites the public to attend our 2021 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Membership in FCEF is not required to attend; however only fully paid members may vote.
  • The AGM will be held virtually. Details to follow soon.
  • The meeting will be followed by a virtual presentation entitled Horticultural Therapy: Connecting with Nature from the horticultural therapist Sarah Shapiro.
  • Please register if you plan to attend. The meeting link will be sent only to registered attendees. 
  • If you are a member, please make arrangements to renew your membership, if necessary, to be eligible to vote. You can do so in one of two ways: by printing the membership form and sending with cheque payment via mail, or by renewing online prior to the meeting. Please provide adequate time for your renewal to be processed (2 weeks for mail, 24 hours for online).
Sarah Shapiro practises horticultural therapy at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre in Ottawa. She runs both one-on-one and group horticultural therapy programs for veterans and community seniors, including those with dementia and in palliative care. Sarah incorporates complementary and adjunct therapies into her her programs, including mindfulness, meditation, and aroma therapy. She is also a member of the Ottawa Horticultural Society, Ottawa Herb Society, The Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association, and the Friends of the Farm.

COST: Admission is free, but registration is required to obtain the link to the meeting’s platform.

INFORegister here. The Friends of the Farm office is closed, and voicemail messages are monitored on an irregular basis. Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca for any issues.

 

Sep
21
Tue
2021 MG lecture – Another Gardening Year Behind Us
Sep 21 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Please note: This lecture was originally scheduled for September 14, 2021. The date has been changed to September 21, 2021.

WHEN: Tuesday September 21, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: This lecture will be held virtually by Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered participants before the lecture begins.

DETAILS:

Come fall, there is still plenty to do in your garden. Planting, planning, cutting, trimming, composting . . . so many tasks to enjoy as you wrap up all things gardening for another rewarding season. Master Gardener Mary Shearman Reid will tell you how. 

COST: Individual Lectures: $8 for FCEF members and $10 for non-members. Purchase the full set of 5 lectures: $35 FCEF members, $45 non-members.

All payments can be made by PayPal (links below) or by credit card (email membership@friendsofthefarm.ca to get instructions for credit card payments to complete the transaction).

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Member: $8      Non-member: $10       Series for Members: $35     Series for Non-members: $45

INFO: Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca for more information.

 

Sep
28
Tue
2021 MG lecture – A Garden for the Birds
Sep 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHEN: Tuesday September 28, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: This meeting will be held virtually by Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered participants before the lecture begins.

DETAILS:

Wild birds are currently facing a multitude of threats across North America, and many bird species are in decline. Master Gardener Julianne Labreche will review the most common threats and provide gardeners with some practical, positive ways to encourage birds to visit ours garden and make our gardens more bird friendly year-round.

COST: Individual Lectures: $8 for FCEF members and $10 for non-members. Purchase the full set of 5 lectures: $35 FCEF members, $45 non-members.

All payments can be made by PayPal (links below) or by credit card (email membership@friendsofthefarm.ca to get instructions for credit card payments to complete the transaction).

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Member: $8      Non-member: $10     Series for Members: $35     Series for Non-members: $45

INFO: Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca for more information.