Upcoming Events

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 
When: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 |  7:00 – 9:00 pm
Where: Summerland Research & Development Centre, 4200 Highway 97

Short AGM meeting will be followed by a presentation:
EXPLORING NEW GARDENING TRENDS IN 2017
Presenters:  Donna Lane, Retired Landscape Architect
Eva Antonijevic, Registered Professional Biologist

Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served! There will also be an opportunity to renew your membership or to become a member.


COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
When: Wednesday, March 11, 2017 |  10am – 11am
Where: Big House at Summerland Gardens

Presenters:  Cameron Baughen


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SUMMERLAND SEEDY SATURDAY
Hosted by Summerland Ornamental Gardens 

When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 |  10am – 4pm
Where: Big House at the Summerland Gardens

Vendors & Workshops:
11:00  Waterwise Bed Tour – Bev Krieger
12:00  Grooming Ornamental Grasses – Eva Antonijevic
1:00   Composting – Dave Weir
2:00  Xeriscape/Butterfly garden tour – Bev Krieger
3:00  Planting Early Vegetables – Kathryn McCourt

Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served! There will also be an opportunity to renew your membership or to become a member. 

All workshop participants are to gather at the Information Centre.

* note some limited accessibility at site


INTERGENERATIONAL LANDED LEARNING VOLUNTEER TRAINING WORKSHOP
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 10am to noon
Where: Big House at Summerland Gardens


Celebrate EARTH WEEK .. Free Workshop
“A Model for a Native Plant Garden”
When: Friday, April 21, 2017 |  10am – noon
Where: Big House at Summerland Gardens

Presenters:  Harold Baumbrough
Click here to view PDF with full details on this workshop on the Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden in Cape Town, South Africa.


21st ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE
When: Saturday, May 6 & Sunday May 7, 2017 |  8am – 4pm
Where: Big House at Summerland Gardens

Mark Your Calendars!!


MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

This is the time of year to renew your membership or for new members to join our Society.

The Friends’ yearly membership runs along the calendar year from January to December.

 By being a member and contributing as a volunteer, the community keeps us growing and moving forward supporting the delivery FOG’s programming and maintenance at the Gardens.

Download the Membership Form to mail in with your payment or pay directly online using one of our Membership direct payment options listed.


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

A short AGM meeting will be followed by a presentation:

EXPLORING NEW GARDENING TRENDS IN 2017

Presenters:  Donna Lane, Retired Landscape Architect
Eva Antonijevic, Registered Professional Biologist

Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served! There will also be an opportunity to renew your membership or to become a member.

When: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 |  7:00 – 9:00 pm
Where: Summerland Research & Development Centre, 4200 Highway 97


100 SEASONS IN THE SUN–
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS

A big THANK YOU to everyone who came out to celebrate The Summerland Ornamental Gardens Centennial on July 16 & 17.  It was a great success with over 3,500 visitors enjoying the events, food, music and especially Garden Tours. 95 volunteers ensured that everything ran smoothly and we are so grateful to them and our wonderful sponsors.

You can read more about the event in the Penticton Herald