What we do

 

Master Gardeners of Niagara yearly commitments and activities

  1. Catharines Public Library, 54 Church Street

The clinic is open to the public and  runs for 2 hours from 9.30 to 11.30 for the following dates in 2021:

To be determined

Please visit and bring your gardening questions.

  1. Rice Road Greenhouses, 1361 Rice Road, Fonthill.

To be determined in 2021

Two hour sessions from 10 to 12, and 12 to 2. (two Master Gardeners per session required). Assisting the public in the garden centre regarding planting, planning, designing, etc.

 Shaw Guild Garden Tour, Niagara-on-the-Lake.

.Attending the gardens on the tour and helping the public with any questions on the individual gardens that are selected.

September 11, 2021.  10 am to 4 pm

4. HotLine 905-646-2818

Answering your horticultural questions weekly for entire year

5. Hospice Niagara, St. Catharines.

Four times a year March, June, September, December. (To be determined in 2021)

Three members demonstrate planting or making cactus dishes, flowers in cups, or small items to be taken home with the participants. Each demonstration lasts about 2 hours.

6. Niagara Parks, School of Horticulture (Hands On)

Depending on seasonal requirements having Hands On once a month in the Niagara Botanical Gardens. This involves planting seeds, bulbs and plants along with various pruning activities.

7.Plant Sale Fundraiser, Vineland Research Centre,4890 Victoria North, Lincoln

September 2021

Friday Setup 9-12, Saturday Sale 9-12

Members are asked to pot up plants either from the previous fall or in the spring of the year of the plant sale. (Minimum of 10 plants).

Members  volunteer on the Friday for set-up, pricing and arrangement of plants. On Saturday members  sell the plants to the public and answer any questions. This is one of our major fundraisers.

8. Monthly MG Meetings, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.

Second Thursday each month, (except June, July, August).

General meeting for all members, and also the public are invited to attend. Interesting speakers each month with various topics, (trees, plants, bees, pesticides, etc.).

9. Seedy Saturday:

To be determined in 2021

Commitments.

Scholarships for Niagara Parks, School of Horticulture, Students.

Donations to Start Me  Up Niagara.

Donations to Hospice Niagara.

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