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Hidden Treasures Garden Tour – Sunday, July 14

The warmer weather has finally arrived! There should be lots of colour to witness on Sunday afternoon as you stroll through the variety of gardens with their textures and colours leading you to their hidden treasures; a downtown community garden showcasing the concept of “Grow A Row”, and a historical property highlighting a 4 square Victorian Kitchen garden. 

Tickets are available at our designated businesses till Saturday July 13, and on Sunday afternoon July 14 at these gardens: 112 Dundas St., 196 Willingdon Ave., 105 Livingston Ave. and at The Spire on Sydenham St.

Invite a friend and follow the signs. Fill in your ticket for a chance to win a fabulous door prize.

Don’t miss out on an enjoyable afternoon in your Kingston neighbourhoods.

PLANTchoir Product Launch: Thursday, November 21

This event is on THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2019, at Fractal Workspace. Doors open at 4:00 pm and the presentation is at 4:30 pm.  

What is PLANTChoir??? PLANTChoir is a Bluetooth device that captures the biorhythmic feedback of plant life and through our app translates the plant energy into musical instruments – in short –  We gave Nature a voice with #plantmusic that is Created by Plants and is Composed by You!   
For those who wish to attend, they should register for this FREE event at Eventbrite page by clicking here. For more information:

PLANTChoir.com

Fall bulb sale from Kitchen Table Seed House

Kitchen Table Seed House is trialling a fall bulb sale which may be of interest to members. Their website listings are now up to date with these offerings for fall planting. 

As a special promotion to KHS members and friends, by entering promotion code Kingston you can avoid the shipping costs and receive free delivery to our Oct 10 meeting.

Did you know?

The first president of the Kingston Horticultural Society was the Baron de Longueil, who owned Wolfe Island…yes, that was a long time ago. The Daily News in 1856 reports that the first KHS horticultural show was held that summer, on July 2, at City Hall, with music from the officers of Her Majesty’s 9th Regiment Band. A second show was held in October 1857. To be continued…

Bath Garden Club presents “Monarchs, Milkweed & Migration”, Thursday, October 3

Bath Garden Club Presents
“Monarchs, Milkweed & Migration” –
Our Story of Raising Monarch Butterflies 

The North American population of these beautiful insects has shrunk by 90% in the past two decades. We all can do something – find out how you can help the cause of the Monarchs. Hear the fascinating story of how Bath residents Sue & Brian Nillson became foster parents to many monarch butterflies – nurturing them from egg stage and releasing them back to nature as mature butterflies.  

When – Thursday, October 3, 2019
Where – St. John’s Hall – 212 Church St,  Bath
Time –  7 p.m.
All are welcome to attend this presentation
Admission –  by donation          Refreshments will be served