“How to be A Great Gardener”

The City of Hamilton Libraries has asked us to give presentations on gardening for the spring of 2018. Since April is “How to” month, the topic will be  “How to be A Great Gardener”.    The following presentations have been arranged:

May 8th at 2 p.m. Saltfleet library
May 9th at 2 p.m. Redhill library
May 14th at 7pm. Sherwood library
May 22nd at 2 p.m. Concession library

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Ask a Master Gardener

Advising  gardeners for over 30 years


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Web Chats

Halton Master Gardeners are involved in Web Chats  on CBC Ontario’s gardening call in show which takes place every Monday at 12:30pm.  Four of our members  Donna Parker,  Claudette Sims, Patty King and Lisa Drozdov regularly take part on this program.

Information about these shows may be found at:


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Royal Botanical Gardens Festivals , Burlington

Every year the Royal Botanical Gardens hosts Spring and Summer Festivals and  members of Halton Master Gardeners do encourage  interested gardeners to attend the various RBG events which take place at these festivals .  The gardens are located at 680 Plains Road West in Burlington, Ontario.

See below for the map.

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Advice Clinics at Farmer’s Markets in Hamilton area

Members of Halton Master Gardeners will be providing  advice clinics at the Dorval Civitan Crossing Market in Oakville, the Dundas Farmers Market and the Burlington Farmers’ Market  during the August to September period of the year.

The Burlington Farmers’ Market is held at 3030 Prospect St, Burlington, ON L7R 3N2 from 10am to 1pm.  For further information visit their web site at             http://www.burlingtonmallfarmersmarket.com/                                                                        We plan to  have an advice  clinic at the the market on May 19th, May 26th, and June 2nd.

The Dundee Farmer’s Market is held at 11 Miller’s Ln, Hamilton, ON L9H.   We plan to have advice clinics at this market  in  Thursdays from  3pm to 7pm  starting in June




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