Right Plant, Right Place: Choosing Trees and
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7 PM - 9 PM
Members: $50; Non-members: $70
Learn how to choose the right trees and shrubs for your garden.
Click here to learn more and
Beauty on a Budget
New to gardening? Want some tips and tricks to increase
success in your yard? Discover how to create your own stunning
yard from the ground up. Sign up for these free workshops that are
partnered with the City at various locations. Click here to register.
What's new at the Garden Show this year?
This year we are introducing food trucks to the show. Come on
down and kindle your taste buds with Yummy
Yogis and Taiko Tacos.
YOU CAN RIDE WITH US TO THE GARDEN SHOW!
A bus service from Somerset-Bridlewood LRT station to Spruce
Meadows has been arranged for both days, April 29 and 30. Buses
will run from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. They will leave from the LRT
station on the half hour, and from Spruce Meadows on the
How to find us?
Look for a yellow school bus with "first student" written on the
side of the bus. Donations from you cover the cost of the ride.
Donations can be paid at the ticket office once you enter Spruce
Looking for a Gift for that gardener in your life?
How about a membership to the Society! Connect members to
a great community enjoying discounts, share plants, tips and tricks
and above all have fun. Click here to purchase your membership.
Why we exist:
Carol came to Calgary, as many people do, because of work. Once
settled, she started looking for things to do and ways to connect
with other people.
One day, Carol spotted a community garden from the bus on her
way home. That fleeting glimpse of a well-tended veggie patch
flooded her with longing and fond memories of her Grandma's garden
back home. As a child, she often visited and "helped out" by
sampling fresh peas in the pod, sweet raspberries and countless
other home-grown treats.
Although she was living in a small condo with no yard of her
own, Carol felt inspired and determined to try her own hand at
gardening, satisfying that nostalgic urge to taste truly
fresh-picked produce again. She searched for community gardens in
Calgary online and found the Calgary Horticultural Society's
website, which informed her that there was indeed a community
garden not too far from her condo. She also found that the Society
offered a wealth of tips and information on growing vegetables,
flowers and trees in Calgary's unique climate. Read More...