Charleswood

Garden Club

Event Calendar

Regular meetings usually take place on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at 5006 Roblin Blvd. (between fire hall and library).

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January 8, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: Images of Open Gardens 2013. There will be a brief presentation of what we learned from hosting this event and then a guided visual presentation of the 17 participating gardens.

February 12, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: Composting- Beyond the Basics, Bowen Smyth, Compost Coordinator, West Broadway Community Organization.

March 12, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: What's New and What's Hot for 2014 will be presented by Susan Jensen Stubbe, Jensen Nursery and Landscaping Ltd.

April 9, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: Those Beautiful City of Winnipeg Planters. Have you ever wondered what is involved in the planning, execution and maintenance of those incredible boulevard planters that we have been enjoying over the past years? Please join Jan Tyler, head gardener for north Winnipeg as she shares experiences and photos.

May 22, 2014 Perennials and Annuals Auction Sale

Auction at Westdale CC, 550 Dale Blvd: Set-up will begin at 4:30 and auction will start at 6:30

July 9, 2014 Executive/Directors Meeting

August 13,2014 Annual Fair

95th Fair at Westdale CC, 550 Dale Blvd: entries 6:00 pm-9:00 pm on Wednesday, August 13; judging Thursday morning; viewing Thursday afternoon and Friday until 3:00; call 204-832-6105 for other details.

September 20, 2014 Gardeners' Market

9:00 am to noon, Charleswood Legion, 6003 Roblin Blvd.

September 17, 2014 Pot Luck Supper and Awards

Set-up at 5:00 and dinner at 6:00 pm, Charleswood United Church, 4820 Roblin Blvd.

October 8, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: What worked in your garden this year and what didn't? Address your questions and comments to our panel of experienced gardeners and enjoy an engaging conversation while picking up some tips for next year.

November 12, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: Fermentation
Natalie Elizabeth from Edible Alchemy: Fermentation Skill Share will be facilitating an interactive exploration into the fascinating world of fermentation. Learn how this ancient technique of food preservation can be used to improve health, rediscover cultural traditions and deepen connections with the natural world around us. In this one hour session we will talk about the science behind these transformations and tips for incorporating these living foods into your diet. Starter cultures like yogurt, ginger soda, water kefir and kombucha as well as artful, informative booklets will be available for sale."

December 10, 2014 Regular meeting

Program: Hands-on Christmas and Charleswood Food Bank Collection

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2017, 2016, 2015, 2013

Gardening for Pollinators

Wednesday, Oct. 11
at 7:30 pm

Kelly Leask, Manager of Prairie Originals, will present conservation opportunities that encourage birds, bees, bugs and butterflies to visit our gardens and greenspaces.

Giant Zucchini Contest

Win our Challenge Trophy by growing the heaviest zucchini in Manitoba. The rules are simple:

1. Only Genuine zucchinis may be entered.
2. The show-er must be the grow-er.
3. Official weigh-in will be at the October regular meeting.
4. Bring in your zucchini. Attach a tab with your name and address. Anyone may enter - there is no entry fee.

This is the original zucchini contest!

Fall Gardeners' Market

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who donated, worked at or supported this year's event. With our expanded Gardeners' Market that also included our Canada 150 Tea and our oversized garage sale it was quite a feat to pull it off. Everyone's contributions to this successful event are very much appreciated.