September 27

Here are some workshops that may be of interest you club members.

Ladysmith Community Garden Fall Programming in Community.
Co -Sponsored with LaFF and The Town Of Ladysmith.

Preserving the Harvest – Canning, Freezing, Drying
– Weds Oct 02. Join members of the Cedar Women’s Institute to enjoy learning to make and can your own delicious salsa from local produce. Aggie Hall. 6:00 pm-8:00pm. $5.00 for supplies.

Hands on Cleaning of Mason Bee Cocoons
Wed Oct 9. Experience the wonders of the small creatures that pollinate our gardens as you learn to clean and care for the overwintering cocoons of your mason bees.

Aggie Hall 9:30 -11:30am FREE

Wild Mushroom Walk on Holland Creek Trail
Join Jay Rastogi on this informative walk. Fungi are important in our ecosystems and many years fruit abundantly. Knowing a bit about them enhances fall outings and can provide some food. On this walk, you will look at what is fruiting and focus on the features important to identification.

Meet at Dogwood Parking Lot Sat Nov 2 1:00-4:00pm $40/1 session

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May Garden Club Minutes

Thanks to Vicki the minutes of the May meeting are now posted on the Meetings page . They will be uploaded to that page each month as a PDF file which will open in your browser for easy reading.

Technical note: For those of you not familiar with the term PDF it just means a Portable Document Format and is a format that allows a file created in just about any software, to be read on any computer system and browser.

The garden club new year begins!

The Ladysmith Saltair Garden Club will resume regular meetings at 7:30pm, September 19th at the United Church Hall, 232 High St.

Following the business meeting and break, we will have the pleasure of listening to our own wonderful Lennie Clark who also wants to hear from us about our 2013 gardening adventures.

The October 17th meeting will include the popular members’ Plant Auction. Please keep this in mind as you divide or cull garden specimens over the next month. Label as comprehensively as you can.

New members can join the club for the remainder of 2013 for $5

Non perishable donations to the food bank can be made at the door

Bring a mug for the break

Contributions of garden related items for the door prize are gratefully received

Please consider taking an executive position for next year. We will need a new President, VP and secretary. It’s been a fun, rewarding 3 years with lots of support and assistance. Elections will be in November.

Looking forward to seeing everyone, including guests.

September 1st 2013

Greetings all. The photos submitted by Pam Fraser of the Hatley Park and Dahlia visits are now posted in the Photo Galleries section.  Please accept my apologies for the delay in posting them…. As always please click on any image to activate the slide show.