EVENTS OF INTEREST TO THE COMMUNITY and LOCAL GARDENERS






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(Friends of The Antigonish Library)
Proud supporters of the The Peoples's Place Library
Recent winner of The Great Places in Canada contest for the Great Public Space category.

Annual Booksale
co-sponsored by FoAL & St. Martha's Hospital Auxiliary
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Antigonish Town & County Library
10AM - 4PM
Contributions of quality used books may be dropped off at the library Friday, June 1.





We were pleased to have our garden featured in the April, 2014 issue of Gardens East magazine.
Check out the "story" from our Blog
"We've Been Published"
Homebush view

bannerAntigonish Garden Club
Typically meets the third Tuesday of the Month
7:00 PM The John Paul Center
Main St., Antigonish
Next Meeting   Saturday, April 21, 2018
"The 35th Anniversary Celebration"
May Meeting May 15th

All are Welcome

The 2016 winter newsletters are available online
January, February and March

                Check out our new website        



One of the rites of spring is Maple Syrup time.
One of our favourite spots is  The Sugar Moon Farm  Earltown, Pictou Co., NS.
Check the link to find out all about them.

 
 
 
 
 


  



NSAGC

Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs 

Annual Convention

June 1-2, 2018

Day's Inn
Bridgewater, NS

Register soon, details at the NSAGC website




Three Great Books by Atlantic Authors

"Plants for Atlantic Gardens"
by Jodi DeLong

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Blooming Writer Blog

"Ground Breaking Food Gardens"
By Niki Jabbour

Ground breaking



"The Year-round Vegetable Gardener"
by Niki Jabbour
Her radio show returns in the spring
Year round






 

 MODIFIED SPRING PLANT- SALE

AT "THE WILLOW GARDEN"

#407 Old Maryvale Road, Antigonish Co., NS
There will be no public plant sale in the spring of 2018.

We will  be accepting plant enquiries on a per person basis 

until ~ May 15th.

We have some plantings which would benefit from thinning !

Spring 2018 will offer a selection of seedling Magnolias.

These vary in age from 2-4 years and from 18" - ~4 Ft. in height.

A list of Magnolias & Other Plants will be added as spring approaches.

magnolia sieboldii
Here are some examples 

Magnolia loebneri hyb. ex 'Leo Messel', 2 age groups

Magnolia sieboldii, ex Korean, 2 age groups

ex (Magnolia stellata rosea x 'Leo Messel')

unknown Pink, possibly one of the Girl series

a few potted 2014 seedlings


There are a variety of other plants to be had

Azaleas, Shrubs, Tree Peonies(few), 

Begonia grandis tubers, Flowering Dogwood

For  INFO  on the availability of specific plants contact us by e-mail
e-mail:  willowgarden_ns@hotmail.com
Happy Gardening from Bill & Sharon Wilgenhof

A reminder that we welcome visitors to the garden through out the season.

 

Our annual spring plant sale is a popular event among gardeners in the area. It offers the chance to try some new and unusual plants along with the mainstays.  
The propensity to plant more than one really has room for is ever with us. A reminder that our plants will be variable in both size and number. 
Plants are chosen as surplus items here and there, or from plants that have volunteered!




 
St. Martha's Hospital Auxiliary Presents
"MAYFEST"
2018 Event May 12, 2018
Bloomfield Center, St. FX

mayfest



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2018 Seed Exchange is now open until April 30, 2018  Check out the new website
We have a Facebook Group




updated: April 18 , 2018