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stjameshorticulturalsociety.ca
DO YOU NEED INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR
ST. JAMES HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP?
Visit the "CONTACT US" page of our website for our
Society brochure and application form. 
CONTACT US (stjameshorticulturalsociety.ca)
Visit the "ABOUT US" page of our website for
additional information regarding the
St. James Horticultural Society 
SJHS - ABOUT US (stjameshorticulturalsociety.ca)
SJHS EXECUTIVE & COMMITTEE MEMBERS
 
President: Jennifer Anderson
1st Vice President: Gayle Leverton
2nd Vice President: Iris Ingram
Secretary: Tina Pratt
Treasurer: Sharon Rude
Program: Sandy Venton
Membership: Leah Stawiarski
Flower Arrangers: Pat Roberts, Sharon Rude
Exhibition: Karla Pratt
Garden Chairperson: Linda Wall
Communications: Linda Rudachek
M.H.A. Area Rep: Linda Wall
Past President: Brenda Lucas
GLENLEA FUNDRAISER

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Glenlea Fundraiser!
The delivery is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Crestview United Church on Hamilton Avenue.
Spring is finally here and there is a lot happening with the St. James Horticultural Society. Follow us on Instagram to keep up with current events and what's new at the garden! 
 
WORKSHOPS AT THE GARDEN
 
The Workshop Soil 101 which was originally scheduled for May 7 has been rescheduled to  Saturday June 4, at 10:00 at the Education Centre under the Canopy of the trees!

Tips and tricks for gardening our beautiful dark clay soil.

Welcome to beginners and new gardening members.

We will share our knowledge to make your first year easier, more fun and full of produce. 

On Friday, May 27 and Saturday May 28 both at 10:00 and again under the trees, we will be presenting:


Soil School
Composting at St James Horticultural Society Gardens

Learn about the new compost bins at the garden, how to use them, and the benefits of compost.

 

OUR NEW COMPOST BINS

Our first ever compost bins at 108 year old St James Horticultural Society garden.

Thanks so much to the volunteers who spent their Saturday building the new bins.

 

THE ST. JAMES FLOWER ARRANGERS
MAY MEETING
 
Thanks Sharon for taking us to Amsterdam with your veiled round arrangement featuring flowers from that city.  This will certainly be a unique arrangement for us to create next month.
 
The free style arrangements in high heeled shoes could strut the runways in Milan anytime - not just on fashion week! 
 
To give you all some thinking time, please come to our next meeting with two book titles and suggestions of arrangements that would illustrate your choices for the planning committee to consider for our program next year.  You might try to select styles that we have not already created to stretch our expertise.    

WORKSHOP: MILAN
A freestyle arrangement featuring fashion in a high heeled sho

DEMO: AMSTERDAM

A veiled round arrangement featuring the famous flowers of the city. Material from any source.
Demo by Sharon.


GARDEN PLOT RULES for Silver Avenue Gardens
ANY TOOLS / EQUIPMENT LEFT IN PLOT AT YOUR OWN RISK
 
1.   All gardeners must be members of the society. Children under age 18 do not require a membership.

2.   All plots NOT PAID by April 30 and NOT STARTED by June 4 will be forfeited.

3.   All plots must be COMPLETELY CLEARED of all material by the 2nd Monday of October. The gardens are tilled in the fall. NO gardeners are allowed onto the plots after this date.

4.  Water will be shut off on September 7th or at the discretion of the Garden Committee.

5.   NO posting of signs. NO open barrels (for children's safety). NO dogs or cats allowed on the plots or paths.

6.   NO gardeners are allowed on the plots in the spring until they are staked and numbered. DO NOT remove the snow fences as these belong to the City of Winnipeg.

7.   The white stakes with the red tops are the property of the Society and once put in place MUST NOT be moved by any gardener.

8.   It is recommended that your plot be enclosed by a rope. The Society corner posts can be used for this purpose.

9.  Paths must not be blocked off and must be kept OPEN and FREE OF WEEDS at all times.

10.  Gardeners must not trespass on others' plots and must USE THE PATHS to access their own plots.

11.   All plots must be kept clean and clear of weeds and free of insects and diseases.

12.   Please ensure the vegetation in your plot DOES NOT obstruct the paths.

13.   NO hoses are to be used on the taps or in the plots. PLEASE USE WATER RESPONSIBLY.

14.   Vegetables ARE NOT to be cleaned under the garden taps.

15.   Gardeners must inform the Garden Committee of any changes to their contact information.

16.   GARDEN COMPOSTABLES may be placed in designated areas. All other waste is to be removed by the gardener. 

17.   Flowers should be planted on the front side in all plots and on the frontage of the plots on Silver Avenue and Albany Street.

18.   NO non-organic chemicals can be used in the garden.

19.   Gardeners are not guaranteed the same plot from year to year although every effort will be made to accommodate returning gardeners. Gardeners cannot re-assign their plots.

20.   New plots are assigned by the Garden Committee on a first come first served basis, based on a waiting list.

21.   All gardeners are expected to enter their produce/flowers in the Society's Exhibition.

22.   DISRESPECTFUL BEHAVIOUR WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!
 
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAVE RULED THAT
ANY GARDENER NOT ADHERING TO THESE RULES IN ANY YEAR
WILL FORFEIT HIS/HER GARDEN THE FOLLOWING YEAR.
 
Invitation to be a 'Year of the Garden Friend'
 
If you are a not-for-profit organization and have a garden or gardening program, you can sign up to be a Friend of the Year of the Garden and join us in inviting everyone to Live the Garden Life! 

This initiative makes it easy to show your support, highlight the good work you do, and invite your members and followers to celebrate Canada's Year of the Garden 2022.

Register and receive a special Year of the Garden Friend Certificate of recognition to thank you for your participation. Sign up here.
 

Select Your Garden Hero  


Every community has a garden hero: a special person who inspires our love and passion for gardens and gardening. We invite you to choose YOUR Garden Hero! 

All garden/gardening organizations across Canada (society, association, club, etc.) are encouraged to nominate ONE volunteer that makes a difference as their garden hero. Each Garden Hero will be recognized as a member of the Year of the Garden Heroes of Canada, receive a certificate and be listed on the Year of the Garden 2022 website. 

Garden organizations are asked to register their Hero on the Year of the Garden 2022 website
 
St. James Horticultural Society Brochure PDF download
You can view this cutie and other photos from our gardens on our website.
 
http://stjameshorticulturalsociety.ca/members-gardens
Please view more images
on our website (link above) from our member gardens and plants

YOUR TOO CAN VIEW IMAGES OF YOUR GARDEN AND PLANTS ON THE ST. JAMES HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY WEBSITE!
If you are a member and would like to see your garden and plants featured on the website please send photos and pertinent information to:
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