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A listing of horticultural happenings and events of non-profit gardening societies, as they become available to us. Postings are at the discretion of the SPS Website Committee.
 
To announce your event, e-mail bernievangool@sasktel.net.

2018 Events SPS and other organizations


Date: June 10, Sunday 2 pm
Event: SPS - Garden Tour
Place: Tour meets at 1606 Early Drive, it is a drive yourself tour, a map with additional garden locations will be available at the first garden.

Date: June 16, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden
 
This is an official Garden Days Activity
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Date: June 19, Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: June 20th - Deadline to submit your garden for the SHS Passport Tour which will be held on
July 21, 2018. This is a "Drive yourself" tour limited passports available from Early's and Dutch Growers. $15.00 per person. People attending the gardens entered and chosen will be asked to cast ballots. Prizes will be allotted to the winning gardens. The Saskatoon Horticulture Society is excited to partner with Dutch Growers who will be providing the prizes. To enter your garden in the competition contact Chris at 306-281-8921 or email Saskatoonhortsociety@SaskTel.net.

Date: June 22, Friday, 1:30 to 8:00 pm
Date: June 23, Saturday,10:30 am to 3.45 pm
Event: Prairie Peony Society Show -Regina
Place: Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre - 2900 - 13th Avenue Regina
Come see hundreds of blooms grown by local gardeners
Blooms, Floral Art and Photography
3:45 pm on Saturday blooms available to the public
Info to show blooms 306-543-8259

Date: June 24, 11:00 am to 5.00 pm
Event: Artists in Bloom - Honeywood Nursery
Place: Honeywood Nursery near Parkside Sk.
This event includes tours of the nursery, a very good selection of potted lilies and perennials.
Bob Bors may be here to answer any fruit related questions
Local artist and entertainment.
Admission $5.00
 
Date: July 7, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: July 8, Sunday 2 pm
Event: SPS - Garden Tour
Place: Tour meets at 509 11th Street East, it is a drive yourself tour, a map with additional garden locations will be available at the first garden. 
 
Hort Week Activities July 7-13

Date: July 8, Sunday 6pm
Event: Garden Expo and Wild World of Insects - Hort Week
Place: Museum of Natural Sciences in the Biology Building U of S campus
Free Event - register online at: gardening.usask.ca/hortweek

Date: July 9, Monday 1:30-3:30 pm
Event: Free Greenhouse tour
Place: U of S Plant Sciences Greenhouses
Free Event - register online at: gardening.usask.ca/hortweek

Date July 10, Tuesday 9:30
Place: AgBio Rooftop Vegetable Garden Tour
Place: Department of Plant Sciences, 51 Campus Dr.
Free Event - register online at: gardening.usask.ca/hortweek

For other Hort Week Activities go to gardening.usask.ca/hortweek

Date: July 10, Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: July 15, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Event: Lilies in Bloom - Honeywood Nursery
Place: Honeywood Nursery near Parkside, Sk
Doug a friend from Edmonton will be on hand to do flower arranging. Sara Williams and Bob Bors will offer horticultural advise and sign their new book 'Growing Fruit in Northern Gardens'
Local artist and entertainment.
Plants for sale
Admission $5.00

Date: July 15, 16, 17
Event: Saskatchewan Horticultural Association 2018 Bus Tour
Honeywood Lilies in Bloom and the North, be awed by lilies, art, history, nature's water and firepower and rocky gardening by experiencing the beauty and natural wonders of northern Saskatchewan.
Highlights: Honeywood Heritage Nursery, Waskesiu, La Ronge Community Gardens, Otter Rapids, Holy Trinity Anglican Church and Robertson Trading Post.
Meals and two nights accomodations $380.00
Contact: Sheila Glennie - sheglennie@gmail.com - 306-338-7304 after April 5

Date: July 20 & 21
Event: Canadian Prairie Lily Society - Annual Lily Show
Place: Lawson Heights Mall, Saskatoon

Date: July 21, Noon to 4 pm
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society Passport Tour
Passports available at Dutch Growers as well as both Early's locations. ($15.00 per person, limited tickets available)
People attending this tour will be asked to cast ballots for their favourite garden. Prizes include:
- People's Choice Award - prize $200.00
- Best Water Feature - prize $100.00
- Edible Garden - prize $100.00
- Nature Friendly - prize $100.00
Thank you to Dutch Growers for providing the prizes
 
Date: July 28, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: July 29th, Sunday, 1 pm to 5 pm
Event: NEST - Secret Garden Tour 
Tickets available at Dutch Growers

Date: July 31, Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: August 12
Event: SHA Provincial Show
Place: Indian Head
 
Date: August 18, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden
 
Date: August 21, Tuesday, 6:30 pm
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden
 
Date: August 25,
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society Garden Garage Sale
TBA

Date: September 9, Sunday, 1:30 pm
Event: SPS - Fall Plant Exchange
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo Hall
This is a members only event, but memberships are available at the door. Bring perennials, seeds and a desert to share. Whenever possible label your plants, to make it easier for new gardeners.

Date: September 15, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden
 
Date: September 16, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event: A Touch of Autumn - Honeywood Nursery
Place: Honeywood Heritage Nursery near Parkside Sk.
Come see Honeywood in full fall colour. Sample great homemade apple and rhubarb pies.
Admission $5.00

Date: September 29, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: Sometime in October
Event: SHA Annual Meeting and Convention
Place: Carrot River
 
Date: October 24, Wednesday, 7:30 pm
Event: SPS Information Meeting - Botanizing in the Altai Mountains of Russia and Mongolia
Place: Emmanuel Anglican Church, 607 Dufferin @ 12th Street. We meet in the basement of the church.
Free and open to the public.
Presenter: Alan Weninger

Date: November 17, Saturday, 1pm to 3pm
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society AGM
Place: Crossmount Village Craft Barn located 13 km south of Saskatoon on Lorne Ave.

Date: November 28, Wednesday, 7:30 pm
Event: SPS Information Meeting - Perennial Gardening in Saskatoon
Place: Emmanuel Anglican Church, 607 Dufferin @ 12th Street. We meet in the basement of the church.
Free and open to the public.
Presenter: Bernadette Vangool