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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: January 12 - early bird deadline for School Garden Summit 2018 to be held March 2&3.

Date: January 16, Tuesday, Doors open at 7 pm Event starts 7:30 pm
Event: A house concert at Trevor and Karen Herriot's home in Regina featuring Ken Hamm award winning blues solo artist.
2517 Coronation Street, Regina
Requested donation: $20.00
Proceeds go to PPPI's Public Grasslands Defense Fund
To reserve a seat, email jill_forrester@yahoo.com or phone 306-533-7228

Date: January 24, Wednesday, 7.30 pm
Event: SPS Information Meeting - Fruit for Northern Gardens
Place: Emmanuel Anglican Church, 607 Dufferin @ 12th Street. We meet in the basement of the church.
Free and open to the public.
Come join Bob Bors, as he talks about a new book coauthored with Sara Williams 'Growing Fruit in Northern Gardens' 
Books will be available for sale, so if interested bring $40.00

Date: January 27-28
Event: Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan - AGM and conference 
Place: Conexus Art Centre, Regina
The first day will feature AGM and speakers, while the
second day will be a Saskatchewan Master Naturalist workshop on Prairie
Ecosystems.  All are welcome!  For more info, visit
https://www.npss.sk.ca/news-and-events/events/251

Date: February 28, Wednesday, 7.30 pm
Event: SPS Information Meeting - AGM followed by Japanese Garden Design with Janet Wanner
Place: Emmanuel Anglican Church, 607 Dufferin @ 12th Street. We meet in the basement of the church.
Free and open to the public.
Join us for a quick AGM and then learn about designing Japanese gardens from Janet Wanner, a local landscape designer.

Date: March 2 & 3, Friday and Saturday
Event: School Garden Summit 2018
Place: 419 Slimmond Rd, Saskatoon
Discover practical and inspirational tools, build knowledge and make connections with leading educators. Make learning come alive through garden-based education.
The 2017 Summit sold out so register early. $150.00 early bird tickets for teachers (before
January 12).
To register and for more information - www.SchoolGardenSummit.org
Sponsored by Agriculture in the Classroom and Little GreenThumbs

Date: March 23 to 25
Event: GARDENSCAPE
Place: Prairieland Park
Visit our booth at Gardenscape to renew your membership and to get a sneak preview of plants we will be bringing in for our plant sale at the Spring Plant Exchange.

Date: March 28, Wednesday, 7.30 pm
Event: SPS Information Meeting - Heritage Lilies
Place: Emmanuel Anglican Church, 607 Dufferin @ 12th Street. We meet in the basement of the church.
Free and open to the public.
Our guest will be Brian Porter.

Date: April 7, Saturday, 1 pm to 3 pm
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society - Growing Fruits and Vegetables in Low light Areas (indoors)
Presenter: MPM Nair
Place: Crossmount Village Craft Barn located 13 km south of the City on Lorne Avenue.

Date: May 5, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: May 5, Saturday, 1 pm to 3 pm
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society - Growing Fruits on the Prairies
Presenters: Sara Williams and Dr. Bob Bors
Place: Crossmount Village Craft Barn located 13 km south of the City on Lorne Avenue.

Date: May 26, Saturday, 9 am to Noon
Event: Labour and Learn
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo, Robin Smith Meditation Garden and Heritage Rose Garden

Date: May 26, Saturday,
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society - Plant Sale
Place: TBA

Date: May 29, Tuesday, Plant Sale 6.30 pm, Plant Exchange 7 pm
Event: SPS - Spring Plant Exchange
Place: Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo Hall
$2.00 parking fee is in effect at the park. 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: 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
 
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: July 6, Friday, 5 pm
Deadline for entries in the Saskatoon Horticultural Society Home Grounds Competition.
 
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. 

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 20 & 21 (tentative dates)
Event: Canadian Prairie Lily Society - Annual Lily Show
Place: Lawson Heights Mall, Saskatoon

Date: July 21, 1 pm to 4pm
Event: Saskatoon Horticultural Society Passport Tour
Passports available at Dutch Growers as well as both Early's locations.
 
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 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 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: 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