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Cultivating Nature's Palette

posted Oct 5, 2016, 9:19 PM by Bernadette Vangool   [ updated Oct 5, 2016, 9:19 PM ]
October 26th is our first meeting of the fall. I know it's election day, but we picked our date way before the City did. So go out and vote early and then come and join us for this informative evening.

Cultivating Nature's Palette - with native prairie perennials

Join author, botanist and environmental horticulturist, June Flanagan, as she shares her passion for cultivating our native perennial wildflowers and grasses. June will demonstrate her simple strategies for successful germination and establishment of native plants, along with inspiring photos and plenty of tips for growing and combining them with your favourite garden perennials.

June Flanagan holds an M.Sc. in plant science and a B.Sc. in environmental horticulture. She is the author of five regional books, including Native Plants for Prairie Gardens and Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens. Her most recent release was a collaborative effort with University of Lethbridge botanists to produce an updated edition of Common Coulee Plants of Southern Alberta, fully illustrated with her colour photographs. (A link to a free download courtesy of University of Lethbridge is available on her web site at

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at 7:30pm - Emmanuel Anglican Church -
607 Dufferin @ 12th Street.