Bulletin Board


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.

2022 Events SPS and other organizations

Memberships sold after July 31st, 2021 will be valid till December 2022.

The University of Saskatchewan is offering a number of free online classes, along with their regular classes which have moved online and are offered for $20.00 per 2-hour class.

To take part you have to register. Although registration is free for some classes, there is a limited class number, so register early for the freebies because they fill up fast.

University of Saskatchewan - Master Gardener Program

for a complete roster of classes and to register contact:

gardening.usask.ca

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Saturday, July 16, 9:00 am to Noon

Labour and Learn

Meet at the Robin Smith Meditation Garden & Heritage Rose Garden at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Please bring your favourite garden tools and help us maintain these gardens. Insect repellent and a water bottle can also come in handy. A $3.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are volunteers and the parking fee will be waived.

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Sunday, July 17, 1:00 pm

Garden Tour - Saskatchewan Perennial Society

To try and avoid bottlenecks and facilitate social distancing we are providing two starting points for the tour.

223 Peberdy Court (Silverwood Heights)

2902 14th Street East (near Arlington Avenue

You will receive the additional addresses of people showing their gardens at either of those locations.

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Sunday, July 17, 11 am to 5 pm

Lilies in Bloom

Honeywood Heritage Nursery near Parkside Saskatchewan

Musical entertainment under the big tent; Food and refreshments; Artisan displays; Wagon Tours; Bouquets to take home

Admission $5.00

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Sunday, July 17, 1 pm to 4.30 pm

Celebrate Summer Social - Nest Saskatoon refugee fundraiser

at the wonderful Buhler Gardens in Osler, Sk

Afternoon features - Music/Performances - Refreshments and desserts - Socializing - Tour of 4 Osler gardens

Advance tickets only - Adults $25.00, Children $15.00

nestsaskatoon.net - nestsaskatoon@gmail.com - or call Elaine at 306-955-1905

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Thursday, July 21 - set-up

Friday, July 22, and Saturday. July 23

Annual Lily Show

Canadian Prairie Lily Society

Lawson Heights Mall, Saskatoon

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Sunday, July 24, 2 pm

Forestry Farm Park Walking Tour

Learn about the park's history and about the trees and shrubs around the park. Meet at the Superintendent's Residence. Bring your own refreshments as the Residence will not be open for visitors.

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Sunday, July 24, 1 -5 pm

Nest Secret Garden Tour

A self-guided tour of Saskatoon Gardens in support of refugee settlement. Secret Garden Tour passports are $25.00 and available at Dutch Growers and Early's Farm and Garden Centre. All passport holders may enter a draw to win a framed photograph by Saskatoon photographer Ken Tickner.

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Saturday, August 6, 9:00 am to Noon

Labour and Learn

Meet at the Robin Smith Meditation Garden & Heritage Rose Garden at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Please bring your favourite garden tools and help us maintain these gardens. Insect repellent and a water bottle can also come in handy. A $3.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are volunteers and the parking fee will be waived.

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Saturday, August 27, 9:00 am to Noon

Labour and Learn

Meet at the Robin Smith Meditation Garden & Heritage Rose Garden at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Please bring your favourite garden tools and help us maintain these gardens. Insect repellent and a water bottle can also come in handy. A $3.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are volunteers and the parking fee will be waived.

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Sunday, August 28, 2 pm

Forestry Farm Park Walking Tour

A Friends of the Forestry Farm House programme - fffh.ca

Learn about the park's history and about the trees and shrubs around the park. Meet at the Superintendent's Residence. Bring your own refreshments as the Residence will not be open for visitors.

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Fall Plant and Seed Exchange

Saskatchewan Perennial Society - Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo Hall

Sunday, September 11, at 2:00 pm

Bring perennials to share. We won't have food or drink at the event this year so bring your own refreshments.

Masks are suggested, especially inside the building.

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Saturday, September 17, 9:00 am to Noon

Labour and Learn

Meet at the Robin Smith Meditation Garden & Heritage Rose Garden at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Please bring your favourite garden tools and help us maintain these gardens. Insect repellent and a water bottle can also come in handy. A $3.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are volunteers and the parking fee will be waived.

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Sunday, September 18, 2 pm

The Moose Jaw Trail Tour

A Saskatoon Heritage Society programme

Led by Dianne Wilson - Meet at Mark Thompson Park in Stonebridge and walk through this park and the adjacent Patricia Roe Park. Visit the site of the remaining ruts created by countless wagons and other vehicles and hear some of the stories of our intrepid pioneers, taken from original writings and reminiscences.

A free tour but register at - mjhubert11@gmail.com

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Sunday, September 18, 1 pm to 4 pm

A Touch of Autumn

Honeywood Heritage Nursery near Parkside Saskatchewan

Marvel at the colours of fall

Admission: $5.00

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Friday September 30, Saturday October 1

Fall Bulb Sale

Canadian Prairie Lily Society

Lawson Heights Mall, Saskatoon

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Saturday, October 8, 9:00 am to Noon

Labour and Learn

Meet at the Robin Smith Meditation Garden & Heritage Rose Garden at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. Please bring your favourite garden tools and help us maintain these gardens. Insect repellent and a water bottle can also come in handy. A $3.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are volunteers and the parking fee will be waived.

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Wednesday, October 26, 7:30 pm

Information Meeting - Growing Roses in Saskatchewan

Emanuel Anglican Church at Dufferin and 12th Street. Side entrance, basement.