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2024 Events SPS and other organizations

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.

Memberships to the Saskatchewan Perennial Society sold after July 31st, 2023 will be valid till December 2024.

The University of Saskatchewan is offering a number of free online classes

To take part you have to register.

University of Saskatchewan - Master Gardener Program

for a complete roster of classes  and to register contact:

gardening.usask.ca

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Saturday, June 22, 7:00 am - 10:30 am Entries received
Saturday, June 22, 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm Public  viewing
Sunday, June 23, 11:00 am - 3 pm Public viewing
Sunday, June 23, 3:15 pm Dispersal of Blooms

25th Anniversary Peony Show  "Pasion for Peonies" -  Prairie Peony Society

Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre - 2900 13th Avenue - Regina

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Saturday, July 13, 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 $4.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are a volunteer and the parking fee will be waived. 

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Sunday, July 14, 1:00 pm to 4.00 pm

Garden Tour - Saskatchewan Perennial Society

Starting gardens:  1102 Osler Street at McKinnon Ave. and the second garden pick-up location, 2002 Pembina Avenue. You can start your tour at either of these locations.

You receive the addresses for the other gardens at either of these locations. This is a self-drive garden  tour. Free to the public.

Due to water main replacement and Hampton Sewer Upgrade in River Heights access from Spadina Cr to Pembina is restricted. There are two options:
1.  Traveling on Spadina Cr.,  go around the Road Closed Ahead barricade on Pembina to access 2002 Pembina.
2. or, travelling on Assiniboine, turn onto Red River Road, left onto Pembina (go around Road Closed  Ahead barricade).

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July 19 and 20

Canadian Prairie Lily Society - Annual Lily Show

Lawson Heights Mall, Saskatoon

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July 21, 1.00 pm to 5 pm

Nest Garden Tour: Support Nest to help refugees settle in Saskatoon. 

Tickets to this Secret Garden Tour are $25.00 and are available at Dutch Growers and Early's Garden Centre.

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July 26, 27 and 28

Saskatchewan Horticultural Association 2024 Garden Tour of Northeastern Saskatchewan 

Bus will pick up participants in Regina, Saskatoon, and Melfort

Visit the garden communities of Star City, Tisdale, Ridgedale, Carrot River, Nipawin and White Fox.

Registration closes at the end of May - Only 10 spots left so hurry and get your seat.

Contact Michelle Blahut for details  1 306-620-7351

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Saturday, August 10, 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 $4.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are a volunteer and the parking fee will be waived. 

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Saturday, September 7, 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 $4.50 parking fee is in effect at the park. Tell the attendant that you are a volunteer and the parking fee will be waived. 

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Sunday, September 8, 2.00 pm

Fall Plant and Seed Exchange

Saskatchewan Perennial Society - Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo Hall

This is a member-only event, but memberships are available at the door. $10.00 for simple membership, $30.00 for a membership with a Gardener Magazine Subscription

Bring perennials to share. Please label your plants and indicate if they like sun or shade.

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 Saturday, September 28, 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. 

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October 4th and 5th

Fall Bulb Sale - Canadian Prairie Lily Society 

Lawson Heights Mall, Saskatoon

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Wednesday, October 23, 7:00 pm

Plant your Garden for Blooms Throughout the Season

Take a virtual walk through Bernadette Vangool's garden to see what is blooming throughout the year.

TBA