Welcome to the website of the Prince Edward County Master Gardeners. On this page we’ll post news items and updates. As always, if you have a question, write to us, just click on the Contact Us button at the top.
Applications are now closed, good luck to all the young gardeners.
We can’t wait to see your gardens.
Thanks to all the people who stopped by our table at Seedy Saturday, and a big thank you to Tamara and her team for organizing the event.
Summer is not the only time of year that gardeners are working on their gardens. Now that the colder weather is with us, we all look forward to the arrival of seed catalogues and seeing what new plants are on offer. Come February, you can start some seeds to have beautiful healthy plants to put into your garden. For some tips to get ready to start your seeds, you could listen to this interview on 99.3 County FM with Sarah McParland.
We also have a section on Seed Catalogues that you can look at:
We celebrated our latest crop of young gardeners on Saturday, October 1st at Hagerman’s Farm, for more photos and information, click on the Children’s Garden Award at the top.
Thanks to everyone who came out to our plant sale, your support helps us with the costs of running advice clinics, presentations and all the other work we enjoy doing in the community.
We want to thank Paul Massey, owner of Tim Hortons for the free coffee and Timbits. Thanks also to Paul for drawing the winning ticket for the bird house draw.
The winner of the bird house, created by Steve Storms, was Katy Harrington.
Thanks to our friends and fellow gardeners, Trenton Horticultural Society for the plant donations.
Thanks also to Murray Lupenette and his staff at Metro for letting us use the parking lot.
Tim Bucknell of Rambling Rose Nursery in Bloomfield for the gorgeous roses.
Vicki Emlaw of Vicki’s Veggies for the heritage tomato seedlings.
And Betty Lloyd for the ZZ plant, the clivia and the succulents.
We’ll see all of you next year!
2022 is The Year of the Garden.
For more information, click here: The Year of the Garden
Maybe this is the year, you will plant a vegetable garden, or put in some beautiful flowers.
A garden can bring so much joy into your life, why not give it a try this year?
And if you need any help, just click on the contact button at the top, and we’ll help you all along the way.
We are delighted to be invited to 99.3 County FM to discuss various gardening topics.
You can tune in to The Grapevine at noon on Thursdays, every couple of weeks, we’ll be on The County Grows.
If you missed any of the gardening talks, you can listen to them here:
There is a new updated “Grow Me Instead” booklet from the Ontario Invasive Plant Council.
You can download a copy here: Grow Me Instead – Southern Ontario 2020