Program of Events

With the existing COVID-19 situation, Beaconsfield facilities such as the Herb Linder Annex are not available for use until further notice AND social distancing continues to be the norm. We will advise our members by email and update our website as soon as we can confirm when meetings are able to resume. Until then, Keep Safe & Stay Well!

 


January 15, 2020:  Annual General Meeting + “Le Jardin de Francois”  Presented by Susan Marshall
Location: NOTE: Teen Lounge (upstairs) at the Beaconsfield Rec Centre, 174 City Lane, Beaconsfield
Time:   7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm. 

The evening will begin with our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will include a review of the club’s finances and a vote on the Executive members. The AGM  will be followed by photos and commentary by Susan Marshall on “Les Jardins de Francois’, a St. Sauveur garden she visited this summer.

Please note that the re-opening of the Herb Linder Annex has been delayed and our January locale is at the Beaconsfield Rec Centre for this occasion only.


February 12, 2020:  “Selecting and Caring For Indoor Plants”  Presented by Francois Dubois of Jasmin Nursery

Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.

Container plants are a wonderful way to liven up any living space. Possibilities abound!  Francois Dubois of Jasmin Nursery will provide tips and info on choosing that next house plant you’re looking for, whether it’s something easy-care, tall-and-dramatic or something new on the market to get you excited.

 

http://jardinjasmin.com/catalogue/index.php?UILanguage=EN


March 11, 2020: ” Welcome to Gannaiden – Garden of Possibilities ”  Presented by Elaine Steinberg
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.
Elaine Steinberg will present an overview of Gannaiden and a few tips and tricks on her  ‘design-maintenance’ program. Started as a private family garden in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Gannaiden opened to the public in 2017 as a sculpture-garden, with works by her husband, well-known Canadian sculptor Marcel Braitstein.  “Hands on the land is important to me. I have always wanted to grow old gardening.” 

https://www.gannaiden.org/gardens


March 28-29, 2020:  External Event  –  Orchidexpo 2020  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SITUATION
Location: Collège Maisonneuve
Time:  March 28: 12:00 – 6pm; March 29: 9am – 5pm
A wide range of exhibitors come to this international exhibition to display their exquisite flowering orchids.  It also attracts members of orchid societies, florists, artists and photographers.

See web site for prices and other details.

http://orchidophilesmontreal.ca/Orchidexpo-2020.php


April 8, 2020:   “Making Your Garden a Living Space”  Presented by Sara Cherry of Chic It Up  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SITUATION
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.
Sara Cherry is a professional home stager and re-designer.  This evening she turns her creative flair to the garden. Her own beautiful back garden mixes plants, hardscape, furniture and a “privacy fence” with plants. Come hear her advice on how to help make a back garden into a true outdoor living space to enjoy with family and friends.

May 9, 2020:   Spring Plant Sale at Centennial Hall  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SITUATION – Re-Scheduling To Be Confirmed
Location: Centennial Hall, 288 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 10am 

We are selling many different plants from our members’ gardens.  Arrive early as plants go quickly – we often sell out by 11:00.

We will advise our members by email and update our website if we are able to re-schedule this sale.

 


May 13, 2020:  ”The Healing Power of Cannabis”  Presented by Mark Reynolds of Naughty Nettle Medicinals  CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SITUATION
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.

Naughty Nettle Medicinals aims to educate and empower others to the methods of herbal medicine. Mark is in his third year of organic medicinal farming in Quebec, and has given workshops on holistic health, fermentation, hydroponics and herbal medicine. We will learn about the cannabis plant, including its healing power and medicinal benefits.

July 8, 2020:  Zoom Session to come
Location:  On-Line
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. 

 

Details will be posted as soon as they are available. Please check back with us!


September 9, 2020:  Topic to Come
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.

 

Details will be posted as soon as they are available. Please check back with us!


October 14, 2020:  Topic to Come
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.

 

Details will be posted as soon as they are available. Please check back with us!


November 11, 2020:  Topic to Come
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.

 

Details will be posted as soon as they are available. Please check back with us!


December 9, 2020:  Topic to Come
Location: Herb Linder Annex, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm. Please arrive by 7:15pm.

 

Details will be posted as soon as they are available. Please check back with us!