The Hort meets the last Monday of every month from September to May (except December). Most meetings are held at the Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church, 250 Dunn Avenue, just south of Queen Street West; typically the May meeting is held at St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John Street. Doors open at 6:30pm. Meetings start informally around 7:00pm and the speaker begins the presentation at 7:30pm. Arrive after 6:30pm and enjoy coffee and cookies while you check out the Hort library, chat, and ask questions!
To download a pdf of the Hort’s 2012 - 2013 calendar of events, click here.
DONNA FENICE : THE GARDENS OF NORTHERN ITALY
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
Donna Fenice, who has lived and travelled extensively throughout Italy, will take us to Northern Italy’s most beautiful gardens, providing insights along the way into the historical forces behind their creation and fascinating glimpses of the lives of the individuals who created them. Buon viaggio!
FRANK KERSHAW : CREATIVE GARDEN DESIGN
MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2012
Does your garden need a makeover? Award winning horticulturalist Frank Kershaw will focus on the many design techniques for the small city gardener to create inspiring, animated gardens with year-round interest including strategies to make them seem larger than reality.
WOLFEGANG BONHAM : THE HIDDEN GARDENS OF KYOTO AND NARA
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
MARILYN CORNWALL : EXPLORATIONS IN GARDEN AND FLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY
MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012
Gardeners want to portray their garden’s beauty—the flowers, the plants and the garden composition. Travel along with Marilyn Cornwell, garden photographer, to learn ways to capture the images that you are seeing with your eyes and heart. (www.marilyncornwell.com)
ANNE DONDERTMAN : A COLLECTION OF RARE HORTICULTURAL BOOKS
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Anne Dondertman, Acting Director of U.of T.’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and curator of the exhibition, How Does My Garden Grow: The Education of a Gardener (until Sept 14) will focus on the evolution of our knowledge of gardening and horticulture from Greek and Roman times up to the twentieth century.
TERRY FAHEY : RESTORING HABITAT AT HILLSIDE GARDENS IN HIGH PARK
MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013
DAVID LEEMAN : ON ISLAND TIME
MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
ANNUAL PLANT FAIR
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013
MEMBERS’ SLIDES AND SPRING FLOWER SHOW
MONDAY, MAY 27, 2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
HORT COACH TOUR
SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2013
MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013