Hort Coach Tour 2013 - Niagara Region

Our annual coach tour will be on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The Fletcher Tours coach will pick us up at the Keele subway (Indian Rd. side) at 8am and return us at 6:45pm. The cost is $70 per person and includes the following:

  • Palatine Fruit & Roses - After a short lecture on roses we will then have the opportunity to purchase some of the gorgeous specimens grown at this nursery.
  • Buffet lunch - At the Best Western Beacon Inn,with its view overlooking lake Ontario, we will dine on a variety of salads and vegetables, pasta, roast chicken and desserts.
  • The garden of Wayne Rubel - We will be treated to an exclusive tour of this beautiful private garden, which has been the feature of many magazine articles with its arbours, ponds and skilful plantings.
  • Magnotta Winery - Wine tasting is on the menu at this award winning winery, along with the opportunity to purchase from their extensive selection.
  • Northland Nurseries - Located in Clapison Corners, this nursery has an extensive variety of plants for the connoisseur. As an added bonus all 1 gal pots are $5.99.

Do remember to dress for the weather, rain or shine. In particular you may wish to wear comfortable shoes and bring your water bottle and sun hat. To reserve your spot, please mail your cheque, made payable to the Horticultural Societies of Parkdale & Toronto, along with the names of the participating individuals, to Patrick Mulroney, 153 Westminster Ave., Toronto, M6R 1N8. Reserve as soon as possible, as the places go quickly. Questions? Please email For a more detailed description of the tour click here.

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