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Monday, January 1, 2018

Fundy Gardeners Meeting January 3rd, 2018 -7 PM

Fundy Gardeners Meeting January 3rd, 2018 -7 PM
St. James the Less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.

· Speaker: Fundy Gardeners Have the Floor!

· Topic: we thought we'd start the year with sharing tips, garden successes, maybe not great success…whatever. So bring your questions, and/or topics to share. To get the ball rolling Bob Perry, Janet Colwell, Jan Wilshaw and Peter Kinsella will share ideas and tips for growing great gardens!!!

· Display Table Theme: We're shaking it up a bit so rather than bring anything living (other than yourself) out in the cold, Steve says bring your favorite garden/plant/outdoor photo in on a flash drive and he'll display them for us to enjoy.

· Jane LeBlanc will share the flora & fauna of Churchill Manitoba - anyone else has pictures???

· Show and Tell Table – please share any interesting books, garden tool etc. that Santa may have delivered!

· 50/50 Draw

2018 Memberships available: $20 single; $30 couple. REMEMBER - to win a door prize you need a 2018 #.


· Wear your 2018 name tag as we have many new members and this is how we get to know one another.

· As the December minutes)will not be read at the meeting as they have been sent out on the membership e-mail.
· In the event of stormy weather and you're wondering if the meeting has been canceled, please check either our Fundy Gardener Blog - or the Fundy Gardener Facebook page.
If the meeting has been canceled it will be posted on both sites by 6 PM.
· This month thanks to Jan Wilshaw and Lynn Kinsella there will be refreshments.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE - may 2018 find our gardens green, our bodies strong and our lives joyful!
Hope to see everyone on January 3rd.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Christmas Paty and Meeting Dec 6,2017

Wednesday, December 6
St. James the less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.
As this is our Christmas Party there is no speaker, but there maybe a few surprises and of course our annual Fundy Gardener "year in review"  photos highlighting our trips, sales, garden tours - all the FUN that members share in…thanks to our multi talented Steve Nason!!!!
In case you haven't attended a Christmas party before - here's what we provide:
  • Tea/coffee/punch
  • Sliced pork, ham and turkey
  • Festive tables for 8 - complete with table greenery
Here's what you need to bring:
  • Hot or cold dish to share - complete with serving spoon please
  • Your plate, cup, cutlery
  • Door prize - if you'd like to contribute - perhaps a home made or hand made item, something festive, something green - whatever….
  • Wear your 2017 name tag - that's how you win a prize! (2018 numbers start in January)
If you are available to help set up the church hall, the doors will be open at 4 PM for the work crew to weave their magic and we'll eat at 6:30 PM. Our meal will be followed by a very short business meeting, and then its onto FUN!!!
2018 memberships will be sold - single $20/family $30.
REMINDER - This is a special Fundy Gardener members only event.
Hope to see you all on December 6 to help us celebrate another great year!!

Monday, October 30, 2017


Wednesday, November 1
St. James the less Church,
1760 Rothesay Rd.
Speaker:       Jim Landry from Landscape NB.
Topic:   - " Vimy Oaks Project"
Jim will also speak on the new school Landscape NB has started in Sussex.
* Jim will speak first followed by our business meeting.
Display Table Theme:  House Plants
Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips, happenings, blooms etc. from your gardens
50/50 Draw
November Book Sale - don't forget to bring along any  gardening book/magazines and/or novels that you have enjoyed to share.
      Hardcover - $2.00
      Soft cover - $1.00
      Magazines - 50¢
      If possible bring your books before the meeting - 6:30 onwards
Greenery Workshop - outdoor pot with Barb McKelvey
at Shades of Green, 2483 Westfield Rd., Morna
Date: Wednesday November 22 at 2 – 4 pm or 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Storm date: Thursday, Nov. 23, same place and times
Fee: $ 25 must be paid at the Nov. 1 meeting
There are currently 12 members signed up and we can take a total of 20. First come, first served and all must pay ahead for the venue to order the supplies.
Pat McGill will be set up at a table for sign up and payment.
In the past our members have made really lovely outdoor arrangements!!
  • This month thanks to Sheila Chapman, Annette Lamb and Diana Fowler there will be refreshments.
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!
  • 2018 memberships will be sold - single $20/family $30.
  • AGM following break

Sunday, September 3, 2017

September 6th Meeting and year BBQ


St. James the Less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.

Speaker:       Philip Savage from Savage Gardens

Topic:   - " Storing & Using the Bounty from your Garden"
Philip will share tips on cold storage, drying and freezing vegetables as well as different ways to prepare veggies to enrich your daily diet.
Philip will also bring fresh veggies to sell so bring along your $$.

Display Table Theme:  Wild arrangements

Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips, happenings, blooms etc. from your gardens

50/50 Draw

2017 Garden Tours - Our final tour of the season will take place at the home of Duncan & Betty Kelbaugh, 300 Model Farm Rd. on Sunday, September 10. Once again Brunswick Nurseries will hold their "super sale" from 3 to 5 PM, where Fundy Gardeners receive a great discount  - don't forget to show your membership card, then off to Duncan's for our year end BBQ and garden tour.
Fundy Gardeners will provide BBQ hamburgers and hotdogs - please bring along an appetizer or dessert to share..

  • This month thanks to Holly Haines, Elaine Hooper and Juliette Nowlan there will be refreshments.
  • Members are encouraged to bring along "bounty" from your gardens to share - i.e.: salsa, cut veggies, preserves on crackers, etc.  
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!

Hope to see everyone on September 6!!.

Monday, July 31, 2017


St. James the less Church, 1760 Rothesay Rd.

Speaker: Freeman Patterson - just a reminder that due to seating space (Freeman is a very popular speaker) this will be a "Members only" meeting
Topic:   - " Garden Design with a Photographer's Eye"
Display Table Theme:  Gifts from the Fundy shores - flowers, seaweed, kelp, shells, etc.
Show and Tell Table – please share any gardening tips, happenings, blooms etc. from your gardens
50/50 Draw
2017 Garden Tours - for the month of August the tours are:
Wed. Aug. 9 - Suzanne Bonnell                                     
Sun. Aug. 13 - Jane LeBlanc & Nancy Sears -
Wed. Aug. 16 - Daphne Rae
Wed. Aug. 23 - still available
  • This month thanks to Diane Reid and Suzanne Bonnell there will be refreshments and drinks!  
  • As the minutes will not be read at the meeting, please follow the link to access them.
  • Don't forget to wear your name tag!
  • Memberships available: $20 single; $30 couple

Monday, July 3, 2017


7 PM MEENAN'S COVE BEACH HOUSE - 199 Model Farm Road, Quispamsis
(NOTE - change of venue for this month only)

July's meeting will be all about CELEBRATING CANADA!!!
We'll test your knowledge with a "Canada quiz",
See how quick your TEAM is with Pat McKinney's scavenger hunt,
Vote on the best tulip photo
Watch  the members 150 Tulip slide show
There will be lots of prizes - what's a party without them!!
Lots of GREAT food so bring an appetite ( suggest a small supper)
And most of all FUN!!

Please wear RED and comfortable walking shoes, bring your tulip photo for the display table

NOTE there have been 2 changes to your Garden Tour Schedule:
Marilyn Gallant's tour has moved from Wednesday to SUNDAY, July 16
Lynn Lamont's August 16 tour has been canceled and replaced by a visit to Daphne Rae's garden -
19 Grasmere Ave., Quispamsis

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Open House and lecture at Halifax Seed tomorrow - Wednesday, June 21 starting at 6:30 PM. Brian  Pike, Manager will speak on:
Summer Activities for the Garden.
Our FG discount applies to any plants purchased