Spring is knocking on our doors. Snowdrops, skunk cabbage. and pussy willows are emerging in our gardens and wild spaces. The days are longer and the sun is so much warmer on our faces.
Wilmot Horticultural Society held its AGM on March 8th and our new board has been voted in. READ this to learn about our new board for this year and a letter from Judy Yutzi-Hahn our now past president and Glenn Zehr who has completed his term as past president. Thank you both for leading WHS.
See our Facebook pages for Wilmot Horticultural Society and Let's Tree Wilmot for the latest news and tips. Links are at the bottom of the page.
Our local Region of Waterloo Library has Seed Libraries.CLICK here for details.
There are still many webinars being offered in the surrounding communities and organizations. Virtual meetings are offering opportunities to watch speakers that would not have been possible before.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 8:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. — Conversation for Conservation with Dr. Andrew Trant aboutwhat happens when humans and nature come together. Celebrate the International Day of Forests by watching the Call of the Forest screening available from March 17 – March 21, 2021. This is an excellent documentary! This is all offered by rare Charitable Reserve. Register here: CLICK
March 30, 2021, 7:00 to 8:30 pm CREATING FOOD FORESTS IN WATERLOO REGIONwith Nicola Thomas andDr. Andrew Judge(Mko’Mosé Indizhnikaz), from Climate Action Waterloo Region.
Register here: CLICK
April 13, 2021, 7:00pm to 8:30pm Vertical Gardening: with Ken C. Brown Great ideas for small spaces or to maximize what you have. Location: virtual Zoom presentation Garden Kitchener More information is here: CLICK They do not do pre-registration. Mark in your calendar and then go to their website to click on the link to the meeting.
Canadian Wildlife Federation has a series of webinars in April that are free on Gardening for Wildlife. CLICK here for details. Are you thinking of making your outdoor space wildlife-friendly but don’t know how?
GardenMaking has a list of events that various groups post. Some are free and some have a fee. CLICK here to see March's listing.
Robert Pavlis has a series of videos on YouTube that cover all the steps to start a veggie garden. There are topics covered as well. Click HERE to view them.
If you missed our Nifty Native Plants Webinar with Sean James in January or Nith Valley EcoBoosters' Droughts and Downpours, it is still available. CLICK here to watch.