*       SASKATOON HORTICULTURE SOCIETY NEWS July 2013

*       Celebrating our 100th Year

*       www.saskatoonhortsociety.ca     saskatoonhortsociety@sasktel.net

Time to Show Off The Results of your Gardening!!

SHS Home Grounds Award

Deadline for Entering the Competition is July 12 5:00p.m.  Don’t be shy – gardens can be of any size, should be well-maintained and have a variety of plants.  Judging takes place the following day.  For more information, contact Angie at 242-2320 or askiba@shaw.ca

 

Enjoy Three Afternoons Viewing Some of the City’s Most Interesting Gardens

July 13 – Garden Passport Tour – this is a “Drive Yourself” tour.  Purchase a passport at Dutch Growers, Flowers Cory-Parke or Early’s (either location) and spend the afternoon enjoying five gardens.  A passport tour is a great tour if you like to linger in some gardens, enjoying the plants and chatting with the owner.  Gardens are open from 1:00 p.m. Cost is $10 per person for the tour.

July 28 – City Garden Bus Tour – Enjoy being driven around in an air-conditioned city bus for the afternoon.  You will visit some of the city’s most interesting gardens.  Tour buses leave starting at 1:00 p.m. from the Mall at Lawson Heights.  Cost of the tour is $20 for SHS members, $25 for non-members.  To reserve your seat please call Marj at 249-1329 or Shirley at 382-4061.

 August 3 -  Garden Passport Tour - .  Come and enjoy later summer garden beauty.  Buy your $10 per person passport at Early’s (either location). Dutch Growers or Flowers Cory-Parke, then drive yourself around and linger in some of the city’s nicest gardens.  Gardens on this tour are not the same properties as on the July 13 tour.  Gardens open at 1 p.m.

SHS Member Discounts

Please note that discounts usually apply to regular priced items – if in doubt, ask!

Thornes Nursery – 10% discount                    

Clement Farms  - 10% discount

Floral Acres – 10% discount on regular priced items

Earlys – 10% discount on horticultural items                 

Shaughnessy – 10% discount on regular price items

Dutch Growers – 10% discount on regular priced horticulture items

Sutherland Garden Mart – 10% discount

Arbour Crest Tree services – 10% discount on tree pruning or removal

 

To receive your member discount you will need to present your valid membership card BEFORE paying for your purchase. Please realize that not all merchandise in a store is eligible for the discount and the products included may vary from time to time.   If you are not sure that what you are planning to buy is included in the promotion, please ask!!

If you or someone you know has a garden related business and might like to be involved as a sponsor for a member benefit, please email the SHS at saskatoonhorsocity@sasktel.net