Meetings, events, activities

Meetings, Events, activitiesMeetings are generally held the fourth Monday of the month,  September to November and January to June at the Lethbridge Public Library, 810-5 Avenue South in the Theatre Gallery. Meetings and Speaker begin at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend – no membership required. We’re planning to allot about 10 minutes at the start of each meeting for questions and discussion about gardening concerns and success.

To donate to the Hort Society’s new project, Legacy Ornamental Gardens:

September 25, 2023

6:30—8:00 p.m. Lethbridge Public Library Theatre Gallery


Fall is the second best time to garden and we also know that we will soon need to get our garden prepped for winter.
Karen will go over some of the best perennials that bloom in the fall, tell us what ones like to be divided at that time and some per- ennials or shrubs that actually do better planted in the fall. She will also give us some tips about get- ting our gardens ready to 6:30 – 8 p.m.

PERENNIAL / BULB SHARE: If you have any left over perennials that you have divided and don’t want to throw away, bring them with you to the presentation on Sept. 25th a little early (about 6:00 p.m.) in the back parking lot of the library, and we will share them amongst the members that want them. We will also have a bit of time after the presentation to distribute what is left. It is also a good time to give away those extra spring bulbs that keep multiplying or lily bulbs if you have too many.

October 23rd/2023 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 6:00—6:30 p.m.
We will be electing our President and setting up our Board of Directors for the next season 2023/2024. There is one position open on the board and if you wish to nomi- nate someone, this is your chance to do so. We will also review what funds were spent throughout the year and how the gardens fared throughout the season. The speaker will start as soon as the annual meeting has finished.
Please plan to attend this meeting.

October 24, 2022

Tree problem and solutions

Maureen Sexsmith-West, Ladybug Arborist, will speak on suffering trees and shrubs and how to deal with them.

During the past year, many of our trees, shrubs and cedars seem to have suffered serious damage. Maureen will share her knowledge to explain to us why and what we can do to help them stay healthy this winter. She will also talk about the Heritage Tree Program.

Sept. 26/2022

6:30—8:30 p.m.
Paul Stevenson and R
ichard Burke: Overwintering plants
Paul and Richard will share their knowledge of how to overwinter some of the most commonly used plants from our gardens. Presentation will be held in the Lethbridge Public Library, Main Branch, Theatre Gallery

Memberships for the 2022/2023 season will be available for purchase.
Cash or cheque only at the meeting, please.

4 thoughts on “Meetings, events, activities

  1. Hi Richard,

    I notice that the link to the Galt Museum Native Prairie Plants Garden and seed sales doesn’t work on the Hort Society website. That’s because the Galt Museum has a new website and our content has been rearranged! Causing lots of confusion! The new location for the Native Prairie Plants Garden (with admittedly outdated material which will be fixed shortly) is Thanks!

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  3. I’m interested in finding out information on orchids. Fi you have Somone I can connect with?

    Thank you!

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