2022 - 2023 Schedule of Speakers and Monthly Meetings

2022 - 2023 Schedule

All meetings are held at Carp Memorial Hall, 3739 Carp Rd.
on the second Tuesday of the month starting at 7:30 pm
unless otherwise indicated.
Social time (coffee & snacks) from 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Free for members, $5 for guests.  Annual membership: $15 (solo); $20 (family)

Please note that the following presentations are scheduled to be
in-person presentations at the Carp Memorial Hall with the option to
attend virtually online with Zoom.

Instructions for attending by Zoom

Attendees chosing the virtual option MUST preregister for the Zoom presentations.
WCGC members must send an email to presentation@wcgc.ca before noon
of the presentation date with their full name and email address included.
Non-members must send the $5 attendance fee by e-transfer to treasurer@wcgc.ca along with an email
before noon of the presentation date to treasurer@wcgc.ca with their full name and email address included.
PLEASE NOTE that you should provide your full name when signing into Zoom using the link sent to you.
You may be denied admittance to the meeting if you sign in with a pseudonym ("zoom" or "ipad24" "Club member" or ...).

September 13, 2022
“Climate - Carbon - Compost"
with Scott Hortop
Flower Show - ‘People’s choice’ design classes only - arrangements only

October 11, 2022
"Winter Planters"
with Catherine Disley
This meeting was cancelled because of COVID - it will be rescheduled for a later date.

November 8, 2022
"High Performance/Low Maintenance Plants"
with Master Gardener Lee Ann Smith
Plus the WCGC AGM and the WCGC Seed Exchange

December 13, 2022
Holiday Social
This meeting was highlighted by live demonstrations of festive centerpiece making.
Leislie Alvarenga created lovely Sogetsu Ikebana arrangements using mostly pine, baby's breath, and ponsiettas.
Gay MacQuarrie used a variety of fresh flowers to create attractive small and large Christmas flower arrangements.
Brenda Baird demonstrated how to create a gorgeous, large Christmas wreath from scratch.

January 10, 2023
"Promising you a Rose Garden"
with Master Gardener Judith Cox

February 14, 2023
"Native Orchids or Box Store Orchids"
with Jan Johns of the Ottawa Orchid Society

March 11, 2023
Seedy Saturday at the Carp Fair Grounds
click HERE for full details

March 14, 2023
"Pruning: The Ins and Outs"
with master gardener Rob Stuart

April 11, 2022
"Entomology - The Study of Insects & Their Relationship to
Humans, the Environment, and Other Organisms""
with Rob Longair of the University of Alberta
Note - this meeting will be simultaneously offered via Zoom for those
not able or willing to attend the in-person presentation in Memorial Hall.
To attend the meeting via Zoom, please follow the instructions given above

May 9, 2023
"Digging in the Dirt: Ways to Stay Healthy Gardening"
with Nancy MacDonald

June 13, 2023
with TBA
plus Summer Social & Flower Show