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MEETINGS
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Nine informative meetings are held each year at the Toronto Botanical Garden (formerly the Civic Garden Centre) at 777 Lawrence Avenue East, at Leslie Street, in Metropolitan Toronto (see map).
Unless otherwise specified, meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm. and are held in one of the upper-level Studios.  You are welcome to attend one of these meetings as a visitor without any charge.
MEETING SCHEDULE
Guests welcome!
  • 21 January 2020:
    • Annual General Meeting,  followed by . . .
    • Photo Competition Slideshow – a presentation of the photos entered into 2018's photographic competition.
  • 18 February 2020:
    • Crassulaceae family,  by Hanna Ciurzynska
    • Starting succulents from seeds,  by Vladimir Andrenkov
  • 22 February 2020 (Saturday):
    We will be represented at the Toronto Botanical Garden's "Get The Jump On Spring" on Saturday, February 22, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
  • 17 March 2020 (Cancelled):
    • Cacti of Canada. Winter hardy cacti, by Vladimir Andrenkov
    • Coming out of dormancy. Reporting plants,  by Mark Cutis
  • 21 April 2020:
    • Toronto Conservatories and their History
      ,  by Curtis Evoy
    • Chemistry lesson: Fertilizers, Fungicides, Pesticides etc.,  by Dalibor Tichak
  • 19 May 2020:
    • Ten best Mammillaria,  by Alejandro Velazque
    • Preparing plants for the Show & Sale. Judging rules.,  by Dave Naylor
  • 28 June 2020 (Sunday):
    Annual Show & Sale at Toronto Botanical Gerden, in the Garden Hall.
     The Show & Sale is open to the general public on Saturday from 11:00 am. until 4:00 pm.  and Sanday from 10:00 am. until 3:00 pm. Free admission.  Wheelchair accessible.
  • 16 June 2020:
    • Show & Sale results review. Best plants
    • Exotic varieties or unusual plants, by
      Mark Cutis
  • 21 July 2020:
    • Grafting succulents. Theory and practice - by Adam Dawidczyk
    • Exotic varieties or unusual plants, by Mark Cutis
  • No formal meetings are held in August, but one or two summer picnics may be held at members' homes.  Dates, times, locations and driving instructions will be announced in the club's newsletter.
  • 23 August 2020 (Sunday):
    The Sale is open to the general public on Saturday from 10:00 am. until 5:00 pm. Free admission. Wheelchair accessible.
  • 15 September 2020:
    • Club Auction of members' surplus C&S plants and other hobby-related items.
      Note:  The auction is open to non-members with payment of a $10 surcharge prior to bidding.  Full memberships will also be available at the meeting.
  • 20 October 2020:
  • 17 November 2020:
    • Cacti of Canada. Winter hardy cacti, by Vladimir Andrenkov
    • Holiday Social
Note: Closing date for entry into Photographic Competition.
  • No meeting is held in December.
  • 19 January 2021:
    • Annual General Meeting,  followed by . . .
    • Photo Competition Slideshow – a presentation of the photos entered into 2019's photographic competition.
IN ADDITION TO THE ABOVE TOPICS, EACH MEETING ALSO INCLUDES:
A naming or show-and-tell segment
An opportunity to browse at and loan the Club's library books
An informal chat and snack break
A 50-50 raffle
Plants and seeds for sale and/or give-away
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