Fall cleanup

Fall clean-up at the George Bushell Gardens on Orient Park Drive will take place on Saturday, October 13th commencing at 08:00 am. In the event of persistent rain, the clean-up will take place the following day. Annual plots need to be cleared of large vegetation (e.g. corn stalks) and non-compostable items (netting, twine, soil covers, garden hoses and tools, tomato cages, sticks and supports, etc.) by Friday, October 12, at the latest. GAGA cannot be held responsible for any items left on plots by clean-up day. If you are willing and able to volunteer with the clean-up please ensure that…

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Volunteer award for Nuelle

Hello fellow gardeners! Just wanted to let everyone know, especially the gardeners who have been with GAGA longest and know the Executive, that Mr. Harvey Nuelle our recently retired member of the GAGA Executive has just been honored by the TD Bank in appreciation of his outstanding community volunteerism with a donation in the amount of $5000.00 to the Elizabeth Bruyere Foundation. Harvey is a mentor for men who have been newly diagnosed with Prostrate Cancer and also helped with the elderly, frail and physically challenged client with Elizabeth Bruyere Continuing Care. Harvey is the young gentleman on the left side…

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Open House at the Experimental Farm Organic Garden

Hello everyone! Hope that the heat we are currently experiencing is helping all of your tomato and pepper plants! Just a quick note for all of our gardeners from our friends at the Canadian Organic Growers-Ottawa St. Lawrence Outaouais Chapter who are hosting an Open House at the Organic Demonstration Garden on Sunday, July 22 from 1:00-4:00 pm. The Open house will feature Tours of The Garden including the organic Veggie Patch, the Perennials Bed, the active Composters, the Drought Resistant Plants, Edible Flowers and Herbs for the Table. There will also be demonstrations on how gardeners can use organic…

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