Category Archives: Trees

“We’ve Got Talent”

In light of the upcoming holiday season, which seems to be quickly approaching, Chester Garden Club members and guests were invited to put on their creative hats, give each other inspiration and encouragement and create a seasonal arrangement.   In … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn colours, Crafts, Evergreens, Floral arrangements, Gardening, Nature's Designs, Seasons, Softwoods, Trees

Apples Anyone ?

  We all enjoy apples for attributes like great flavour, crunch and versatility. Have you ever wondered where apples come from? Dr. David Maxwell had members and guests full attention as he described his passion to help ensure heritage varieties … Continue reading

Posted in Apples, Endangered Species, Environmental issues, Fruit, Gardening, Trees

Putting Our Gardens to Bed

This is a beautiful time of year – leaves falling to the ground in colors of orange, red and yellow. Birds and other little critters running around doing their last minute preparations for winter, our greenhouse doors are closed and … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage, Pretty in Pumpkin, and a Sumac Surprise

Canada’s Thanksgiving weekend has arrived a little earlier than usual this year so the autumn colours in our area are still rather muted.  Much of the landscape is still very green but the leaves of  some hardwoods like birch have begun … Continue reading

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