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Happy New Year 2022

Welcome back club members and those visiting the site.   Here we are in another year of Covid and facing at least the start of our club year virtually.  Our first meeting of the year is Thursday, February 17th so mark your calendars and keep your eyes out for announcements here and in you email. 

To start off the year here are a couple of ideas to start your gardening creative juices running as we look at the frozen gardens we would like to be in.

1. Gardens Canada has names this Year of the Garden 2022.   Details are not fully published yet but check out their website and look for updates from our club.

“From January 1 to December 31, 2022, The Year of the Garden 2022, a Centennial Celebration of our horticulture sector, will commemorate Canada’s rich garden heritage, celebrate today’s vibrant garden culture, and create important legacies for a sustainable future.

Planning is already underway for a year of exciting Live the Garden Life activities, celebrations, special events and promotions that will take place in communities, schools, businesses, public gardens, and backyard gardens in all parts of Canada.”

2. If you want to see what is happening in gardening around the World then the Ajax Public Library has online resources for you.  Ajax Public Library – Digital Collections.

Through their online apps you can access over 7000 magazines and newspapers from different countries and in over 60 different languages to keep you occupied and envious.  With you library card you can sign in and access these resources.

FLIPSTER gives you online access to magazines the library subscribes too Under the House & Garden there are 3 specific gardening magazines.

The app Press Reader, gives you access to hundreds of magazines and newspapers from around the World.  There are more than 30 gardening titles in the House and Garden category (not all in English) and you can see what the gardeners are doing in South Africa, New Zealand, Europe, Australia.  

Check them out.  This is free to library patrons.