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Millarville Horticultural Club: Getting Ready for Spring

Every second Tuesday of the month (Sept to May) at 7:30pm a speaker is arranged to talk and share their knowledge with the club. We meet at the Millarville church house. Our next meeting is on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at 7:30pm.  We will be learning about greenhouse and self-watering planters with Stacey from Garden Retreat. Tuesday April 14 Mike Dorion will be speaking on composting and soil enrichment.

Our club sponsors a scholarship for post secondary or adults who are enrolled in courses horticulture related. You must be a resident in the Foothills county. For more information and applications please contact Carol Poffenroth at poffenrothcarol@gmail.com 

Our horticultural club sponsors a Creative Landscape grant as well. It is up to $1500 for hard landscaping and plant materials. You must reside in the Foothills County. Please contact Arlene Visser at 403-933-2885 or   vissera@hotmail.com for guidelines and application forms. The deadline is March 31, 2020.

Also please remember to like us on Facebook! Whether you are a novice or expert in landscaping or gardening, join our club. It is only $15/year. We welcome new members. For more information email svirgo@mithril.ca or call Sheila at 403-931-3989.

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