2017 Garden Tours: Photo Album

In June, OHS and OVRGS members had the pleasure of visiting gardens in Ottawa South.  These include the winners in the Trillium Award: Sharon Platt; Mildred Austin (curbside viewing only); and Vanhurst Place traffic islands.   The Trillium Awards and the George L. Myles Trophy have been awarded annually since Canada’s centennial in 1967 to outstanding front gardens in the postal code area designated for that particular year. The purpose is to recognize efforts by citizens to beautify Ottawa neighborhoods through their gardens. as well as members gardens.   In addition members had a chance to see the gardens of Barbara Horger and Kenella Johnston in Vanhurst Place, and of Rosemary Campbell and Linda Nishikawa.  Check out the photos!

In July there was a special outing to the garden of Ken Berris in Cantley, Quebec, with a great display of massive plants and impressive foliage.