Category Archives: Horticultural Society

Clean North to sell trees and shrubs at Allard St. Community Garden Plant Sale

It isn’t often that the Sault Ste. Marie Horticultural Society and the Allard St. Community Garden pair up to offer two plant sales on two subsequent weekends. However, plant lovers will have another opportunity to snap up tomato seedlings, herbs … Continue reading

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Need coir blocks, a bathouse, or a rain barrel? Clean North will be at Hort Society Plant Sale on May 24, 2014

This sale will take place from 9 am to noon at United Baptist Church at 41 Malabar Drive. It's a great opportunity to augment your garden….Two feature plants this year will be rhubarb and lovage. The latter is a perennial … Continue reading

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Seedy Saturday news buzz: Clean North’s Ursula Schleen talks to the Sault Star about disappearing bees; Sootoday.com touts worm composting

Check out two local news articles about Seedy Saturday, which features a documentary about our disappearing bees as well as a demo of worm composting! Sault Star article that quotes Clean North member Ursula Schleen talking about our disappearing bees … Continue reading

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Sick of winter? You know spring is around the corner….because Seedy Saturday is coming!

Feeling dragged down by winter? Well, cheer up! Seedy Saturday, the kick off to the gardening season, is coming up in just a few weeks! This year's event at Sault College on March 1 promises to be just as fantastic … Continue reading

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Clean North to be at SSM Horticultural Society’s Plant Sale on Saturday, May 25! Yes: There will be “recycled plants” there! :-)

Once again Clean North will be at the SSM Horticultural Society's Annual Plant Sale, offering up coir blocks, rain barrels, and bathouses, as well as some information on reducing, re-using, and recycling! This event is a good fit for Clean … Continue reading

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Don McGorman gives us the dirt on worm composting (VIDEO)

Check out Clean North volunteer Don McGorman as he explains all about worm composting on this youtube.com video. He'll have his worms at Seedy Saturday this weekend!  

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We want to worm our way into gardeners’ hearts on Seedy Saturday!

Clean North is bringing our worm composter back to Seedy Saturday for another public "sort the worms from the dirt" hands-on activity.  This should result in a harvest of several pounds of red-wiggler worms, some of which will be available … Continue reading

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Clean North Salutes the 2012 City Beautification “Green Glove Award” winners

On September 5 at the Sault Ste Marie Civic Centre, Councillor Susan Myers presented an engraved plaque along with a pair of green gloves and a gift prize to the 2012 Clean North Green Glove Garden Award winners of the City … Continue reading

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Calling all Sault-area gardeners! Learn how to collect seeds and save them for future use on August 11!

Why let seeds go to waste? Learn how to save your own seeds for future use! You can even trade seeds with other gardeners!

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Don’t miss the Sault Ste. Marie Horticultural Society Plant Sale this coming Saturday, May 19, 2012!

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