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All Potted Up!

Container Gardens
Written by Patti Foley

WHEN: May 17, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

WHERE: Rotary Place Caledon Seniors Centre, 7 Rotarian Way, Bolton

COST: FREE to BDHS members. Guests $5 or $2 with proof of OHA society membership

CONTACT: Brenda or Carol by email at

TOPIC:  Learn how to create and care for containers and pots that will add interest to any size of garden.

SPEAKER:  Heinke Thiessen’s interest in gardening started as a small child on her parent’s dairy farm in the Eastern Townships in Quebec and has never ceased. She owned and operated Perennial Pleasures Landscape Design for 20 years offering design, installation and maintenance services as well as unique seasonal containers. Heinke taught in the Horticultural Program at Sheridan College for 14 years prior to it’s close in 2012. A plant-a-holic at heart, she is now enjoying her own garden as well as exploring gardens around the world and her interest in floral design. Heinke is a Horticultural and Floral Design Judge accredited by the Royal Botanical Gardens and is currently President of Credit Valley Horticultural Society in Mississauga.

PLEASE NOTE: The parking lot at Rotary Place is under construction. Park in the rear lot at the Caledon Centre off Highway 50, enter the Rec Centre, follow the signs to the north east exit door and make the short walk to the back door of Rotary Place.

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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