UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

City of Kamloops Rain Barrels
Purchase and Pick Up
For more information: http://www.kamloops.ca/expo/rainbarrels.shtml

NEW: Lisa N. has created a facebook group under the name Thompson Rivers University Friends of the Gardens. She will be posting plant photos weekly and reminding members of Wed. night garden tours and other events.

Numerous horticultural events throughout the community, including workshops by the Master Gardeners, and films. Check the Calendar for more events and details.

FOG EVENTS

2017 Plant Sale: Saturday, May 6 – 9AM to 1PM

Very successful! Watch for next year’s plant sale first week in May 2018. Thank you to all the volunteers who made it happen!!!

This is a non-profit fundraiser in support of maintenance of the specialty TRU Horticulture Gardens and the Horticulture Program (eg. Greenhouses, student bursaries etc.). It is held every year on the first Saturday in May and is organized by the Horticulture Department and FOG members. Location: TRU Horticulture Greenhouse and grounds behind House 10. Many annuals, perennials, ornamental grasses, vegetables and herbs. Great prices! Thank you Kamloops for your continued support!

 

Horticulture Horizons  – All Day Event: Spring 2018 (date and theme to be confirmed)

 A biennial all-day conference at TRU, open to the public. Keynote and guest speakers offer timely and well researched horticultural information throughout the day in concurrent sessions. Last event April 2016 (theme – “HEALTHY LIVING LANDSCAPES” )

For more information on FOG events see our Special Events page

CAMPUS MAP

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

The TRU Friends of the Gardens (FOG) will enrich people’s lives through its ongoing horticultural education and research programs. This mission statement will be implemented in the following ways:

  1. Encourage and promote awareness of horticultural and related issues
  2. Create education opportunities for all age groups
  3. Properly exhibit, preserve and expand the Thompson Rivers University horticultural plant inventory
  4. Offer an exchange and provide evaluation of both new and heritage plant material
  5. Provide a bridge between TRU and the horticultural community
Membership in TRU FOG shall be open to any member of the public. An annual membership fee shall be established and reviewed by the Executive Committee of FOG, subject to ratification at the subsequent annual general membership meeting.

The TRU Friends of the Gardens (FOG)

    Enriching people’s lives through ongoing horticultural education and research programs.

    • Encourage and promote awareness of horticultural and related issues
    • Create education opportunities for all age groups
    • Properly exhibit, preserve and expand the TRU horticultural plant inventory
    • Offer an exchange and provide evaluation of both new and heritage plant material
    • Provide a bridge between TRU and the horticultural community

BC Council of Garden Clubs - The Bulletin

TRU Friends of the Garden is a member of the BC Council of Garden Clubs. “The Bulletin” is no longer being published by BCCGC but members are encouraged to visit their website for timely information and updates

MAY/JUNE 2014 ISSUE

JULY/AUG.  2014 ISSUE

SEPT./OCT.  2014 ISSUE

NOV./DEC.  2014 ISSUE

JAN./FEB. 2015 ISSUE

MAR./APR. 2015 ISSUE

JULY/AUG. 2015 ISSUE

SEPT./OCT. 2015 ISSUE

NOV./DEC. 2015 ISSUE

JAN./FEB. 2016 ISSUE

MAR./APR. 2016 ISSUE - Final Issue

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