St. Margaret's Bay Gardening Club

SMBGC is a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Garden Clubs

Gardeners Helping Gardeners

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We are having a meeting! 

After postponements due to limited capacity at our current venue we are very pleased to be planning for an APRIL meeting!

We have a wonderful speaker, and a short AGM - PLEASE NOTE THE SLIGHT TIME CHANGE from 7 to 7:30 for this meeting. 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

St. Luke’s United Church (Sanctuary main floor),

5374 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Upper Tantallon.


The Annual General Meeting was postponed from its usual time in November 2020. Unfortunately, we will not be having a social at this meeting. However, after the short meeting we will enjoy a great presentation by






Allan is the owner of Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris since 2006, growing over 850 registered varieties of daylilies and over 100 varieties of Japanese Iris. He is a daylily hybridizer and has registered over 50 varieties of daylilies. He also taught adult education for 30 years and was a 1995 Readers Digest Excellence in Educational Leadership award winner. He has also been involved in garden maintenance and landscaping of many properties on the Eastern Shore. He has been an avid choral singer for most of his life and helped to found the Nova Scotia provincial men's choir Nova Voce as well as the eastern shore community men's choir Coastal Voices Men's Choir.

All attendees are required to wear a non-medical facial mask and practice physical distancing, see below for specific guidelines related to St. Luke’s United Church. All attendees must provide their name and contact information on a contact-tracing list located in the Sanctuary. Hand sanitizer, Lysol wipes and sanitized pens will be available.

FOODBANK Donations to the St. Margaret's Bay Foodbank are appreciated. Only MONETARY donations will be accepted -- no food items. Please place your cheque or cash in a sealed envelope and drop in the separate receptacle located in the Sanctuary. Due to Covid-19 we are not accepting non-perishable food items at this time. 

GIFT BASKET RAFFLE We have obtained another extension for the draw date on our Gift Basket Raffle. This Raffle was originally scheduled for "Seedy Saturday". It was rescheduled for September 2020 but again had to be cancelled. We have now obtained permission from the Nova Scotia Gaming Commission to hold the draw on June 5, 2021. We have three wonderful baskets, full of gardening-related items and other great prizes! Tickets are $2.00 each, 3 for $5.00. Tickets will be available at the AGM. Please bring the EXACT CHANGE to purchase the tickets. Place your envelope in the receptable specified for ticket money. An attendant will give you the tickets to fill out, and there will be wipes to sanitize pens.