Students in Hort Week attend a class

There is something for everyone at Hort Week, taking place July 22-25, 2019. Whether you're a beginner gardener or an experienced professional. Enjoy the company of fellow horticultural enthusiasts, participate in workshops, enjoy new courses, and relax in the gardens. Come for a day or stay the week and take in the whole experience!

Hort Week 2019

Students in Hort Week attend a class

There is something for everyone at Hort Week, taking place July 22 - 25, 2019. Whether you're a beginner gardener or an experienced professional. Enjoy the company of fellow horticultural enthusiasts, participate in workshops, enjoy new courses, and relax in the gardens. Come for a day or stay the week and take in the whole experience!

July 22 – 25, 2019

To help you get started, here are a few links which will take you directly to the pages you want:

Get all the details at

oldscollege.ca/hortweek   View 2019 Hort Week Brochure (PDF)


Hort Week At A Glance 

Monday, July 22

Botanic Garden and Wetland Talk & Tour

Dye Plants of the Prairies

Help, Advice & Tips on growing trees and shrubs

Cannabis 101

Fresh Every Morning – Daylilies for the Garden, Daylilies for the Soul

Tuesday, July 23

Beauty on a Budget - Do you have a future plan for your garden?

Make and Take Kombucha

Growing Cannabis at Home

Cannabis Nutrition and Uses

The Backyard Orchard

Wednesday, July 24

Introduction to Eco-Printed Textiles

Shake Up Your Salad Game! 

Botany for Gardeners

Foodscaping - Direct from the garden to the kitchen

Backyard Greenhouses

Creating a Pollinator Tea Garden

Growing Native Perennials

Thursday, July 25

The Power of Plants – How Whole Foods Heal

"Tinctures, Teas, Tonics and Balms" - Building to your Home Apothecary

Gardening is MY Therapy

From Seed to Plate – Healing From Your Garden

Herbs: From Seed to Harvest

The Beauty of the Weed - Practicing the Art of ‘Simpling’ with Chamomile

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