Etobicoke Master Gardeners (EMG) was formed in January 2005 to support and provide valuable resources to the Etobicoke Gardening Community.
EMG members meet at the Kingsway-Lambton United Church the fourth Wednesday of most months from 7 to 10 p.m.
We welcome inquiries from enthusiastic and interested individuals wishing to:
- learn more about joining our group
- studying for Master Gardener (MG) designation
- increasing and sharing their knowledge
- network, share ideas, and work with others who have similar interests
EMG comprises 29 active members: 25 Master Gardeners (MG) and 4 Master Gardeners in Training (MGIT) who are in the process of studying for Master Gardener Certification. We welcome inquiries from enthusiastic and interested individuals wishing to learn more about joining our group.
History of the Organization
Established in 1985, Master Gardeners of Ontario Inc. (MGOI) is an independent non-profit organization, run by volunteers, dedicated to providing accurate and relevant horticultural information to the public. The Master Gardener program in
Ontario was started by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and was funded by them until 1996 when MGOI was created and incorporated as an independent non-profit organization.
Master Gardeners (MGs) in the Province of Ontario are experienced gardeners who have studied horticulture extensively and continue to upgrade their skills through technical training. To learn more about Master Gardeners visit mgoi.ca
Check out the next workshops in the series of the Eco - Garden Community Workshop Series presented by Etobicoke Master Gardeners & Humber Arboretum
Workshop Topic: Pruning – Virtual Workshop
Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Join Etobicoke Master Gardeners and the Humber Arboretum for a free workshop on Pruning. Learn about the importance of pruning, proper pruning techniques, tips on what to prune and when, some of the common tools used for pruning, and how to care for them.
Workshop Topic: Pruning a Practical Approach - In-Person Workshop
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Join Etobicoke Master Gardeners and the Humber Arboretum for a free workshop on Pruning. We will take a hands-on look at pruning fundamentals, learn about the importance of pruning, proper pruning techniques and some of the common tools and tool care. Specific examples of what plants to prune and when to prune them will be demonstrated. You are encouraged to bring in your favourite secateurs (pruner) , if you want to sharpen them and practice a cut or two!
Check-out the details on the 2023 Workshop Series!
For full details visit our Community Activities page