The Applewood Garden Club of Mississauga Ontario is a small community-based club.

Most members live in south Mississauga–Applewood Acres, Orchard Heights, Sherway Gardens, Clarkson and Port Credit–but some hail from Oakville and Etobicoke.

Need we say that no matter where you live, you’re welcome as a member or guest at our meetings and events.

Our focus is horticultural, of course, but we also love to socialize.

A Christmas dinner and a June meeting in a member’s garden, with refreshments, are two of our social events.

We also believe in giving back to the community, and have raised thousands of dollars in support of deserving local organizations.

See About Us for more of our history

  • Monthly meetings feature informed and articulate speakers with take-home ideas
  • Our Great Neighbourhood Gardens tour takes you to inspiring gardens you can relate to. See how gardeners like you solve problems like yours.
  • The annual Plant Sale offers choice perennials and tried-and-true plants from members’ gardens.
  • Meetings are the third Thursday of every month September to May, at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 1513 Dixie Rd., across from Dixie Value Mall.

     Herbs – from savoury to the sensual…to deadly poison

Thursday November 15, 2018


A scientist, educator and inspirational speaker, Catherine Kavassalis is a passionate gardener and conservationist. She is member of the Halton Master Gardener group, Past President of Oakville Horticultural Society and a former member of the Board of Director for the Royal Botanical Gardens. Catherine endeavours to stimulate interest and awe in the living world.

“Herbs– from the savoury to the sensual …. to deadly poison” 

Learn how you can enjoy the heady aromas of herbs in your garden or on your windowsill. Whether for culinary delights, calming infusions or causing calamities, there are hundreds of herbs that are easy to grow. The seductive perfumes of a Damask Rose will delight any gardener, while the beautiful Monkshood cloaks her deadly poisons in regal shrouds. Whatever your bent, there is an herb for you. Join former chemist, Catherine Kavassalis, and learn about the joys and perils of herb gardening.

St Luke’s Anglican Church, 1513 Dixie Rd,  7 pm


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