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2020

18
Jun
NARGS Annual Meeting and Alpine Plant Sale - Ithaca, NY CANCELLED
Thu, Jun 18 2020, 3am - Sat, Jun 20 2020, 3am (3am)

CANCELLED

We're planning to make the drive down Ithaca, NY in June with a load of plants for sale at the annual North American Rock Garden Society meeting! It's been quite a few years since we've been able to attend an annual meeting with plants,…

17
May

CANCELLED

11th Annual Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Sale

Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant…

25
Apr
14th Annual Stonecrop Alpine Sale; Coldspring, NY CANCELLED
Sat, Apr 25 2020, 12 - 6pm (12 - 6pm)

CANCELLED

With the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the April 25th Alpine Plant Sale scheduled at Stonecrop Gardens in NY has been cancelled. We will miss seeing everyone -- it's the…

2019

19
May
10th Annual Annapolis Royal Rare & Unusual Plant Sale
Sun, May 19 2019, 4 - 7am (4 - 7am)

10th Annual Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Sale

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Over 15 specialty plant vendors from across the region.

Free Entry. Plenty of Parking. Rain or Shine.Sunday of the long weekend.1-4pm

27
Apr
13th Annual Stonecrop Alpine Sale; Coldspring, NY
Sat, Apr 27 2019, 12 - 6pm (12 - 6pm)

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

Read this Stonecrop Sale blog entry from previous sale

Participating Vendors:

Stonecrop Gardens; Cold Spring NY Wrightman Alpines…

2018

12
May
9th Annual Annapolis Royal Rare & Unusual Plant Sale
Sat, May 12 2018, 4 - 7am (4 - 7am)

9th Annual Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Sale

Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Society & Facebook

Over 15 specialty plant vendors from across the region.

Free Entry. Plenty of Parking. Rain or Shine.Sunday of the long weekend.1-…

28
Apr
12th Annual Stonecrop Alpine Sale; Coldspring, NY
Sat, Apr 28 2018, 12 - 6pm (12 - 6pm)

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

Read this Stonecrop Sale blog entry from previous sale

Participating Vendors:

Stonecrop Gardens; Cold Spring NY Wrightman Alpines…

2017

29
Apr
11th Annual Stonecrop Alpine Sale; Coldspring, NY
Sat, Apr 29 2017, 12 - 6pm (12 - 6pm)

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

Stonecrop Sale blog entry from previous sale

Participating Vendors:

Wrightman Alpines Nursery Stonecrop Gardens Don Dembowski Garden…

2016

22
May
Rare & Unusual Plant Sale; Annapolis Royal, NS
Sun, May 22 2016, 4 - 7pm (4 - 7pm)

7th Annual Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Sale

Atlantic Canada Rare and Unusual Plant Society & Facebook

Over 15 specialty plant vendors from across the region.

Free Entry. Plenty of Parking. Rain or Shine.

14
May
Trade Secrets, Sharon, CT
Sat, May 14 2016, 11am - 6pm (11am - 6pm)

We were just invited to attend this renowned sale this week, and are pulling out fresh plants to bring.

See Matt Mattus' write up on it in 2014, and Martha Stewart's blogs (and here) on it as well.

Trade Secrets website

29
Apr
National Primrose Show & Sale; Shrewsbury, MA
Fri, Apr 29 2016, 12pm - Sun, May 1 2016, 8pm (12 - 8pm)

A joint meeting as the New England Chapter of the American Primula Society hosts the National Primrose Show at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Shrewsbury, MA.

23
Apr
10th Stonecrop Alpine Sale; Coldspring, NY
Sat, Apr 23 2016, 12 - 6pm (12 - 6pm)

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

Stonecrop Sale blog entry from previous sale

Participating Vendors:

Wrightman Alpines Nursery Stonecrop Gardens Don Dembowski Garden Vision…

2015

17
May
Annapolis Royal Rare & Unusual Plant Sale
Sun, May 17 2015, 1 - 4pm (1 - 4pm)

Date: May 17, 2015 Sunday of the long weekend.Time: 1-4pmPlace: Farmer's Market (across from the Wharf) Downtown Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

7
May
NARGS Meeting/Sale - Michigan
Thu, May 7 2015, 6pm - Sun, May 10 2015, 12pm (6 - 12pm)

North American Rock Garden Society

The meeting host will be the NARGS Great Lakes Chapter; they are expecting three outstanding speakers. We will be visiting the excellent open gardens that abound in that part of Michigan. There will also be a post-conference trip to the Upper…

2
May
National Primrose Show and Sale
Sat, May 2 2015, 9am - 5pm (9am - 5pm)

NARGS Berkshire Chapter

25
Apr
9th Stonecrop Alpine Sale
Sat, Apr 25 2015, 9am - 3pm (9am - 3pm)

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

Stonecrop Sale blog entry from previous sale

4
Apr
Tufa Planting Workshop - Berkshires
Sat, Apr 4 2015, 10am - 12pm (10am - 12pm)

Berkshire Chapter"Nursery owner Harvey Wrightman of New Brunswick, Canada will lead this workshop and bring plants for sale. Pieces of tufa will also be available for purchase from Dean Evans. Bring a trough to plant in, your own soil mix, gloves and plastic to cover the table…

2014

17
May
Victoria Day Weekend at the Nursery
Sat, May 17 2014, 9am - Mon, May 19 2014, 5pm (9am - 5pm)

Open all weekend (Fri-Mon). The gardens are in peak bloom!

How To Get Here

These directions are now obsolete. We are now located in New Brunswick.…

4
May
Plant Sale - Gernanium Society TBG Gardens
Sun, May 4 2014, 11am - 3pm (11am - 3pm)

Toronto Botanical Gardens: Hallway from the shop and entrance to the library, and on the Patio outside the large (Floral) Hall.

Vendors:

Wrightman Alpines (alpine plants) Vineland Nurseries (dwarf shrubs and woody plants) The Geranium Club (geraniums, fuchsias, and tender…
26
Apr
8th Annual Stonecrop Sale
Sat, Apr 26 2014, 9am - 3pm (9am - 3pm)

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

Stonecrop Sale blog entry from previous sale

2013

25
May
Final Nursery Days
Sat, May 25 2013, 9am - Sun, May 26 2013, 5pm (9am - 5pm)

Closing days for the nursery. Lots of plants still in bloom! If you can't make it to our nursery on the open days, please call ahead to arrange a visit.

How To Get Here

These directions…

18
May
Victoria Weekend @ Nursery
Sat, May 18 2013, 9am - Mon, May 20 2013, 5pm (9am - 5pm)

Open all weekend (Fri-Mon). The gardens are in peak bloom!

How To Get Here

We are located in Ontario, Canada, south of Highway 402, halfway between Port Huron/Sarnia and London. On Highway 402, take Exit #56, which is half way between the Watford and…

12
May
Ottawa Experimental Farm Rare Plant Sale
Sun, May 12 2013, 9am - 1pm (9am - 1pm)

Wrightman Alpines will be a vendor at this years sale.

Find just what you need for your garden as you visit the many specialty growers and nurseries gathered for this event. - Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carleton will be available to answer your questions. Admission fee: Donation to Food Bank…
23
Mar
Clay Crevice Workshop
Sat, Mar 23 2013, 10:30am - 3pm (10:30am - 3pm)

REGISTER HERE

This workshop provides the best materials and instruction to create your own alpine trough garden with tufa a truly unique opportunity.

10:30-12:00 Demonstration: Different techniques used to plant with tufa will be demonstrated, including: drilling,…

2012

26
Jun
Vancouver Island: Clay/Crevice
Tue, Jun 26 2012, 7pm (7pm)

Harvey will be speaking for the Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society on Clay/Crevice techniques, as well as showcasing soem of the new and intersting plants that are being propogated at the nursery.

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19
Jun
Portland Clay/Crevice Presentation
Tue, Jun 19 2012, 7:30pm (7:30pm)

Harvey will be giving a presentation on the clay crevice technique, as well as other new plants at the nursery for the Columbia-Willamette NARGS Chapter.

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26
May
Final Nursery Sale Days
Sat, May 26 2012, 9am - Sun, May 27 2012, 5pm (9am - 5pm)

Closing days for the nursery. Lots of plants still in bloom! If you can't make it to our nursery on the open days, please call ahead to arrange a visit.

19
May
Victoria Weekend Sale @ Nursery
Sat, May 19 2012, 9am - Mon, May 21 2012, 5pm (9am - 5pm)

Open all weekend (Fri-Mon). The gardens are in peak bloom.

13
May
Ottawa Experimental Farm - Rare & Unusual Plant Sale
Sun, May 13 2012, 9am - 1pm (9am - 1pm)

Wrightman Alpines will be a vendor at this years sale.

Find just what you need for your garden as you visit the many specialty growers and nurseries gathered for this event. - Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carleton will be available to answer your questions.Admission fee: Donation to Food…
6
May
ORGHPS SUPER Plant Sale
Sun, May 6 2012, 12 - 4pm (12 - 4pm)

More info on the Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society's website.

4th Annual Super Plant Sale

An amazing collection plants from members and vendors who bring rare and unusual…

5
May
Nursery Opening Days
Sat, May 5 2012, 9am - 5pm (9am - 5pm)

First Open days for the Nursery. Come see the gardens as they venture towards their peak bloom.

28
Apr
Stonecrop Sale
Sat, Apr 28 2012, 9am - 3pm (9am - 3pm)

April 28th, 2012--- 9am - 3pm

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

2010 Stonecrop Sale…

1
Apr
ORGHPS April Plant Sale
Sun, Apr 1 2012, 1:30 - 4pm (1:30 - 4pm)

Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society

Wrightman Alpines, and many, many other choice vendors and the society all have plant sale tables- come early for the best selection!

Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre - 4 Credit Union Drive North York, M4A 2N8

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2011

11
Dec
ORGHPS December Meeting 2011
Sun, Dec 11 2011, 12:30 - 3pm (12:30 - 3pm)

Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society

Speaker ~ Barrie Porteous - "Best of the West"

Wrightman Alpines will have fall blooming plants for sale.

Floral Hall Toronto…

13
Nov
ORGHPS November Meeting 2011
Sun, Nov 13 2011, 12:30 - 3pm (12:30 - 3pm)

Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society

Speaker ~ Russell Stafford - "Central Asian Bulbs"

Wrightman Alpines will have fall blooming plants for sale.

Floral Hall Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Avenue, East

16
Oct
ORGHPS October Meeting/Sale 2011
Sun, Oct 16 2011, 12:30 - 3pm (12:30 - 3pm)

Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society

Speaker ~ Robert Raguso - "Attracting Pollinators to the Garden"

Wrightman Alpines will have fall blooming plants for sale.

Floral Hall Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Avenue, East

4
Oct
Atlantic Rhododendron Society 2011
Tue, Oct 4 2011, 7:30pm (7:30pm)

Alpines for Small GardensHarvey Wrightman of Wrightman Alpine Nursery in Ontario will speak on this mostdelightful group of plants and he will also be conducting a workshop on the clay/crevice method of planting. Details later.http://www.atlanticrhodo.org/

All ARHS Meetings are at…

1
Oct
Nova Scotia Crevice Workshop 2011
Sat, Oct 1 2011, 9am - 4pm (9am - 4pm)

We'll be bringing a selection of crevice and trough plants to Nova Scotia this fall for a Crevice/Trough building workshop. Contact the Nova Scotia Rock Garden Club if you are interested in participating!

11
Sep
ORGHPS September Meeting/Sale 2011
Sun, Sep 11 2011, 12:30 - 3pm (12:30 - 3pm)

Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society

Speaker ~John Lonsdale - "Unusual Bulbs for the Garden"

Wrightman Alpines will have fall blooming plants for sale.

Floral Hall Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Avenue, East

17
Jun
National NARGS Meeting 2011
Fri, Jun 17 2011, 7am - Sun, Jun 19 2011, 12pm (7am - 12pm)

Wrightman Alpines will be a vendor at this meeting.

The Fells Chapter of NARGS will be hosting this event. For more information click here.

The meeting includes vendors, silent auction, plant show, awards, meeting, and key note…

4
Jun
St. Marys Horticultural Society Garden Fair 2011
Sat, Jun 4 2011, 8am - 1pm (8am - 1pm)

Wrightman Alpines will have a selection of alpines available for sale at the Garden Fair.

St. Marys Horticultural Society -- Annual Garden Fair

This popular event is held beside the Thames River in St.Marys on the Milt Dunnell Field. More than 20 local vendors offering unusual and…

8
May
Ottawa Experimental Farm - Rare & Unusual Plant Sale 2011
Sun, May 8 2011, 9am - 1pm (9am - 1pm)

Wrightman Alpines will be a vendor at this years sale.

Find just what you need for your garden as you visit the many specialty growers and nurseries gathered for this event. - Master Gardeners of Ottawa Carleton will be available to answer your questions.Admission fee: Donation to Food…
8
May
Nursery Open 2011
Sun, May 8 2011, 9am - Mon, Jun 13 2011, 5pm (9am - 5pm)

Wrightman Alpines Nursery is open every day from May 8th to June 13th, 2011, from 9am-5pm or otherwise by appointment.

View the gardens, take pictures and get ideas for your own garden.

*Tip: best selection of plant material is available on days when we are not showing at…

1
May
ORGHPS: SUPER Plant Sale 2011
Sun, May 1 2011, 12 - 4pm (12 - 4pm)

Ontario Rock Garden and Hardy Plant Society 3rd Annual SUPER Plant Sale at the Toronto Botanic Gardens.

More info here: Hardy Plant Sale

Wrightman Alpines, and many, many other choice vendors and the society all have plant sale tables- come early for the best selection!

23
Apr
Stonecrop Sale 2011
Sat, Apr 23 2011, 9am - 3pm (9am - 3pm)

April 23rd, 2011--- 9am - 3pm

81 Stonecrop Lane -- Cold Spring, New York

There will be thousands of premium plants and troughs for you to choose from.

2010 Stonecrop…

3
Mar
Stratford Garden Festival 2011
Thu, Mar 3 2011, 12 - 1pm (12 - 1pm)

Harvey Wrightman will have a powerpoint presentation on planting methods with tufa at 12 noon, March 3rd, 2011.

www.stratfordgardenfestival.com

StratfordRotary Complex353 McCarthy RoadStratford, OntarioDirections

AdmissionTickets are $9.00…