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September General Meeting with Guest Speaker Antonio Valente

  • September 08, 2020
  • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • McConaghy Centre, 10100 Yonge Street

Antonio ValenteGuest Speaker: Antonio Valente
Topic: Growing Cut Flowers

Antonio Valente will inspire us with the evolving story of his successful business, share his favourite cut flower varieties and describe the gardening techniques he uses for small scale/high output flower farming without the use of harmful chemicals.

A frequent guest on CTV’s “Your Morning” show, Antonio Valente is a Thornhill flower farmer specializing in a wide range of specialty and heirloom cut flowers and foliage for high-end floral shops in the GTA. His website,, includes gardening advice and an online shop selling seeds and bulbs for specimens great as cut flowers. Antonio also maintains an Instagram account ( with many beautiful images of the flowers he grows and sells.



AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW2020 Flower Show Schedule

Exhibits include specimens of flowering and edible plants growing at this time of year, potted plants, and special designs.

Click here to review our full 2020 Flower Schedule, including rules and guidelines.

Click here for the 2-page Autumn Show Schedule.


Attendance at this general meeting is free to members, $5 for non-members.


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