FoRRGS – About Us

  Est. 2003


FoRRGSLogoBig002We are a non-profit, volunteer advisory group that works in conjunction with the City of Calgary to uphold the integrity and beauty of this Legacy Park and historic garden.

We are dedicated to the preservation, interpretation and stewardship of the horticultural traditions and spirit associated with Reader’s garden.   Maintaining the educational vision and public enjoyment of the garden are our primary goals.

Team Members

President: Diane Dalkin
Vice-President: Vacant
Secretary:  Vacant
Treasurer: Liz Lunney
Membership: Helen Li
Communications: John Percic
Newsletter: Marilyn Mayall
Directors: Heather Ashdown, Lindsey Boida, Leah Gayl, Lindsay Orr, Grace Satre & Barb Smith
Past President: Ev Keddie
Photography: Rod Lachmuth & Janet Washburn
Head Gardener: Daniel Walker
Web Site: FoRRGS

Donna Balzer, David Matthews, Sheila Paulson, Peter Savage (late)

Historic Photo Contributors:
The City of Calgary & The Reader Family







We need YOU and your talents!  Please consider becoming a volunteer with us; our team is looking for all sorts of fun – loving, passionate folks that want to give back to their community, in your own ways.   A wide range of tasks and time commitments are available.   Tour guides are especially needed.   Let’s chat soon.

Start the new gardening season off on the right foot; make it memorable … Contact us at or use the form below to volunteer!

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