Delhi & District Horticultural Society

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Delhi & District Hort Society

Delhi & District Horticultural Society was originally founded in 1920 and was re-organized in 1982 after several years of inactivity. The Dogwood is our Society's flower.

Our objectives are to promote the protection of the environment and to encourage an interest in horticulture by promoting youth and community involvement.

Our meetings are held the 2nd Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Delhi Friendship Centre, 418 Queen Street. There are no meetings held in July and August. Members of the Society plant the flower beds at the Ontario Tobacco Museum during June.

Our meetings include a business meeting, guest speaker, monthly flower & photography competitions, plant sales and draw tables followed by refreshments and fellowship.

Our membership fee is $10.00 per person. This membership includes an annual newsletter and 10% off plant sales at several local garden centres.

2017 Meetings & Events:


Þ  January 9          Kristyn Richardson, Birds Studies Canada, “Swifts & Swallows”


Þ  February 13       Lyndsay Shular , Long Point Basin Land Trust, “Reptiles of Long Point”


Þ  March               No Meeting


Þ  April 10            Janice Gilbert, Wetland Ecologist, “Threats to Wetlands of Norfolk”


Þ  May 8              Kathryn Boothby, “From Wasteland to Wonderland”


Þ  June 5             Museum Planting


Þ  July & August    No Meetings


Þ  September 11   Flower & Vegetable Show & Jean Lentz, “Saskatoon Berries”


Þ  October 16        Silent Auction 


Þ  November 13     Nick VanderHeide, “Dahlias & Peonies”


Þ  December 11     AGM, Awards, Election, Installation of Directors & Potluck at 6 p.m.


 Mark Your Calendars!

 May 20     Plant & Bake Sale  -  8 a.m.  -  noon; set up/pricing May 19 at 6:30 p.m.    Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre

 July 10     Annual Picnic  -  Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre, 6 p.m. Please bring your favourite dish to share, own plate, cutlery and mug.

July 21 to 23     111th OHA Convention, “Green From Shore to Shore”  -  Hosts, OHA District 5  -  Sheraton Parkway North,  located in York.  Logon “Upcoming Convention” for information on Registration, Accommodations, Bus Tours, Speakers & more

September 23 OHA District 6 Fall Breakfast Meeting, Mount Hamilton Horticultural Society hosting at the Chedoke  Presbyterian Church, 865 Mohawk Rd W, Hamilton. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.  -  Meeting times to be announced.

October  11 Joint Meeting of the four Norfolk County Societies—OMAFRA Bldg., Blue Line Road, Simcoe, 7:30 p.m  -  Speaker TBA

November 4 D6 Fall Dinner—Delhi & District Horticultural Society, Delhi Hungarian Halll, 5:30 pm Social 6:00 pm Dinner. We will need members to volunteer help plan and organize this event!



2015 Dogwood Digest
by Donna Hussey

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Last Updated: 2017-05-09