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.

2018 Meetings & Events:


Þ  January 8 - Hilde Makkink, "Sunflowers"

Þ  February 12 - Hayden Dooney, "Apples in Norfolk"

Þ  March 12 - Anita Buehner, "Bonnie Heath Estate Lavender and Winery"           

 Þ  April 9 - Adam Dale - "Hazelnuts in Norfolk"

Þ  May 14 -  Evan Elford, OMAFRA - "Researching New Crops"

Þ  June 4 - Museum Planting

 Þ  July & August    No Meetings

 Þ  September 10 - Flower & Vegetable Show & Bob Romaniuk, "Growing Garlic"

 Þ  October 15 - Silent Auction 

 Þ  November 12 - Cindy Cartwright, "Hummingbirds"

Þ  December 10     AGM, Awards, Election, Installation of Directors & Potluck at 6 p.m.

 Mark Your Calendars!

 May 19 - Plant & Bake Sale  -  8 a.m.  -  noon; set up/pricing May 18 at 6:30 p.m.    Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre

July 9 - Annual Picnic  -  Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre, 6 p.m. Please bring your favourite dish to share, own plate, cutlery and mug.

October  10 Joint Meeting of the four Norfolk County Societies—OMAFRA Bldg., Blue Line Road, Simcoe, 7:30 p.m  -  Wolfgang Bonham, Topic to be determined




2015 Dogwood Digest
by Donna Hussey

To receive a copy of the Delhi Dogwood Digest, the Delhi & District Horticultural Society's annual newsletter please email:


Last Updated: 2018-01-19