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Flamborough Horticultural Society



Next Meeting:   Wednesday, October 17/18

Social Hour starts at 7:00 pm

Meeting starts at 7:30 pm


Guest speaker: Bruce MacKenzie

Topic: Hamilton Special Wetlands


Hamilton is known as the biodiversity capital of Canada. Geography has a lot to do with this but so does the abundance of wetlands and Hamilton has some special examples. Bruce Mackenzie, a well versed naturalist in Hamilton will be describing with photos and words what makes a marsh a marsh and a bog a bog. We will explore Hamilton’s only fen and bog along with the other types of wetlands found in Hamilton and the life forms that they host.


Flower Show Theme:  “The Harvest”

A Fall themed design in a pumpkin. Natural material only. 


Members from all divisions may enter this category.  All will be judged together.


Just an important note to our members who enter the flower show competitions—please follow the specifications regarding each month’s entry or you will be disqualified from the show.  Thank you for your cooperation.



Usual monthly Meeting location:

  St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Parish Hall, 715 Centre Road, Waterdown.  

Parking is available at the back of the church.  The Parish Hall is to the left of the back entrance of the church.  Wheelchair accessible.


If you are interested in attending these, please send an email to the Flamborough Horticultural Society at flamhort@hotmail.com

or call 905-689-6722 for information.


Please come out and join us!

Everyone is welcome.

Annual Membership is only $15


Meetings occur on the third Wednesday of the month (Jan - Jun, Sep - Nov). 

Note that no meetings are held in July, August or December.

Please like our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Flamborough-Horticultural-Society-Page-1005131679533776/







2018, February Newsletter
by Trudy Bliedung

President’s Message:

A letter from the (other) President.

Well, we are in to February and another six weeks of winter left.  It is probably time to start thinking about getting your seeds ordered.  Seed catalogues have been showing up for the last few weeks.  I thought I would like to shar

Last Updated: 2018-10-05