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Flamborough Horticultural Society



Next Meeting:   Wednesday, September 19/18

Social Hour starts at 7:00 pm

Meeting starts at 7:30 pm


Guest speaker:  Paul Knowles


Topic: Joy in the Garden


Paul Knowles is an author and arts presenter. His gardening books include “Escaping Eden”. He has written 16 books.

He has written gardening, humour, travel and feature articles for publications and websites including Forever Young, The Ottawa Citizen, The United Church Observer, Joyoftravel.ca, The Toronto Sun, trivago.ca, and many other periodicals and websites. His work has been published in Ontario Gardener Living, Canadian Gardening, The Reader’s Digest, and Maclean’s.

Paul’s hobbies include travel, gardening, choral singing, cooking, reading, wine tasting, and avoiding power tools.



Flower Show Theme:  “Pelargonium Heaven”


Bring your favourite geranium (pelargonium) plant!


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, January: From the Garden Shed
by Kathy Steel

Another holiday season is behind us. Decorations are packed away and most of the glitter has been vacuumed up. The final remaining task is to pay for it all. Despite the persistent tightening of purse strings, holiday spending seems to creep upward year over year.

Now's the time when we start budgeting the coming year's spending. It seems more and more difficult to get good value for our dollars. Even things that are free are seldom worth the effo

Last Updated: 2018-08-08