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Monthly meetings are held the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30pm at the Top Generation Hall, 4373 Generation Court, Ottawa, K0A 2Y0


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The 2017 schedule: Gloucester Horticultural Society

Date Event
Jan 16, 2017
7:30pm

GHS General Meeting, Top Generation Hall

Speaker Topic: Demonstration of the flower arrangements described in decorative classes for the February and Spring Flower Shows.

Heidi Oeschger is a European trained florist who will present fresh ideas to try in our 2017 decorative classes.

Feb 20, 2017
7:30pm

GHS General Meeting, Top Generation Hall
Forced Bulbs & Preserves Show

Speaker Topic: New Vegetable: Kalettes

Judy Nadon will share her success growing a new vegetable: kalettes.

Mar 4, 2017
10:00am-3:00pm

Seedy Saturday, Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Beach, 102 Greenview Ave.

Seed sale and exchange, and garden talks.

Mar 20, 2017
7:30pm

GHS General Meeting, Top Generation Hall

Speaker Topic: Know Your Soil

Mary Reid will tell us what good soil is, the types of soil, how to amend soil, and almost anything else you want to know about soil.

Apr 17, 2017
7:30pm

GHS General Meeting, Top Generation Hall

Speaker Topic: Invasive Plants

Iola Price will show how some garden plants get out of hand, causing problems if they invade natural areas. The ‘Grow Me Instead’ guides were created by concerned provincial agencies to address the problem and find alternatives. Iola will explain the guide and describe some garden thugs.

Apr 22, 2017
9:00am-4:00pm

District 1 AGM

The District 1 AGM will be held on April 22, 2017, at the Pentecostal Church in Kemptville.

May 13, 2017
9:00am-4:00pm

GHS Spring Flower Show, Gloucester Centre Shopping Mall, 1980 Ogilvie Rd., Gloucester

May 20, 2017
9:00am til we run out

GHS Plant Sale, North Gloucester Public Library, 2036 Ogilvie Rd., Gloucester

Workshops (until noon).

Jul 15, 2017
9:00am-5:00pm

GHS Road Trip

Members only.

Jul 21-23, 2017

OHA Convention, Richmond Hill, ON

Hosted by District 5.

Aug 14-18, 2017

GHS Garden Competition

Judging of gardens

Aug 19, 2017

GHS Garden Tour

Members only.

Sep 18, 2017
7:30pm

GHS General Meeting, Top Generation Hall

Speaker Topic: Saunders' Glorious Peonies

Blaine Marchand will show the range of peonies, both herbaceous and tree, created by Arthur Percy Saunders, who was the son of William Saunders, the creator and first Director of the Central Experimental Farm.

Oct 16, 2017
7:30pm

GHS General Meeting, Top Generation Hall

Speaker Topic: GHS members will each share one of their successes

  • Holly by Denise Kennedy
  • Dahlias by Candace Dressler
  • Kalettes by Judy Nadon
  • Xeriscaping practices by Heather McCarrey
  • Q&A by Fran Dennett
Nov 20, 2017
6:00pm

GHS Annual General Meeting, Bethany United Church, 3150 Ramsayville Road, Ottawa, ON

  • 6:00pm Non-alcoholic cocktails
  • 6:30pm Potluck supper
  • 7:30pm GHS AGM

NOTE: the church cannot be seen from the road. Look for the property number.

Bring plate, mug, eating utensils and what you will bring to the potluck.



Last Updated: 2017-02-20