Gravenhurst Horticultural Society

 
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Gravenhurst Horticutural Society Est. 1948

Meetings held on the third Tuesday of every month

at the Gravenhurst Seniors Centre, 480 First St. N. at 7 P.M.

 2018 Meetings & Events ~ No Meeting in January or February

Your board is working hard to bring the Society an interesting renewal in 2018. The meetings will begin at 7 p.m. at the Seniors Centre under a new rental contract. Members can look forward to using the grow room.
One new thing to look forward to in 2018 is Gardening Together on Wednesday once a month (the day after the general meetings) at the Main Street gardens.
We are hosting the District 18 Fall Workshop and have an exciting speaker on a new topic lined up along with a fantastic hands-on workshop.

New start time for meetings: 7 p.m.

March 20 meeting- 7 p.m. - Peter Wood - Using found objects in your garden.

Your board looks forward to updating members on our exciting year ahead.
Sign up for the bus trip to the Royal Botanical Gardens near Guelph at lilac time - June 7.

April 17 meeting - Ann Bossart 'Pruning & Maintenance of Trees & Shrubs

April 18 - Gardening Together - 4 p.m. Members meet at the Main Street gardens to pot up plants and put into the grow room until the May plant sale. Please support your club by helping.

April 28 -   9 a.m. District 18 Annual General Meeting in Bracebridge. Please plan to attend and learn more about the Society and gardening.

May 15 meeting - 7 p.m. Dan Cooper from St. Catherines ON, 'Gardening from a Hammock'   Learn more about water conservation and using drought tolerant plants.

May 16 - Gardening Together - meet at the Main Street gardens 4 p.m.

May 19 - Annual Plant & Bake Sale in the Gravenhurst Opera House Square Volunteers needed for baking, providing plants and manual labour (from 7 a.m. to noon). Join in the fun of working together for out club.

June 19 meeting -   Laura (from 'Hidden Habitat' - www.hiddenhabitat.ca) 'Garden Design with Native Plants'. She will have plants for sale.

June 20 - Gardening Together - meet at the Main Street gardens 4 p.m.

July 18 - Daisy Awards Judging - The Town of Gravenhurst asks us to help in the judging of front yards that have been nominated and then treats us to lunch.

July 27, 28, 29  - Ontario Horticulture Association convention

                           Kingston, Ontario

August 8 - Annual Flower & Vegetable Show celebrating 70 years of shows.

                 Watch for the show book at the April meeting.

                  Gravenhurst Seniors Centre

August ?? - Annual BBQ, rain date August - to be decided

September 18 meeting - Show Awards Night and AGM.

September 19 - Gardening Together - meet at the Main Street gardens 4 p.m.

September 29 - District 18 Annual Fall Workshop, Gravenhurst - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at St. Paul's Church, John Street, Gravenhurst. Exciting new speaker on new topic and individual crafts. Bring your own lunch.

October 16 meeting -'Making Soup from Herbs & Flowers'  Back by popular demand Johnathan Bullock will teach us to make soup from herbs and flowers.

October 17 - Gardening Together - meet at the Main Street gardens 4 p.m.

November 20 meeting - Photo Contest and Christmas Potluck Supper our fun time.

December, January, February - no meetings. Merry Christmas

 

 

Last Updated: 2018-03-27