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Markham Garden & Horticultural Society

The Markham Garden and Horticultural Society, growing since 1920, brings fellow gardeners together to provide an opportunity to show flowers, fruit and vegetables grown in our own gardens. We have design classes in the flowers shows for those who like flower arranging. We offer opportunities for gardeners to exchange ideas and techiques. Each month a speaker provides gardening related information.

You do not need to have a garden to be a member but just a love of nature. We have a plant sale early in May and alternate each year between a garden tour and a bus tour. 




Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month.  There are no meetings in January, July or December.  Our meeting location is the Markham Village Community Centre, 6041 Highway 7 E., Markham at the SE corner of Hwy 7 and Main St. Refreshments are served at 7.30 pm and the meetings begin at 8.00 pm.

NOTE: Oct. meeting marked *** is on 5th Monday - due to municipal elections.   

                                                        2018 MEETING SCHEDULE


Monday Feb. 26                                                Monday March 26

'A Taste of the Gardens of England'                    ' Top 5 Tips for a Healthier Back

Speaker: Jeff Mason                                          Before the Gardening Season'

                                                                       Speaker: Adam Markew


Monday April 23                                               Monday May 28

'Raised Bed Revolution :                                   'Creating a Pollinator Garden'

making and growing raised beds                        Speakers: Kristal Bradford &

Speaker: Tara Nolan                                                           Liam Kiewski

Early Spring Flower Show                                  Plants will be offered for sale

"Bring A Friend Night"                                       Spring Flower Show


                                           Annual Perennial Plant Sale          

                                      Saturday May 12   8.30am - 11.00am

                                          27 Parkway Ave.,  Markham

                                               Perennials and more


                                                 Garden Tour

                                          Sunday July 15 2018

                                       ** Further information to follow



Monday June 25                                              Monday August 27

'Grasses'                                                         'The Evening Garden'                        

Speaker: John Story                                         Garden Design for After Dark 

Annual Rose and Flower Show                           Speaker: Wolfgang Bonham                        

Strawberry Tea  $3.00                                      Late Summer Flower Show


Monday September 24                                      Monday October 29***

'Living Underground -                                        'For The Love of Trees'

how plants interact with fungi'                            Speakers: Linda Hawkins &                            

Speaker: Dr. Larry Peterson                                                 Ken Lund

Autumn Flower Show                                         Annual Photography Competition 



                                      Monday November 25 

                                    'With Christmas in Mind'  

      Floral Design Demonstration by Michael Erdman                                       

                                     Christmas Flower Show

                                     Annual General Meeting 

                                       Christmas Bake Sale 























Last Updated: 2018-01-03