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Our Next Meeting

March 27, 2017  7:30 p.m.

at St. Luke's Lutheran Church

       3200 Bayview Avenue (map),

                                        Downstairs-elevator available 

Presentation:  Spring Awakening Joanna Blanchard - Toronto Master Gardener

Photo Contest:  all members are invited to enter the photo contest. The category is:  Signs of Spring.   Photo size 4" x 6",  Write your name on the back of the photo or use a label. Submit before 7:15 p.m. 


Membership: Can be paid at our Welcome desk. Please bring cash or cheque. Cheque should be made out to North York Horticultural Society.  

Cost: Individual $20.00 Family $25.00



For Those Who Love Gardening

Do you enjoy nature, plants, gardening, community activities, meeting new people.

Do you have small or large garden, balcony garden, houseplants, or hoping to have a garden.

Come to our next meeting there's something for everyone.




Flower and Vegetable Show,  Edithvale Community Centre, 131 Finch Avenue West. 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be Saturday, September 9, 2017

Plant Sale, will be on May 13th 2017, Willowdale Presbyterian Church, 38 Ellerslie Avenue - entrance at the back of the church. Lots of Parking



District 5 Annual General Meeting:  The Birds and the Bees 

 Date:  April 29, 2017

 Location:  Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave East

 Hosted by:  Leaside Garden Society

 Cost:  $30.00, includes box lunch


Clement Kent: Caring for the Planet: What Gardeners can do for the Birds and The Bees.

Martin Galloway: Sex in the Garden

Door Prizes and gift basket draw prizes, Flower Show

Registration is paid to your society and your society must submit names registered and payment on for before April 10, 2017.

No registration accepted at the door.


Garden Ontario Convention:  Green from Shore to Shore

 Date:  July 21 - 23, 2017  Hosted by: OHA District 5

 Location:  Sheraton Parkway North Hotel - Richmond Hill


To register for the 2017 OHA Convention ,REGISTRATION FORMS ONLINE NOW (pdf, 3.2MB, opens in a new window). Please note that the registration form is to be filled out electronically, printed and sent in, WITH PAYMENT, to the OHA Convention Registrar, Barb O'Malley at the address indicated.  Electronic registration forms WILL NOT be accepted this year.

Please note: If you are also signing up for a bus tour, a Bus Waiver Form (pdf) (doc) needs to be completed by each participant and sent in with your Convention Registration.

Volunteers:  Nancy Serrick has started recruiting volunteers for onsite roles.

Volunteers putting in 15 hours of volunteer time (before or during the convention) will qualify for a special registration fee of $50 that covers all three days.

So keep careful track of your volunteer hours for Convention.

We have a limit of 90 such registrations.

All volunteers will need to register through Nancy Serrick.  Nancy will send out special volunteer registration forms later in the year.

District 5 Event at Convention

On the night of Friday July 21, District 5 has an opportunity to sparkle.  District 5 is planning a fun and impressive celebration for attendees with a Canada 150 Anniversary theme.  We will have a story teller, a magician, Canadian style food, Canadian trivia, the best silent auction in the history of silent auctions, and much, much more.

Please encourage your members to attend this evening if they are coming to the convention.

 for more details, registration forms, speakers and bus tour information click here


Toronto Island Garden Tour 2017

Saturday, June 3 and Sunday June 4, 12:00 to 5:00

Please Join Us - Every other year, a much anticipated tour showcases our gardens. 

Enjoy Touring artists and plant lovers' private gardens. An inspiring diversity of garden styles and plant life - native and cultivated - abounds. Our soaring Cottonwood Trees, 'snowing in June' always amaze.

Garden Tour Tickets and Maps are available in the white gazebo at arrival on Ward's Island. Ticket prices are $10.00 cash only for adults. All funds are used for community landscaping projects. Volunteers are responsible for the event.  For more information please contact  or or

Remember it's cooler by the lake!







North York Garden Club     Past Newsletters - click here

OHA Trillium Newsletter   Winter 2016/2017



Established in 1924 as the North York Horticultural Society





2016 Photo Contest and Past Winners
by Joan Shean

 2016 Photography Show

took place on October 24th, 2016


Last Updated: 2017-03-10