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Our Next Meeting

May 29, 2017

   at St. Luke's Lutheran Church

       3200 Bayview Avenue (map),

                                        Downstairs-elevator available 


Presentation: Creating a Pollinator Paradise

Speakers: Crystal Bradford and Liam Kijewski, owners of Wildlife Gardening and Landscaping. Liam and Crystal both have a strong appreciation and genuine passion for the natural environment. They have a radio program called Non-Toxic Airwaves that highlights these issues. They enjoy teaching and sharing their knowledge in combination with their artist vision.

Flower Show:  Theme "Canada 150"   submit entries before 7:15pm 

Refreshments before the meeting

Guest are always welcome!  We hope you enjoy the evening and decide to continue coming as a member.


Cost: Individual $20.00 Family $25.00   Please bring cash or cheque. Cheque should be made out to North York Horticultural Society.  




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.




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

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



District 5 Annual General Meeting:  Registration Closed (information for members attending)

The Birds and the Bees 

 Date:  April 29, 2017

 Location:  Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave East

 Hosted by:  Leaside Garden Society

 If you have signed up and paid your fee includes a 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

No registration 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.


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!







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OHA Trillium Newsletter   Winter 2016/2017




Established in 1924 as the North York Horticultural Society




OHA Convention 2017 - Host District 5
by Joan Shean

111th Convention 

Host: District 5 

Theme:  Green from Shore to Shore

 Friday July 21 -  Sunday July 23, 2017

Sheraton Parkway North  and Best Western

Last Updated: 2017-04-26