Speakers and Events for 2018
Schomberg Horticultural Society
This year 2018, Schomberg Horticultural Society is 83yrs young,we have grown and changed over time and are very proud of all our accomplishments. We have created gardens that are much admired and appreciated by the community, especially the Lily Bed at the Library and the Teaching Garden at the entrance to our Village. As a society we play an active role in the community and all members work hard in making Schomberg Horticultural Society a success. The latest community project was the refurbishing of the Kitchen Breedon Manor Gardens in Schomberg. The society recorded over 600 volunteer hours in 2017.
Schomberg Horticultural Society meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30p.m. at the Schomberg Community Hall on Main St. unless otherwise notified.
Speakers and main events for the year are as follows:
March 27th "Judging a Flower Show" - Celia Roberts
April 24th "The Evening Garden" - Wolfe Bonham (Guest Night)
May 12th Annual Plant Sale - Annuals, Perennials, Trees & Shrubs,
Hanging baskets, Treasures from our members gardens.
Schomberg Community Hall, 325 Main St. 9am-1pm. Bring your gardening questions to the sale: Master Gardeners are at our sale to answer all your gardening questions.
May 29th "Heritage Trees - Preserving our Natural Roots" Edith George
June 24th Annual Garden Tour. 10am - 4pm tickets are sold on tour day at 325 Main Street in Schomberg.
$ 15.00pp, rain or shine.
Schomberg Horticultural Society - Annual Garden Tour June 24th, 10am - 4pm. Tickets sold on day of tour at the Community Hall at 325 Main Street in Schomberg at 9:45 at Black Forest Garden Centre or from eventbrite.com. Schomberg Horticultural Society Garden Tour($ 15.00 pp) This self guided driving tour features 9 very diverse properties, ranging from small in-town gardens to large estates that are rarely open to the public such as a master gardener’s garden, Earthbound Country House featuring themed garden beds & animals, the Schomberg Community Farm, with an artisans market, the whimsical gardens at the Grackle Coffee House collaborating with their neighbour, a Muskoka inspired Country Gem, an English Garden, a Polo Horse Estate, Pioneer Brand Honey, and a Carrying Place Country Manor. Pop-up shops, unique displays and artists are in each garden. All proceeds of the tour go right back into the community, for beautifying our public gardens and educating the public in anything related to horticulture, sustainability and being good stewards of our land.
Order tickets now - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/schomberg-horticultural-society-garden-tour-tickets-46939513348
June 26th "Members Night" 3 interactive workshops presented by our own members.
Sept. 25th "Invasive Species" - Cassie Weston
Oct. 23rd "Emerging Trends" - Dan Short of Sheridan Gardens
Edith George speaks on "Heritage Trees - Preserving our Natural Roots."
by Schomberg Horticultural Society
Edith George speaks at the Schomberg Horticultural Society on May 29th at 7:30pm
“What is a heritage tree?” and “Why is it important to protect them?” using the Heritage Tree toolkit. There are several categories of requirements in determining whether a tree is worthy of heritage tree recognition and I touch on all of them in the presentation.As a former Director on the Board of the Weston Historical Society and presently an Advisor to the Ontario Urban Forest Council, my expertise is