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Speakers and Events for 2017

Schomberg Horticultural Society

This year 2017, Schomberg Horticultural Society is 82yrs 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 2016.

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 for the year are as follows:

March 28th - Nina Simpson, Toronto Region Conservation Authority

                       -"Beautiful Native Plants"           

April 25th    - Ken Brown - "Vertical Vegetables"

May 13th     - Annual Plant Sale- Annuals, Perennials, Trees & Shrubs, 

                         Hanging baskets, Treasures from our members gardens. 

                         Schomberg Community Hall,  325 Main St. 9am-1pm.

                         Special feature: mobile tool & knife sharpening unit on site.

 

May 30th -     3 workshops on how to prepare an entry for a flower show,

                         principles of flower arranging, plant problems & rememdies 

                                           

June 27th -     Dan Cooper - "Low Maintenance Gardening"

June 25th -      Annual Garden Tour- Tickets at the Schomberg Community Hall,

                           Main St. 9:45 am.

                           $10 per person, advanced tickets call - 905-939-2216

                           Special feature: art display by local artists.                                             

Sept. 26th -    Wolfie Bonham - "Garden Design 102: Overcoming Common

                          Landscaping Problems and Mistakes"

Oct. 24th -      Mark Peck - "Birds in your winter garden and

                          Project Feederwatch"

 

Annual Garden Tour - Sunday, June 25, 2017
by Schomberg Horticultural Society

 8 very diverse gardens are  on the tour this year in and around Schomberg in picturesque King Township.  They range from large estate gardens that are rarely open to the public to small in town gardens, vegetable gardens and a natural, wildlife habitat property. The Schomberg Horticultural Society is delighted to annou
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Last Updated: 2017-03-28