Simcoe & District Horticultural Society
Please join us on the
2nd Wednesday from September through June
Meetings are held at the Junior Farmers Building,
172 South Drive,
Norfolk County Fairgrounds
These monthly meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. featuring a guest speaker, friendly plant competition and a business meeting which also includes district news and garden tour opportunities. Meetings are wrapped up with refreshments, time for socializing and networking between gardeners.
Be sure to check the Meetings page for more details.
* Society members are Keeping Simcoe Beautiful by maintaining eight gardens throughout the town.
* Join the activity at the Community Gardens on Gilbertson Drive where Norfolk County residents grow
their own vegetables and flowers with the available advice of a few local experts.
* We host a bus trip to places such as Canada Blooms or other destinations of horticultural interest.
2019 Co- Presidents: Helen Uren & Bob Williams
2019 Upcoming Events
Jan 9 -AGM potluck dinner - entertainer - Ian
Mar 13 - Brett Schuyler - Schuyler Farms -
Silvo Pasture - Sheep in the orchard
Apr 10 - Jim Jackson - Looking Back at the
History of the Simcoe & District Horticultural Society in pictures
May 8 - Dr Sean Armstrong - Treating chronic
disease with a plant based diet
May 11 - plant sale on fairgrounds west of
the Junior Farmers Building at 8:30 a.m.
June 12 - private garden tours - meet at 9:30
at the Junior Farmers Building
July - 13 - Flower Show at the Lynnwood Arts
Centre from 2 to 4 p.m.
August - Bus Trip to Niagara Parks Commission
(if enough interest)
Sept 11 Kevin Kavanagh of South Coast Gardens
Oct 9 - joint meeting with the four Norfolk County
Societies Blue Line Road - speaker tba
Nov 13 - Darren Heimbecker from Whistling
Dec 11 - Creekside Growers of dahlias - Year
in the Life of a flower farm