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"Bringing people and gardening together since 1968"


Location:  Wilmot Recreation Complex,  1291 Nafziger RD, Baden, Meeting Room A, 2nd Floor                  Everyone is welcome to attend our general meetings.   No Admission Charge

Bring a toonie or loonie for the 50/50 draw and a couple of coins to support the refreshments. There are also door prizes.



 Join us to get the Dirt on Growing!



Monday, May 7, 7:00 pm

Gardeners' Show and Share & WHS Youth Competition (see programs for details)

Bring a plant, flower, story or photo to share with us! There is a plant and seed swap and vendors. 

Speakers:Thelma Kessel: Pest Control

                Lisa Clifford: Pets in the Garden

This is a fun night!! Learn and share! Bring your monies for the 50/50 draw and the Youth Penny Auction. There will be a small marketplace with Nith Valley Apiaries, Kitchener Master Gardeners, Advanced Compost and more. Lug a mug for tea/coffee. 


Monday, June 11 6:00pm

Family Potluck and Picnic

Petersburg Park

Join us as we celebrate WHS 50th birthday with a Potluck Picnic! All welcome. 


Wednesday, September 12 7:00 pm   Lug a Mug

Junior Gardener's Awards

Topic: Nature Photography

Speaker: Deb Lehman is owner of Saving the Creatures Photography. As a volunteer wildlife phtograper, Deb uses her talents to create an inventory of wildlife to help protect the environment at the Laurel Creek headwaters area in Waterloo Region. She is a photographer for Wildlife Haven Waterloo, a rescue organization dedicated to helping injured and orphaned wildlife. Amazing photography!


Monday, October 16th, 7:30pm    Lug a Mug

Topic: Walking the Bruce Trail

Speaker: Robert Reid, a former reporter of the Stratford Beacon Herlad and dairy goat farmer, continues to write freelance. He manintains his connection to the farm community through his participation in the Stratford & District Agricultural Society. He has walked the entire Bruce Trail---over 47 days spread over two summers. The Trail is approximately 870 kilometres. There is so much beautiful scenery from Niagara to Tobermory!


Monday, November 12, 6:00pm    

Christmas Program - Potluck Dinner  Please bring your own dishes/cutlery. Lug a mug

Topic: Healing through humour

Speaker: Dr. Ken Shonk. Humour is often an overlooked resource that is free, recyclable and available to all humans on the planet. Dr. Shonk, a retired family doctor, will take a serious look at a funny topic and show that it is a short leap between humour and compassion. Don't miss this talk! 


Last Updated: 2018-05-06