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The Beaverton Horticultural Society was started in 1922 with the first flower show being held on September 22, 1922 in the Town Hall.

In most cases our General Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of the month. See below for details. Not only do we have informative and entertaining speakers, we hold workshops and offer advice clinics for gardeners and enjoy a social time with homemade goodies. Guests and Members welcome at all our events.

 

 

 

 

Beaverton Horticultural Society (BHS) Monthly Meeting Place:

 St. Paul's Anglican Church,

383 Osborne Street,

Beaverton, Ontario

 2018 Monthly Meetings:

March 22, 7:30  pm

Guest Speaker: Mathew Bergeron "The Backyard Ecosystem: Insects and our Garden"

 

April 26, 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Cathy Hooper "Edible Landscaping"

 

May 12, 10:00 am Plant Auction

 

June 28, 7:30 pm

          Speaker: Suzanne Catty "Growing and Making Potions and Lotions"

 

October 26, 7:30 pm

           Speaker: Claudette Smith "World Association of Floral Artists Convention in Barbados" 

2018 Special Events:

The Society purchases all plant material and does the planting and tending of the civic flower beds in downtown Beaverton at the Town Hall, the Library, the Cenotaph, the Old Mill Gate, and the Point Bed. The Plant Auction is an important fund raising event this year for our civic beautification projects. 

Plant Auction, SATURDAY  May 12.  9:00 - 10 a.m. Registration and Viewing. The auction will start at 10:00 a.m.

Preview and registration at St. Paul's Anglican Church. A choice selection of perennials and coveted plants from gardens of BHS members and local garden centres will be auctioned. A vast array of annuals, perennials, seedlings and garden ornaments/objects will be available. There is no cost to register and refreshments will be provided. Come and enjoy, there is always something for everyone. Everyone welcome!

August Flower and Vegetable Show, Thursday, August 23  Open to the Public from 1:30 pm - 4:00 p.m.

Our largest flower and vegetable show of the year is held for the residents of Lakeview Manor, 133 Main Street in Beaverton.  Everyone is welcome!  Free Admission. This show will feature specimen entries in classes of annuals, perennials and vegetables. Design entries will feature presentations featuring summer flowers and vegetables and special Canada 150 tributes.

Fall Design Workshop Thursday September 27, 7:30 pm.

More information about this seasonal workshop will be available at a later date.  Membership in the Beaverton Horticultural Society and pre-registration is required. Please contact Judy Mitchell Wilson (705-484-1073) or Ainsley Gillespie (705-426-9561) to pre-register.

 Annual General Meeting and Awards Night   November 22, 6:30 pm

Our members create and donate for auction, Indoor & Outdoor Holiday Designs: wreaths, table centrepiece designs and outdoor pot designs.

We are very fortunate that most businesses in Beaverton support us by becoming Associate Members. We also appreciate the support from local residents, service clubs and the Township of Brock

We welcome new members and invite you to come out to a meeting and get to know your fellow gardeners in the beautiful Village of Beaverton.

 To view Beaverton Horticultural Society 2018 Yearbook select Files category

To view Beaverton Horticultural Society Newsletters select Files category

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 2018-03-19