Delhi & District Horticultural Society

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Delhi & District Hort Society

Delhi & District Horticultural Society was originally founded in 1920 and was re-organized in 1982 after several years of inactivity. The Dogwood is our Society's flower.

Our objectives are to promote the protection of the environment and to encourage an interest in horticulture by promoting youth and community involvement.

Our meetings are held the 2nd Monday June to September and 3rd Monday in October at 7:30 p.m. at the Delhi Friendship Centre, 418 Queen Street. There are no meetings held in July and August. Members of the Society plant the flower beds at the Ontario Tobacco Museum during June.

Our meetings include a brief business meeting, guest speaker, monthly flower & photography competitions followed by refreshments and fellowship.

Our membership fee is $10.00 per person. This membership includes an annual newsletter and 10% off plant sales at several local garden centres.

2019 Meetings & Events:

 Þ  January 14 - Kelly Moodie, "Bee Keeping in Norfolk"

Þ  February 11 - Inga Hinnerichsen, "Fascinating Fungi; All About Mushrooms"

Þ  March 11- Mel Doerksen, "Hops and Beer Crafting"

 Þ  April 8- Ed DeHooghe, "Growing Asparagus in Norfolk"

Þ  May 13-  Sean Westerveld, "Ginseng and Medicinal Herb Production in Ontario"

Þ  June 3- Museum Planting

 Þ  July & August    No Meetings

 Þ  September 9 - Flower & Vegetable Show & Mary Gartshore, "Moth Diversity in Norfolk County and What It Means"

 Þ  October 14- Annual Silent Auction

 Þ  November 11- Donna Hussey, Christmas Crafts

Þ  December 9     AGM, Awards, Election, Installation of Directors & Potluck at 6 p.m.

 Mark Your Calendars!

 May 18- Plant & Bake Sale  -  8 a.m.  -  noon; set up/pricing May 17at 6:30 p.m.  Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre

July 8 - Annual Picnic  -  Delhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre, 6 p.m. Please bring your favourite dish to share, own plate, cutlery and mug.





2015 Dogwood Digest
by Donna Hussey

To receive a copy of the Delhi Dogwood Digest, the Delhi & District Horticultural Society's annual newsletter please email:


Last Updated: 2019-01-06