Welcome to the Pakenham Horticultural Society, your local garden club! Gardeners helping Gardeners
Join us at
St. Andrews United Church Hall, Pakenham
3rd Wednesday most months
You don't need to be an expert to join our club!!
We are a group of energetic gardeners of all ages and levels of experience.
We happily share our love and knowledge of gardening in the Ottawa Valley.
Wed Feb 20 2019 7:30 p.m.
Bob Volks, Gilligallou Bird Inc.,
“Backyard Birding and Native Plants”
Bob and Louise Volks opened their backyard birding store in Almonte in 2011. Their success continues to be built upon the founding philosophies of providing an enhanced birding experience through quality seed, resources, and service. Bob will share the secrets of attracting birds to your garden all year long—from nesting boxes to native grasses.
First instalment of Garden Lecture Series
TWEETS EATS & GARDEN RAMBLES
Magic in Your Own Backyard
For over 90 years, the volunteers of this Society have been "Making Ontario Beautiful". We maintain plantings at the Five Span Bridge Park, the Arena, the Cenotaph, as well as barrels and planters along the main street of Pakenham.
We also stage three fun Flower Shows each year, including the Flower and Vegetable Show at the Pakenham Fair. Not sure about how to show your flowers, check these helpful hints.
The 2018 Award winners are........
For kids interested in learning more about growing, we have a Junior Gardeners Club
Other Useful Links - if you enjoy to surf the web
2018 we continue many activities to Make Ontario Beautiful
Jill Moxley and Lori Ray
All photos courtesy of Judy McGrath and Lani Holland
1967 PHS Yearbook
by Lori Ray
Since this is Canada 150 celebration year, I dug out the Yearbook from 1967, scanned it and saved in PDF format.
Note the information on page 3 on the Centennial Plantings.
On Page 4 - the membership fee was $1.00
On Page 5 - prize money - 1st $0.40, 2nd $0.25 and 3rd $0.15
For the complete PDF - follow this more...