Sarnia Horticultural Society
The purpose of a Horticultural Society is to increase
interest in horticulture by encouraging private and
public gardening, by holding meetings, exhibits, plant sales and field trips.
Sarnia Horticultural Society meetings take place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at DeGroot’s Nursery in the green room.
Wednesday, January 16th - 7 pm, meeting at DeGroot’s. The speaker is David Hughes on hummingbirds.
Wednesday, February 20th - 7pm, meeting at DeGroot’s. The speaker is Ryan Slyzak on organic gardening.
February 28th - March 3rd, the 19th Annual Stratford Garden Festival presented by the Lung Association.
Saturday, March 2nd, Seedy Saturday by London Middlesex Gardeners.
Garden events, seeds, seminars and exhibitions.
Carling Heights Optimist Centre, 656 Elizabeth Street, London.
March 8th - 17th, Canada Blooms at the Encore Centre, Toronto.
This year’s theme is “A Family Affair”.
Wednesday, March 20th, 7pm meeting at DeGroot’s. The topic is “Garden Tools” presented by DeGroot’s.
April 5th - 7th, Sarnia Home and Garden Show at the Clearwater Arena.
April, date TBA, will be the annual spring cleanup at College Park.
Wednesday, April 17th, 7pm meeting at DeGroot’s. The topic is “Invasive Species” with speaker Mike Kent.
Saturday, April 27th, the District 11 annual meeting will be held in Chatham.
Saturday, May 11th, 39th Sarnia Horticultural Society annual plant sale held at Diane's
Wednesday, May 15th, in lieu of regular meeting, a barbecue and pot luck supper at College Ave Park.
June - garden week Ontario.
Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd Cuddy Gardens will have their open garden and plant sale in Strathroy.
June, July and August garden tours, more information to follow.
Friday, July 19th - 21st the 113th annual OHA convention takes place in Windsor Ontario with District 11 hosting the event.
The theme is “Come to the Deep South Where Everything Grows.”
Sunday, August 25th –Tuesday, August 27th is the Mackinac Island Garden Show. Day tickets are available through their website.
Wednesday, September 18th meeting, speaker TBA
September, date TBA - seed day at Germaine Park
Wednesday, October 16th meeting, speaker TBA
October, date TBA, the District 11 Fall Advisory meeting.
Photos August 2018 submitted by Heather Ashe
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