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Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of the months of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October and November.
Meetings are held in the library at Tilbury Area Public School located on Mable Street in Tilbury.
List of meeting dates and speakers
Annual Plant Sale-Saturday, May 24th from 8am-11:30am at 29 Canal Street East, Tilbury (weather permitting)
Downtown flowerbed planting & BBQ Saturday, June 7th. Meet at the cenotaph at 9am if you are able to volunteer in planting.
Flower, Vegetable and Fruit Show held Saturday, June 21st at the Tilbury Legion on 4 Stewart Street.
Exhibits must be placed between 8:30am-10:00am
Public viewing 12:30-2:30pm
Everyone welcome to attend and bring in your prize entry to the show.
HORTICULTURAL CLASSES-ADULT DIVISION
1. Pansy, up to 5 blooms
3. Annual, any colour, no more than 6 blooms
4. Lupins, any colour, 1 stem
5. Sweet William, any colour, 3 stems
6. Campanula, any colour, 1 stem
7. Perennial Vine, 1 bloom
8. Delphinium, any colour, 1 spike
9. Perennial or Biennial, up to 5 blooms, not listed, named
10. Hosta leaves, one cultivar, 3 leaves
11. Hosta leaves, different cultivars, 3 leaves
12. Peony, semi-double or double, 1 bloom
13. Rose, red, single bloom
14. Rose, pink/salmon, single bloom
15. Rose, any colour, single bloom
15. Rose, yellow/orange, single bloom
17. Peace rose, yellow, pink blended, single bloom
18. Floribundas, 1spray, (more than one bloom or bud), any colour
19. Climbing rose, any colour, 1 spray
SECTION C-Plants in Pots
20. African violet, any colour, in bloom, 1 crown
21. Cactus pot, any colour, over 3” in diameter
22. Herb garden pot, not over 15”
23. Geranium, 1 plant, any colour, in bloom, pot not over 12”
25. Any type of begonia
26. Hanging basket, flowering, planted by exhibitor
27. Hanging basket, non-flowering, plant by exhibitor
28. Summer Sensation-arrangement using candles or lantern, suitable for a centerpiece
29. Wet and Wild, 3 blooms floating in water, can use foliage
30. Tiny Treasures- Miniature arrangement, under 4” in any direction
31. Tea Time-Flowers arranged in a teapot
32. Country Bouquet- Roadside flower arrangement not to exceed 16” (41 cm) with foliage
33. Happy Birthday Canada-arrangement using red and white flowers
SECTION E-Fruits and Vegetables
34. Rhubarb, 3 stalks loose, leaf trimmed to 2” (5 cm)
35. Strawberries, 5, hulls attached
36. Green onions, 5 with tops trimmed to 4-6 “ (10-15 cm)
37. Leaf lettuce-3 stalks in a container of water
38. Peas-5 pods
HORTICULTURAL CLASSES-CHILDREN’S DIVISION
SECTION F-Juniors 6 years and under
39. Any plant grown in a pot
40. Petunias arranged in a decorative can
41. Vegetable character, made from vegetables, flowers, seeds, etc.
42. Squirrel’s Harvest-nuts, cones, seed pods, etc. in an egg carton
SECTION G-Youth 7-11 years
43. Roadside arrangement –using at least 3 different types of plants in a tin can
44. Floral picture on construction paper made with dried beans, seeds, etc.
45. Bouquet for the teacher
46. What am I? A creature made from cones, flowers and other plant material
SECTION H-Youth 12-16 years
47. Arrangement featuring a shoe
48. Roadside arrangement-using 5 different types of plants
49. Scrapbook page with photos of flowers, garden scenes, etc.
50. Miniature arrangement, not over 5” in any direction
Tilbury Northside Park-Memorial tree planting service held in late September or early October
November at 6:00p.m. Annual Meeting and Christmas Potluck and elections
NO MEETINGS IN DECEMBER-Happy Holidays!
Last Updated: 2015-04-15