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The Kirkton Horticulture Society was founded in 1930.  Its members have an opportunity to attend guest speaking events, participate in flower and vegetable shows, receive a plant premium in May, contribute to the beautification of the community and take part in bus trips in Ontario. (Ontario Horticulture Association)

Contact Information: Julie Riddell - phone number 226-378-5192 Email:

2023 Calendar

March 15 (Wed.)
10 AM - 12 PM

Kids Gardening
March Break Youth Activity

If you are a Kirkton Horticultural member, your children/grandchildren are invited to a free horticulture activity hosted by the Kirkton Horticultural Youth Committee.  A registration form and more details will be emailed to members. 

May 2nd (Tues.)

Bee on Flower

Open Meeting @ KWCC

Doors Open at 6:45 PM

Speaker: Jennie Girard

Topic: Planting Pollinators - How You Can Make a Difference

Flower Show 

Free Plant Premium Pickup

May 13th (Sat.)

Green Garden

Plant Sale

KWCC Parking Lot

Donated plants and seeds welcomed.

Society memberships available to purchase.

June 5th (Mon.)


Bus Trip

Location: St. Thomas


Wildflowers Farm for a beehive and garden tour in addition to tea sampling, visit the award-winning St. Thomas Elevated Garden, a locally catered lunch at Bachner Family Farm (salads, sandwiches, Shaw’s ice cream), shop at Canadale Nursery, stroll through Belmont’s impressive Community Gardens.

Cost: $60


Romanesco Cauliflower

Edible Walk in June

Guided walk led by Brenda Gallagher

Date and location TBD

Cost: $10

August 2nd (Wed.)

Purple Flower

Mystery Tour

Details TBA

August 15th (Tues.)

Brown Insect

Open Meeting

Doors Open @ 6:45 PM

Speaker: Nancy Abra

Topic: What's Bugging You?

Flower Show

Sept. 21st (Thurs.)

Mason jars

Workshop: Preserving the Harvest


Guest: Diane O'Shea

October 3rd (Tues.)

Manicured Garden

Open Meeting

Doors Open @ 6:45 PM

Speaker: Mike Prong

Topic: Showstopping Shrubbery

Nov 21st (Tues.)

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Workshop: Seasonal Arrangement


Dec. 5th (Tues.)

Community Garden

Open Meeting

Doors Open @ 6:45 PM

Speaker: Paul Knowles

Topic: Digging Deeper - Finding the Magic in Your Garden

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