KIRKTON HORTICULTURE SOCIETY

 

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.

www.gardenontario.org (Ontario Horticulture Association)

Open Meetings Schedule:

7:15pm @ Kirkton/Woodham Community Centre

"Awakenings" 

May 5th 

Speaker: Carolinian Canada

www.caroliniancanada.ca

Topic: "Native Plant Gardening Inspirations and Tips”

 

Pick Up Plant Premium, Spring Mini Flower Show, Plant Sale

 

"October
 Splendour"

Oct 6th

Speaker: Anita VanAdrichem

www.westlandgreenhouses.com

Topic: “Succulents and Houseplants”

 

Focus on the Youth programme before the meeting: ages 6-12

 

 

"Festival of Flowers"

Aug 11th

Speaker: Conrad Richter

www.richters.com

Topic :“Some Amazing Herbs You May Not Know...But Should!”

 

Flower & Vegetable Show 

"Christmas in the Country"

Dec 1st

Pot Luck at 6:00pm - Open Meeting -7:15pm

Please bring dishes and utensils

 

Speaker: Jamie Quai (7pm)

www.quaiduvin.com

 

Topic: “Growing Grapes and Wine Making”

 

Mini Christmas Flower Show & AGM

 

 

2020 Workshops

Consult for Locations

Unless otherwise stated workshops begin at 7pm

 WORKSHOPS Pre-registration required with advance payment requested if convenient.

Tips and Trips of Exhibiting

March 4th

 

...with Dian Chut. Discover the How-To while creating a sample flower arrangement. Cost $25. Register by Feb. 24 (Deb McRobert 519 225 2282)

June 18th

Build Your Own Hypertufa Pot

...with Evelyn Dreise at Cromarty Gardens, 2081 Cromarty Dr., Dorchester. Cost dependent on size of container chosen ($10-25)(+cost of any plants). Register by June 11 (Debbie Brandt 519 933 2257)

 

Grapevine Wreath

Sept. 24th

Make a wreath and decorate it for fall. (Re-purpose your wreath for the Christmas flower show!)Cost $25. Register by Sept. 15 (Deb Pihl 519 225 2527)

 

New Members Always Welcome!

Memberships may be purchased at a cost of $10

Nurturing Mind, Body and Soul through Chocolate

April 1st

...with Mitchell Hewson, horticultural therapist. Understanding the healing powers of chocolate, as you make and take home 10 kinds of chocolate. Cost $30. Register by March 9 (Wendy Aitken 519 284 2110)

July
Mystery Garden Tour

...Date to be announced. Meet at KWCC and carpool to the mystery destination. Cost $0. RSVP requested 1 week ahead. (Kathy Holdsworth 519 494-6806)

Plant Exchange - Thursday, May 28 5-8:30 pm - Kirkton Community
Centre parking lot

         Also, purchase memberships and pickup up member premiums

         Plant donations welcome - drop off Thurs. 9 am - 1 pm