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 beautificaion of the community and take part in bus trips in Ontario.

Open Meetings Schedule:

7:15pm @ Kirkton/Woodham Community Centre


May 7th

Speaker: Paul Knowles

Topic: "Escaping Eden – A Lighter Look at the Gardening Addition”

Mini Flower Show, plant sale and refreshments

pick up Plant Premiums



Oct 1st

Speaker:Darren Heimbecker

Topic: “Whistling Gardens – What’s New and New Plants”

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



"Festival of Flowers"

Aug 13th 

Speaker: Will Heeman

Topic :“A Gardener’s Paradise”


Flower & Vegetable Show and refreshments

"Christmas in the Country"

Dec 3rd

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

please bring dishes and utensils


Speaker: Jay Harrison


Topic: “Festive Design”

Mini Christmas Flower Show & AGM



2019 Workshops

Consult for Locations

Unless other stated workshops begin at 7pm

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

Flower Arranging for Beginners

April 24th


Bonsai Workshop. Robert Traut will lead us in creating our own a juniper bonsai tree. Community Centre $50. Register with Cathy Barker / 519 229-8157.

Make and Take Tray

June 12th

Build your own Hypertufa pot with Evelyn Dreise at Cromarty Gardens, 2081 Cromarty Dr., Dorchester. Cost dependent on the size of container chosen. Max. 15 participants. Register with Deb Pihl / 519 225-2527

July 10th

A Mystery Garden Tour

Mystery Garden Tour. Meet at the Kirkton Community Centre at 6:30pm for carpooling. Please RSVP to Wendy Aitkin / 519 284-2110


November 28th
A Christmas Decoration

Sarah Nairn and Wendy Callcott will lead us through a Christmas project (project to be determined).

New Members Always Welcome!

Memberships may be purchased at a cost of $10