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

Open Meetings Schedule:

7:15pm @ Kirkton/Woodham Community Centre

"Awakenings" 

May 7th

Speaker: Paul Knowles

www.paulknowles.commonsensedesign.net

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

Mini Flower Show, plant sale and refreshments

pick up Plant Premiums

 

"October
 Splendour"

Oct 1st

Speaker:Darren Heimbecker

www.whistlinggardens.ca

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

www.heeman.ca

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

www.lyricflowers.com

 

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 cathybarker@quadro.net / 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 robpihl@quadro.net / 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 wendyma54@hotmail.com / 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