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.
(Ontario Horticulture Association)
Open Meetings Schedule:
7:15pm @ Kirkton/Woodham Community Centre
Speaker: Carolinian Canada
Topic: "Native Plant Gardening Inspirations and Tips”
Pick Up Plant Premium, Spring Mini Flower Show, Plant Sale
Speaker: Anita VanAdrichem
Topic: “Succulents and Houseplants”
Focus on the Youth programme before the meeting: ages 6-12
"Festival of Flowers"
Speaker: Conrad Richter
Topic :“Some Amazing Herbs You May Not Know...But Should!”
Flower & Vegetable Show
"Christmas in the Country"
Pot Luck at 6:00pm - Open Meeting -7:15pm
Please bring dishes and utensils
Speaker: Jamie Quai (7pm)
Topic: “Growing Grapes and Wine Making”
Mini Christmas Flower Show & AGM
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
...with Dian Chut. Discover the How-To while creating a sample flower arrangement. Cost $25. Register by Feb. 24 (Deb McRobert 519 225 2282)
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)
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
...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)
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)