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
Speaker: Paul Knowles
Topic: "Escaping Eden – A Lighter Look at the Gardening Addition”
Mini Flower Show, plant sale and refreshments
pick up Plant Premiums
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"
Speaker: Will Heeman
Topic :“A Gardener’s Paradise”
Flower & Vegetable Show and refreshments
"Christmas in the Country"
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
Consult for Locations
Unless other stated workshops begin at 7pm
WORKSHOPS Pre-registration required with advance payment requested if convenient.
Flower Arranging for Beginners
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
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
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
A Christmas Decoration
Sarah Nairn and Wendy Callcott will lead us through a Christmas project (project to be determined).