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  • Title: GardenOntario: Acton Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Acton Horticultural Society.. MEETINGS.. ABOUT US.. NEWS & EVENTS.. CONTACTS.. OHA LOG-IN.. View District Site.. View OHA Site.. Welcome Acton Horticultural Society Website!.. FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE.. ACTON.. LIBRARY.. Research by: Jean Somerville,.. The Acton Horticultural Society was originally begun in 1918 to help local homeowners grow plants during World War 1.. During the early years members shared plants ans information to provide not only food, but to beautify the town as well.. The current version of our society has been active since 1988.. In addition to monthly speakers, planting downtown planters, holding an annual  ...   the area adjacent to the Acton Public Library-our Memory Garden.. It was back in 1999 when the above was printed in our news-letter.. We have since completed the project and have undertaken several more very ambitious projects.. The picture on this page is from one of those projects.. We invite anyone interested in Horticulture to attend our monthly meetings held the third Tuesday of the month (September to June) at 7:30p.. m.. at the Knox Presbyterian Church,.. Knox Avenue.. Acton.. Submitted by: Susan Allen.. Copied from September, 1998 Newsletter.. to send mail.. acton@gardenontario.. org.. Last Updated: 2013-10-08..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Agincourt Garden Club
    Descriptive info: Agincourt Garden Club.. Links:.. Meetings.. BoardOfDirectors.. Programs.. NewsLetter.. BasicInstructions.. JustForTheFunOfIt.. GardenShows.. MonthByMonthGardeningGuide.. Resources.. (New in Organic Gardening).. Spring Vegetables.. Fall Vegetables.. and the all important.. Compost Tea.. New in Vegetables:.. Mass Propagation.. SocietyPartners.. DistrictPartners.. District5site.. OHAsite.. You can also check us out on FaceBook.. or just make your comments and suggestions.. Syringa vulgaris.. Lilac.. Frank Paterson.. Beautifully fragrant blooms.. Deep purple flowers.. Sun.. Ht: 6'+.. Sp: 6'+.. Welcome.. The.. was founded to provide a meeting place for people in the Agincourt area who have an interest in, or who may have a curiosity to learn more about horticulture; for the exchange of  ...   methods of cultivation; for the general dissemination of new and old information; for the enjoyment that comes from achieving the production of a living thing; and to provide good fellowship while we are engaging in the world's largest and most popular hobby.. Please browse and enjoy our web site.. There is lots of information about our club, and how we help to beautify our local community for the enjoyment of all.. See our Resources section for many gardening hints.. Warning:.. gardening can be very addictive, a place to make friends and have fun, come and join us if you dare.. Last Updated: 2013-12-13..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Alliston & District Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Alliston & District Horticultural Society.. Alliston and District Horticultural Society.. ALLISTON AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.. Welcome to the ADHS web page.. The ADHS was established in 1925 and has had a rich history in the Alliston community since then.. We belong to District 16, that has 19 active societies.. The Floral emblem of the ADHS is the Gloriosa Daisy, a member of the Rudbeckia family.. Our Newsletter is called "Spreading the Gloriosa News" and is distributed electronically several times throughout the year.. You can also "LIKE" us on Facebook!.. ADHS meetings are held at Shilton Hall, St John's United Church, 56 Victoria Street East, Alliston.. (Corner Of Victoria and Centre Street across from Shoppers Drug Mart) at 7:15 P.. M.. usually the 4th Tuesday of the month or as noted in the 2014 General Mtg Agenda,  ...   speaking on new annuals and containers and our May Flower show.. Jun 24: Hosting Paul Zammit from Toronto Botanical Gardens speaking on Lighting the Way, Plants for Shade and our June Flower show.. Aug 16: Our fabulous annual August Standard Flower Show and Luncheon (don't miss it!).. Sep 23: Hosting the Annual Visitor's Night featuring celebrated speaker Frank Kershaw, speaking on Great Gardens a days drive from Toronto, and our September Flower show.. Oct 28: Hosting David Hawke speaking on Invasive species.. Nov 26: Hosting the Annual Pot Luck Dinner, Awards Night and Mini Flower Show.. All New members welcome regardless of gardening experience! Annual membership is $15 per person, $20 per family.. All members receive a 10% discount at many local garden centres, so it's worth while to join! Please join us!.. Last Updated: 2013-11-27..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Almonte Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Almonte Horticultural Society.. Almonte and District Horticultural Society.. Welcome to the Almonte and District Horticultural Society.. Calendar of Events 2013.. All meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 p.. , except July and December, at the Cornerstone Community Church (unless noted otherwise).. January.. January 28 -.. Speaker - Allan.. Goddard of Almonte Landscaping.. Topic - Gardening - Elementary My Dear Friend.. February.. February 25 -.. Speaker - Helen Halpenny, Lanark County Master Gardener.. Topic - Vegetable Gardening - Fresh veggies from your garden.. March.. March 25 -.. Darlene Scales, Master Gardener, Ashton.. Topic - Lessons I have Learned the Hard Way - Problem areas like septic beds and shortcuts to maintaining your garden.. April.. April 22 -.. Field Trip - A guided tour of Julie Yeaman's two greenhouses outside Almonte with an emphasis on extended growing of food.. May.. May 11.. -.. Plant Sale.. - Saturday at 8:45 a.. to 1:00 p.. at the Almonte Public Library Parking Lot.. May 27 - Speaker -.. Dale Odorizzi, Lanark County Master Gardeners.. Topic - A Pollinator Garden - How to attract bees and butterflies to your garden.. A DHS Mini Show (includes photography) -.. Entries to be brought to the Cornerstone Community Church from  ...   Fair, "All Roads Lead to the Almonte Fair".. Show your vegetables, herbs, flowers, potted plants and photography.. August.. August 24 -.. A DHS Harvest Show (includes photography).. Entries to be brought to the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum [Lower Level] from 10:00 am to noon.. Judging from noon to 2:00 pm.. Open to the public from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.. August 26 - Culinary Feast from Your Garden.. Taste testing of potluck delicacies prepared with fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers.. Bring your dishes, utensils and recipes.. Starts at 6:30 p.. A slide presentation by Carol Kenward of Niagara-on-the-Lake 2012 convention tours and Gerda Franssen's slides (June 2012) of Floriade, an international exhibition of flowers and gardening, in Venio, Holland.. September.. September 23 -.. Speaker -.. Mary Shearman-Reid, Master Gardener, Green Thumb Garden Centre.. Topic -.. Fall Gardening and Putting One's Garden to Bed for the Winter.. October.. October 28 - Speaker -.. Marilyn Light, Ottawa Horticultural Society.. Orchids.. November.. November 25 - Annual Meeting - Christmas potluck supper and program, awards night, and elections.. Bring your dishes, utensils and be prepared to share your recipes.. Starts at 6:30 pm.. Cindy Zorgel will present a game for us to enjoy.. December.. No December meeting.. Last Updated: 2013-03-18..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Ambassador Horticultural Society LaSalle
    Descriptive info: Ambassador Horticultural Society LaSalle.. St.. Clair College Bursary Winners 2013.. Each year our society donates two bursary's to two deserving graduating students of the horticultural program and St.. Clair College.. Congradulations to this year's two winners.. Christina and Grace.. We can't wait to see who wins next year.. Last Updated: 2013-04-07..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticultural Society.. WELCOME!.. Our Society is a member of the Ontario Horticultural Association comprised of over 250 societies across Ontario.. Membership is $10 per person/family yearly and entitles you to:.. receive 4 newsletters containing useful information about gardening and upcoming events.. attending meetings with guest speakers/workshops and learn about gardening.. obtain gardening information and resources.. get discounts at gardening centres across Ontario.. can buy plants at a yearly plant sale.. can help in beautifying  ...   in a town garden tour yearly.. The Amherstburg Fort Malden Society is very active in the Amherstburg community and the money we raise throughout the year is used to fund the following projects:.. Partner in major tree planting.. Development of community gardens.. Assist with both the hanging baskets and planters in Amherstburg.. Participate in the Parks Committee.. Offer scholarships to qualifying students interested in horticultural studies.. Organize the Trillium Awards and Deck the Planters.. Last Updated: 2014-01-08..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Ancaster Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Ancaster Horticultural Society.. The Ancaster Horticultural Society is a group of over 200 enthusiastic members whose mission is to beautify the Ancaster community while encouraging people to get involved and "come dig with us".. Our evenings begin at 7:30 p.. with a social half-hour where tea, coffee and a wonderful array of goodies are served.. Our business meetings begin promptly at 8 p.. , followed by our speaker for the evening.. We are a friendly club and we welcome visitors or guests at any time.. You will find our members are all very approachable, cover all age groups and are only too willing to exchange gardening information!.. Come out and join us!!.. Our.. Plant and Bake Sale.. is our  ...   2 p.. Your support is greatly appreciated.. We hope to see you at the Plant and Bake Sale in 2013!.. Flower, Vegetable and Photo Show and Afternoon Tea.. is an annual event and will be held this year on Saturday, August 17th, 2013.. This is a truly beautiful occasion where our members show off their 'best of the best'.. We would love to see.. you.. there.. Exhibitors must be members and entries will be accepted from 8:45 to 10:30 a.. Late entries will not be accepted.. The general public are welcome to come and view our wonderful show from 2:00 p.. to 4:30 p.. where afternoon tea will be served and door prizes will be awarded.. PROGRAMS.. Last Updated: 2013-04-21..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Angus Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Angus Horticultural Society.. W.. elcome to the Angus Horticultural Society.. President - Wendy Harry.. Secretary - Sandi Schneider.. Treasurer - Ruth Ladan.. Membership - Jan Powell.. Our meetings are held at 7:00 pm the 3rd Tuesday of each month from the first meeting in March through to the last meeting in November in the Angus United Church basement, 56 Jonas Street.. Please enter through the side door off the parking lot.. Schedule of Events Each Year.. We have a guest speaker three times a year at our meetings.. Their topics can be perennials, the environment, starting or organizing your garden, butterfies, herbs, and other interesting material.. The meetings are open to the public, no charge, and refreshments are served at the end of each meeting.. If you would like to become a member, the yearly membership is $10.. We have members who are active within the society and members who only wish to  ...   members gardens insuring study roots and no fungi.. Our next perennial plant sale will be May 2013.. Our annual Flower and Vegetable Show and Tea is held the last Saturday of August each year.. The date for 2012 is Saturday August 25th at the Angus Mobile Home Park Recreation Centre off Cecil Street at the end of 3rd St.. Judging of all entries under various catagories is done by an OHA Certified Judge.. Entry to the show is free.. The "Tea" consists of homemade sandwiches, homemade various desserts, cheese, pickles, tea, coffee and juice.. Tea tickets are adults $5.. 00, children 6 to 12 years $2.. 00, under 6 years $1.. 00.. The doors open at 1pm with awards presentations at 4:30pm.. This event is a favourite and well attended by the town people.. For more information on these events, please email us at.. leewen@primus.. ca.. or telephone Sandi at 705-424-5735.. Last Updated: 2012-06-21..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Argyle Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Argyle Horticultural Society.. Argyle Horticultural Society, District 18.. President:.. Paula Champagne.. 1st Vice:.. Marilyn Hilliard.. 2nd Vice:.. Bill Chambers.. Secretary:.. Wendy Pitcher.. Treasurer:.. Lois Aldrich.. For information.. - Phone: 705-757-3184 Lois Aldrich.. The Argyle Horticultural Society is one of the smallest Societies within District 18 with about 30 members.. Located in the Port Loring/Loring area, this small group manages to have an annual Flower Show, Garden Tours and monthly meetings with interesting guest speakers.. They also distribute planters throughout the community and look after several public gardens which include the Nursing Station and the Arnstein Community Centre.. Our 2013 lineup of speakers and activities is posted under the "Meetings"  ...   on Hwy 522 in Arnstein.. Single memberships are $10.. If you are just visiting the area please come out and join us, we are a friendly bunch :) Guests are always welcome.. If you have any questions please call Lois at 757-3184.. Interesting note on Facebook:.. Bee Fact.. : Some garden and potting composts are on sale that contain Imidacloprid a deadly insecticide manufactured by Bayer.. It is highly toxic to all insects and all soil life, including beneficial earthworms.. The insecticide is taken up by plants, and if you use this compost in hanging baskets, bees seeking water from the moist compost may be killed.. Last Updated: 2013-09-11..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Arthur Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Arthur Horticultural Society.. The Floral Emblem of Arthur - The Aster.. The Arthur Horticultural Society has been a chartered Organization with the Ontario Horticultural Society since 1919.. We are located north of Fergus and the Junction of Hwy 6 and 9.. If you are interested in joining us come to our next meeting and check out what we are all about.. We have flower and vegetable shows with interesting guest speakers.. There is something for everyone.. After our meeting you can join us for tea and something to eat.. Our Youth Group decorates planters that are situated  ...   us keep up with all of the gardens that we maintain in Arthur.. Please note our change of venue!.. All Meetings will now be held at the Arthur Curling Club.. Located at the corner of Domville and Tucker Streets.. June Iris, Peony and Rose Show.. by Linda Fearnley.. The winners of the Iris, Peony and Rose Show are: Sweepstakes Iris - Donna Clark; Sweepstakes Peony - Marilyn Theurer; Sweepstakes Rose (Other than hybrid) - Marilyn Theurer; Best Cut Flower - Donna Clark; Best Decorative Design - Linda Fearnley; Best of Show - Linda Fearnley.. more.. Last Updated: 2012-03-20..

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  • Title: GardenOntario: Athens Garden Club & Horticultural Society
    Descriptive info: Athens Garden Club & Horticultural Society.. Welcome to the web site of Athens Garden Club & Horticultural Society!.. Athens Garden Club 10th Anniversary Address by Jean Brassington.. "I bring regrets from Mary Slade, our President, who was unable to be here tonight as she had to go out of town.. We were looking forward to doing this together, as the original president and the current president, and the only members to have served continuously on the Executive since the formation of the Club,".. "First I'd like to acknowledge the contribution of all of our presidents.. We've had seven: After me - in my day it was a much simpler job! - came Jim Cairns (who sadly passed away shortly afterwards) then Louise Richards, followed by Ursula Quantz, then Elaine Delves and Kathy Nichol as Co-Presidents and, currently, Mary.. They have each contributed significantly to the evolution of our Club.. Let's give all of them a hand,".. "Twenty-six of our members have served as members of the Executive since we began.. Currently, we have 15 executive members, each making an essential contribution to the vitality and uniqueness of Athens Garden Club.. So if you haven't served yet, it's your turn next! Thank you, Executive members, on behalf of all of us, for everything you do,".. "Tonight we'd like to give a token of recognition to an elite few, the people who have been members and loyal supporters of the Club continuously for the past ten years.. We're supposed to give you a ten-year OHA pin, but we thought you'd rather have a plant! We chose rosemary, symbol of remembrance.. Please come up as I name you:".. Pat Blanchard, Executive Member.. Elaine Delves, Past President.. Dorothy Earl.. Helen Earl.. Linda Earl, our Club Photographer.. Paul Fritz, Life Member.. Bonnie Laforty.. David Russo, Life Member.. Otie Vanderkloet.. "We also have rosemary plants for two other people we would like to recognize.. The first joined the Club in its second year, 2004, was on the Executive by 2005 and has been there ever since.. She has been President, Memory Garden Coordinator, and Fundraiser, and created the highly-successful Tree of Knowledge program - most of these roles simultaneously! It's inconceivable to imagine Athens Garden Club without Ursula Quantz.. We owe you a great deal,".. "We also want to recognize Jean Marr, who was with us at the beginning, but unable to attend for health reasons for a couple of years later on.. She's a fount of gardening wisdom and we are so glad to have her back.. I don't know whether we're more grateful to Jean for her loyal support, or to Laurie Wight for faithfully driving her every month to our meetings,".. "Finally I'd like to express our appreciation to David and Colleen for their wonderful hospitality this evening and present a donation on behalf of the Club to the charity they support through this garden, Our Kenyan Kids.. ".. Monthly Meetings.. Date: Third Tuesday of the month (except July, August and December; no meetings).. Time: 7 p.. Location: Athens District High School, 21 Church Street, Athens.. Our meetings feature guest speakers and social time in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.. See.. for a list of our speakers and meeting topics in 2013.. Join Us.. Everyone is welcome.. We invite you to become a member.. Annual fees are:.. Individual; $10.. Couple; $15.. Alternatively, try us on for size, or come to meetings when you can, for $3.. 00 per evening.. About Us.. We are a lively, active group that includes all age groups, with varying levels of horticultural expertise from novice to very experienced, and a shared love of gardening.. The club was founded in February, 2003 and response by community residents was enthusiastic.. Since then, the club has moved from its original location to larger quarters at Athens District High School and has taken  ...   team of club members erected a sundial, donated by a Club member, and created a circular rose garden around it, which they planted with eleven 'Hope for Humanity' roses.. In June, 2005, the garden was formally opened by the mayor of Athens and a sign bearing the name of the garden, designed and donated by Keith Heine of Heritage Signs, was unveiled.. On Remembrance Day, 2006, a black granite memorial bearing the names of the eleven soldiers was unveiled and the garden was dedicated to their memory by Padre Blair Ross, NFB Kingston, at a moving public ceremony in which family members of the soldiers participated.. The garden is maintained by members of the Club.. Dancy Park Tree Planting, 2004.. In April 2004, the club sponsored a four-session workshop series, open to all members of the community, entitled 'Take Time for Trees'.. As a sequel to the course participants created an earth berm and planted twelve pine and spruce trees in Dancy Park, a previously featureless rectangular area of mown grass.. Thirty shrubs, including willow, highbush cranberry and red twig dogwood, were also planted in the park.. The construction of the berm involved moving more than 30 tonnes of topsoil by wheelbarrow about 80 meters across the park - during the wettest Spring conditions experienced for many years!.. 'Albert's Gardens' Climate Change Project, 2005-2008.. In October, 2005, a group of volunteers from the club planted 300 'Red Emperor' tulips, provided by the National Capital Commission, at the Cenotaph flower bed in Memorial Park, Athens, as participants in a project to assess climate change.. Eleven horticultural societies in the region planted the same number of the same kind of tulip during the same week.. Students from Athens District High School recorded specific information daily in 2006, 2007 and 2007, during the growth cycle of the tulips.. The data from all sites was analyzed by Mississippi Field Naturalists, as part of a study named for Albert, a Lanark County gardener who observed the spring growth of plants in his garden.. Athens District Health Center Garden, 2008.. During 2007 and 2008, the Athens District Health Center building was renovated and extended.. On completion of the work, Athens Garden Club and Township of Athens Community in Blooms teamed up to jointly fund, design and plant a new garden at the front of the building.. The garden was planted with shrubs and perennials in the fall of 2008.. The plantings have thrived and the attractive setting is much appreciated by staff and clients of the Health Center.. New Garden at Athens District Public Library, 2008-2011.. Our latest project is the creation of a new garden in front of Athens Public Library, a heritage stone building which was formerly Front of Yonge Township Hall.. The garden is intended to demonstrate what can be done to meet the demands of a changing climate.. The Club is grateful for the assistance of the O.. H.. A.. which has awarded a grant of $500.. 00 towards costs of this project.. In October, 2008, a contest was announced, open to area residents as well as members of the Club, to select a design for the garden.. Design criteria included low maintenance demands; water conservation and drought tolerance; use of native plants; re-cycling; and food and shelter for beneficial insects and birds.. A panel of judges chose the best three designs entered in the contest, which were then displayed at the Library during March, 2009, so that members of the public could vote for their favorite design.. The winner was Athens Garden Club member, Terri Olivo.. During the summer of 2010, flower beds and a walkway were constructed and a tree, shrubs and Spring-flowering bulbs were planted.. Perennials and decorative features, including benches, birdbath, bird-feeder and trough gardens, will be added to complete the garden this Spring.. Web Counter.. Last Updated: 2014-01-10..

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