Georgetown Horticultural Society

Georgetown Horticultural Society - Calendar of Events


(Unless noted all events are held at St. George's Anglican Church, 60 Guelph Street, at 7:30 p.m.)

Flower Show and Special Awards

2018

January

  • 17th - Photo Contest

  • 17th - Robert Pavlis - Lesser Known Spring Bulbs
    Robert Pavlis is a well-known speaker, and educator with over 40 years of gardening experience. He is the author of two books, Building Natural Ponds, and Garden Myths and publishes the popular gardening blogs; GardenMyths.com and GardenFundamentals.com. As the owner and head gardener of Aspen Grove Gardens, a six-acre botanical garden, he grows 3,000 varieties of plants.

    There is more to life than Crocus, Daffodils and Tulips. The author grows dozens of lesser known spring bulbs. These will be discussed through pictures, providing both cultural information and design information. The author also has a collection of about 70 different daffodil varieties, and he will present some of the variations available. He will also be bring some of his books for purchase ($25)

  • 23rd - The 3 Amigos
    Mark Cullen, Frankie Flowers, Dennis Flannigan will be at the Applewood Garden Club in Mississauga

  • 28th - Hosta Society General Meeting
    From 12:30 – 3:30 pm
    At the Nassagaweya Community Centre, Brookville Hall
    2005 Cameron Drive, Campbellville, Ontario

    February

  • 21st - Diana Pooke and Mary Megelink - The Magic of Seeds
    Starting seeds indoors, outdoors and a new segment, collecting and saving seeds.

  • 21st - Seed Swap

  • 24th - District 6 Breakfast Meeting
    Is being hosted by Haldimand Hort. Society to be held at St.Paul’s Anglican Church, Caledonia

    March

  • 1st - 4th - Stratford Garden Festival

  • 9th - 18th - Canada Blooms
    There will be a special ticket price of $14.00 for our members. Please see sign up sheet at the next meeting.

  • 21st - Shari-Lyn Safir - Tips and Tricks for Gardeners

  • 28th - Spring Planters
    Reds Garden Centre,12771 Highway 25, Acton at 1:00 pm

    Save the date!

    Itching to get your fingers back in the dirt? We have a solution. Join us at

    Simply bring your empty container. Reds will supply the potting mix and you can plant to your hearts content from their great selection.

    Your container will be kept and nurtured in Reds greenhouse until you pick it up on May 10th (date may vary slightly dependent on weather conditions in the spring). What could be easier and what a great way to get a head start on your containers! Your only cost will be your plants.

    And as an added bonus, because its just a few days before Easter there will be a variety of forced bulbs etc available should you wish to put together an arrangement for your Easter enjoyment.

    Sign up sheets will be at the meetings in February and March, or contact Lil Taggart at liltovey@hotmail.com or 289-891-9668

    April

  • 13th - 15th - Peterborough Garden Show

  • 14th - District 6 AGM
    Time: 09:15 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.

    Jam packed morning with whats up in the District, Installation of Exec, Door Prizes, Flower show.

    Speaker is Susan Suter - Topic is "How to Grow Flower Designers"

    Hosted by St. George, Lynden, Glen Morris

    Location: Dumfries Community Centre, 7 Gaukel Rd, St. George, ON

    Contact Name: Catherine McGill

  • 14th - District 6 Mini Flower Show
    District 6 Spring Workshop & Flower Show *Flower Show

    Deliveries start at 8:00 a.m. and ends promptly at 9:15 a.m.

    *Meeting starts at 9:15 a.m.

    Location: South Dumfries Community Centre, upstairs (Elevator in lobby)
    7 Gaukel Road, St George, ON

    Contact Name: Shirley Steedman of St George Garden Club

    Contact Phone: 519 448-1442

    Contact Email: stgeorgegardenclub@gmail.com

  • 18th - Ken Brown - Vertical Vegetables

  • 22nd - Hosta Forum
    Glencairn Golf and Country Club
    9807 Regional Road 25 Halton Hills, ON L9T 2X7

    Tickets are available NOW

    9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. - (Registration Begins at 8:30 a.m.)

    Take Advantage of Our Early Bird Rates.

    May

  • 16th - Ian Baird - Lavender

    June

  • 20th - Grace Lockwood - Garden Design