About Us.

General:
Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of the month at Dublin Street United Church, Dublin Street, Guelph starting at 7:30 p.m. for Basic Gardening Demo and 8:00 p.m. for Speaker  (6:30 in March and November).  Membership in Society is $10.00 a year - see "Membership".
The Guelph Horticultural Society is a registered charity with a Charitable Registration Number of 11894-9221-RR0001.

Monthly Meetings  (September - May):  
Note:  $5.00 for non-members.
At our monthly meetings there is always a knowledgeable speaker who talks on some aspect of horticulture and gardening.  There are also various activities such as gardening demos, plant exchanges, flower shows, information sharing, etc.  An evening with a Pot Luck supper and speaker is held in March, while in November our annual holiday evening takes place.  Click on "Meetings" to learn more.

Discounts:
The Society is fortunate to have the following nurseries offer discounts to our members:  Royal City Nursery; Meadowville Garden Centre; Brock Road Nursery; Knapp's Country Market and Nurseries.     Members also receive discounted costs to Society workshops and trips.

Flower Shows:
Members may enter our flower shows and win cash prizes and awards.  Shows are held in conjunction with the April, May, September and October meetings.  A larger show, open for public viewing,  is held in July.

Workshops and Trips:
Workshops on various aspects of horticulture and flower arranging are held periodically.  A bus trip to Canada Blooms takes place in March.  Click on "Events" to see all that is planned.

Newsletter:
As a member you receive a newsletter three times a year.   Members also receive a yearbook with detailed information on all Society activities.

Civic Work:
The Society contributes to the beautification of Guelph at five locations in the city:  IODE Cross of Sacrifice plantings beside Via Rail Station;  Markle Park planting on Cardigan Street;  Frank Cotter Memorial planting on Edinburgh Road;  GCVI sign planting on Paisley Road.

Other Society Events:
March - Bus Trip to Canada Blooms;  May - Plant Sale;  July -  Flower Show;  July - Garden Tour.   See "Events".

District 7 Events (open to Society members):
As part of the District 7 of the provincial Ontario Horticultural Association (O.H.A.) members are welcome at the following District event.  April - District meetings with two speakers (hosted in 2013 by Fergus),   April - Landscaping workshops, Orangeville;  July - O.H.A. Convention in Thunder Bay;  October - District meeting with two speakers (hosted by Guelph Society).





 

 


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About Us
Membershp
Meetings
Events
Gar. Tour
FAQ
Back Fence
Images
District 7
Links
Contact Us