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* Due to COVID-19, all meetings will be held through ZOOM until further notice. In-person meetings and events have been cancelled*


The Guelph Horticultural Society

 is one of 14 societies in District 7 of the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA).  Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at Dublin Street United Church in Guelph, ON.  Unless otherwise indicated, meetings start with announcements at 7:30 pm, followed by a speaker on current and relevant horticultural topics, at 8 pm

Our Society's Mission is to 

~ encourage a love for horticulture

~ encourage the cultivation of home gardens and vacant spaces

~ promote conservation

~ promote and assist in plans for civic improvements and beautification of the natural environment

~ interest youth in horticulture


 A Tribute to Monica Bibby 

 Please click above to view the Tribute



Tuesday, May 24th, 7:30 pm through Zoom
General Meeting and Mini Show
Speaker: Marion Jarvie
Topic: "Marion demystifies the world of clematis in the garden"
Members will receive an invitation to participate. 



Tour of St. Ignatius Old Growth Forest Project
Friday, May 6 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (bring a lunch)
Cost for members: $5.00
We will meet at the project entrance at 53 Cross Creek Blvd.
Contact Eydie Marion-McCrae to register: 519-822-5933


Society Plant Sale — Saturday, May 14
7:00 am to noon
Guelph Farmers’ Market
Come early — plants sell quickly
Contact Kiki Danninger: 647-970-6669

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Ongoing ~ Complimentary Visit to Royal Botanical Gardens for GHS Members

For details about this and other upcoming events, please see Events.

For more information about the 2022 Garden Tour see Tour2022


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Guelph Horticultural Society Indigenous Territorial Acknowledgement

The land we cultivate today, and all of Turtle Island, has been under the stewardship of Indigenous peoples, and has been the site of Indigenous tilling for over a thousand years. ...The Guelph Horticultural Society recognizes that the land we work on is ancestral land of the First Peoples and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. We offer respect to the First Nation, Inuit, and Metis peoples of this land - past, present and future. We recognize the significance of the Dish with One Spoon Treaty, an old treaty that encourages us to take what we need, leave enough for future generations and keep the dish clean. From this treaty we understand our role in preserving the habitats for the future of all living species. We are grateful for the knowledge of native plants that our Indigenous people share with us. We are grateful and honoured to have the opportunity to gather, celebrate, learn and cultivate this land.

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The Guelph Horticultural Society is a registered charity with a Charitable Registration Number of 11894-9221-RR0001.