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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 on 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

 

 UPCOMING ZOOM MEETING:

Tuesday, September 27th, 7:30 pm through Zoom
General Meeting and Mini Show
Speaker: Lorraine Johnson
Topic: "Lorraine provides us with a glimpse at the little-known world of insects and the crucial role they play in the garden"
Members will receive an invitation to participate. 

 

UPCOMING EVENT: 

Bus Trip to Trish Symons’, Nico Van Der Sluis’  and Julia Kron’s Gardens

Bus Trip.JPGWednesday, July 6 at 8:45 am

Leaving  9:00 am from Walmart, 11 Woodlawn Rd W. (North-East corner)
Please be sure to note July 6th on your 2022 calendar to join us on a full-day bus tour beginning at Trish Symons’ lovely property, Hockley Meadows Farm in Mono Centre. Trish is an ardent gardener - a self-confessed addict, floral designer and judge, and was our feature speaker in September 2021! On this tour you will enjoy your picnic lunch at a scenic spot, visit two more beautiful gardens in Fergus, and make a nursery stop.

Contact Kathy MacKenzie to reserve your spot on the bus: 226-820-0799

 

Ongoing ~ Complimentary Visit to Royal Botanical Gardens for GHS Members

For details about upcoming events, please see Events.

 

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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.