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* ALL IN-PERSON MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL 2021 DUE TO COVID-19.  ZOOM MEETINGS BEGIN IN OCTOBER *

Monthly Meetings

 

   Our meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at Dublin Street United Church in Guelph, unless otherwise indicated. General announcements and Mini shows begin at 7:30 pm, followed by a featured speaker of current and relevant horticultural topics, and other events starting at 8 pm.  Membership in the Guelph Horticultural Society is only $15 a year.  For more information see Membership.

 

JANUARY:  Tuesday 28th  @  7:30 pm

Annual General Meeting and Elections

Speaker: Rob Howard: A Longtime Columnist with the Hamilton Spectator, and Renowned Garden Tour Escort 

Topic: "The Buffalo You Don't Know: Garden Walk."

 

FEBRUARY:  Tuesday 25th  @  7:30 pm 

  General Meeting (in the Sanctuary)

  Speaker: Paul Knowles: An Award-winning Writer and a Columnist with Metroland Community Papers 

  Topic: "How Canadian Gardeners can Survive Winter"

 

MARCH:      *CANCELLED* Tuesday 24th @  6:30 pm  

  Annual POT LUCK SUPPER and Awards Presentation.

  Bring a hot or cold appetizer, entree or dessert, utensils for serving, and your cutlery, plate, and mug.

  Speaker: Trish Symons: An Expert Gardener and Popular Speaker 

  Topic: "Magical Moments in the Garden"

 

APRIL:        *CANCELLED* Tuesday 28th @ 7:30 pm *(6:30 pm Special Event)

 General Meeting and Mini Flower Show.  Please bring your show entries before 7:15 pm

 Speaker: Marion Jarvie: A Popular GHS Speaker

 Topic:  "Clematis for Everyone"   

 *From 6:30 "Sharp My Knife" will be available to sharpen your garden tools for a fee, while you enjoy the meeting.          

 

MAY:           *CANCELLED* Tuesday 26th @  7:30 pm

General Meeting and Mini Flower Show.  Please bring your show entries before 7:15 pm

Speaker: Jeff Mason of Mason House Gardens, an Instructor, Speaker, and Writer   

Topic:  "Amazing Annuals" (Plants will be for sale.)

 

JUNE to AUGUST: NO MEETINGS

         

SEPTEMBER:  *CANCELLED* Tuesday 22nd @ 7:30 pm

                General Meeting and Mini Flower Show.  Please bring your show entries before 7:15 pm

                Speaker:  Suzanne Zacharczyk: Garden Enthusiast and Director of Operation for Ontario Master Gardeners 

         Topic:  "Day Streakers and Night Stalkers - Wildlife in the Garden"

 

OCTOBER:   Tuesday 27th @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

          Speaker: Martin Ford: A Well-Known Local Garden Designer and Owner of Urban Cottage Landscapes     

          Topic:  "The Benefits of a Woodland Pocket Design

          Members will receive an invitation to participate through Zoom

          *In-Person Meeting is CANCELLED*

 

NOVEMBER: Tuesday 24th @ 7:00 pm through Zoom

            Speaker: David Hobson          

            Topic:  "Gardens as Art Spaces"

            Members will receive an invitation to participate through Zoom

            *In-Person Meeting is CANCELLED*

                        

 DECEMBER:  No Meeting

 

 JANUARY 2021 Meeting: Tuesday 26th 7:30 pm