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* Due to COVID-19, all meetings are held through ZOOM until further notice. *

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, January 25th @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

Annual General Meeting and Elections

Speaker: Kiki Danninger: Gardener, Florist, sometimes Beekeeper, and constant Explorer

Topic: "Strange and Wonderful Culinary Treats from the Garden"

Members will receive an invitation to participate. 

 

2021 Past Meetings

 

JANUARY  Tuesday, January 26th @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

Annual General Meeting and Elections

Speaker: Chris Earley of University of Guelph's Arboretum; Biologist and Educator 

Topic: "Attracting Animals (that you didn't know you wanted) to your Wildlife Garden"

Members will receive an invitation to participate. 

 

FEBRUARY  Tuesday, February 23rd @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

General Meeting

Speaker: Connie Bijl: William Dam Seeds' Flower Seed Manager & Certified Design and Horticulture Judge

Topic: "Let Hope Bloom" Inside the Seed Industry; Tour of Last Year's Packaging and Trials

Members will receive an invitation to participate. 

 

MARCH  Tuesday, March 23rd @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

General Meeting

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

Topic: "Amazing Annuals"

Members will receive an invitation to participate.

 

APRIL  Tuesday, April 27th @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

General Meeting and Virtual Mini Flower Show

Speaker: Ken Brown: Horticultural Consultant, Writer, and Photographer

Topic: "Small Gardens can yield Large Vegetable Harvests"  

Members have been emailed details about the Flower Show, and will receive an invitation to participate in the meeting.  

 

MAY  Tuesday, May 25th @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

General Meeting and Virtual Mini Flower Show

Speaker: Paul Zammit: Environmental Professor at Niagara College, and Former Director of Toronto's Botanical Gardens

Topic: "Rethinking Beauty - Inspiring Gardens in a Changing World"

Members will receive an invitation to participate.   

 

 

NO MEETINGS JUNE through AUGUST

 

         

SEPTEMBER  Tuesday, September 28th @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

General Meeting and Virtual Mini Flower Show

Speaker: Trish Symons: A Horticultural & Design Judge, Photographer, and Expert Gardener

Topic: "Magical Moments in the Garden"

Members will receive an invitation to participate.   

 

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

General Meeting and Virtual Mini Flower Show

Speaker: Christopher Satch: Vice President of the Manhattan Orchid Society, and Former Director of Plant Science and Education at The Sill, NYC.

Topic: "How to Succeed Growing Orchids in the Home"

Members will receive an invitation to participate.

 

NOVEMBER  Tuesday, November 23rd @ 7:30 pm through Zoom

General Meeting

Speaker: Tanya Olsen: Co-Owner at Royal City Nursery         

Topic: "Holiday Decorating Your Way!"

Members will receive an invitation to participate.

 

 NO MEETING in DECEMBER

 

 JANUARY 2023 Meeting: Tuesday 24th 7:30 pm