2018 Meetings etc.

 Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at the Churchill Community Centre –

Judge and Expert Janice Schmidt will give us tips as to what judges look for when placing designs in any flower show.

This evenings refreshments are provided courtesy of your Executive.

This is a good time to come out and renew your membership.


March 9 to 18, 2018
– Canada Blooms & National Home Show –

Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princess Blvd., Toronto.


April 13 to 15, 2018
– Peterborough Garden Show – Come Grow with Us
Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Road, Peterborough


Monday, April 9, 2018 – 7.30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –

Radio Personality and Gardening Guru Charlie Dobbin will get our homes ready to look their best with her topic “Designing with Trees and Shrubs”


Saturday, April 21, 2018
District 16 Annual General Meeting and Flower Show
Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club – 4730 Sideroad #25, Thorton, Ontario
Coffee at 9:00 am and meeting to begin at 9:30 am
Speakers are:
Darren Heimbecker on Whistling Gardens
and
Tracy Bosley on Passionate about Pollinators
Coffee Break with Pasteries
Lunch
Flower Show
Silent Auction
Vendors
Door Prizes


Saturday, May 5, 2018 – from 9 am to 5 pm
– Spring Preview Open House at Lakeview Gardens –

1712 Killarney Beach Road, Lefroy
– A ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’ of What’s New for the 2017 Season
www.lakeviewgardencentre.com


Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7.30 p.m.
– General Meeting at the Churchill Community Centre –
David Hawke returns to inform us about “Wetlands Habitat in Peril”, very current with our global climate changes.

Don’t forget our Spring Flower Show and Tea this coming Saturday. Have your specimens in between 9.30 and 11 a.m.  Cost for Tea is $7.00 per person


Saturday, May 12, 2018
– Spring Flower Show & Social Tea at Churchill Community Centre –
Bring in entries from 9.30 – 11.00 a.m.  Judging starts promptly at 11.00
Entries may not be removed before 1.30 p.m.

Open to the public from 12 noon when tea and a light lunch will be served at a cost of $7.00 per person.

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


 Saturday, May 26, 2018 – from 8 a.m to 1 p.m.
– Annual Plant, Tailgate, Bake Sale & B.B.Q. at the South Innisfil Arboretum –
The Arboretum is located on 1474 Shore Acres Drive and the 20th Sideroad in Gilford
We are looking for donations of garden plants and home baking.

Call Lucy Valente at 705-456-3747 if you want to rent a space for the tailgate sale.
Call Judith Matchett at 705-456-3299 if you need help with digging and potting.
Call sharon Wice at 705-456-3316 about baking donations.

CLICK FOR MAY SALE & BBQ SCHEDULE


GardenOntario Week from June9 – 17, 2018


Monday, June 11, 2018 – at 7.30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –

VISITOR NIGHT
Wolfegang Bonham of Peace and Love Landscaping, based in Burlington, also returns with him teaching us how to install and maintain “Ponds and Waterfalls” – a basic construction.
www.peacelovelandscaping.com

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


Monday, July 9, 2018 – at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –

Learn all about caring for LILACS one of the most beautiful shrub/tree flowers by expert Dugald Cameron.

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


July 27 – 29, 2018
112th Annual Ontario Horticultural Association Convention in Richmond Hill. Hosted by District 3 the theme being  “From Shore to Shield”


Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Get your boots ready as we will be going to MAPLE HEIGHTS FARM this evening, It is a farm run by resident Greg Bray. We will meet at 7.30 p.m. at his farm located at 3358 5th Line, Innisfil – telephone 705-220-1632.
Remember to dress for the weather and bring along cash as he will have maple syrup/honey and other products available for purchase.


Don’t forget our Fall Flower and Vegetable Show and Tea this coming Saturday. Have your specimens in between 9.30 and 11 a.m.  Cost for Tea is $7.00 per person


Saturday, September 15, 2018
– The Fall Flower & Vegetable Show at Churchill Community Centre –

Bring in entries from 9.30 – 11.00 a.m. Judging starts promptly at 11.00 p.m. Entries may not be removed before 1.30 p.m.
Open to the public from 12 noon when Tea and a light lunch will be served at a cost of $7.00 per person.

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at the Churchill Community Centre –
Ever popular Paul Zammit will be here to-night teaching us all about “Planning and Planting for all Seasons”. Sure to an entertaining evening.

 Please have your photo contest entries ready to submit tonight
together with a record of your volunteer hours

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


October 27, 2018
–  District 16 Fall Seminar and Flower Show –
will be held at the Tangle Creek Golf Club in Barrie


Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 4.00 p.m.
– Annual General Meeting and Pot Luck Supper –
Please join us again at a Celebratory Pot Luck Supper and Awards Night to finish off
the year’s activities
Election of the 2019 Executive
Presentation of Awards
Photo Contest Results
Door Prizes

Call Betty Lou Flear if you have questions regarding the potluck supper


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