2017 Meetings etc.

 Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at the Churchill Community Centre –

Frank Solty of Solty Farms located in Cookstown will be showing us the correct way and time to prune our shrubs and trees.

This evenings refreshments are provided courtesy of your Executive.

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


March 10 to 19, 2017
– Canada Blooms & National Home Show –

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


Learn how to Grow Seeds Indoors Workshop
Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2 p.m.
IdeaLab & Library, 967 Innisfil Beach Road,  Innisfil
Register by phone at 705-431-7410 – Cost $2.00 per person
Learn step-by-step in this hands-on workshop how to start vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants and peppers in your home.
This workshop is part of an ongoing series in conjunction with the Innisfil Seed Library


Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m
First Annual Innisfil Seedy Saturday
idea LAB & Library, 967 Innisfil Beach Road, Innisfil
The event will include seed sellers, local garden-related groups and businesses, a community seed swap, talks and demonstrations, kid’ activities and more. Free admission.


April 7 to 9, 2017
– Peterborough Garden Show –
Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Road, Peterborough


Monday, April 10, 2017 – 7.30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –

David Hawke, Stewartship Program Manager at Couchiching Concervancy and writer, has returned by popular demand. His topic this time will be ‘FENCES’ and their fascinating role in our history.
www.couchichingconserv.ca


Saturday, April 22, 2017
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 Ken Brown on Vertical Vegetables
and
Yvonne Tremblay on Herbs and Cooking with them
Coffee Break with Pasteries
Lunch
Flower Show
Silent Auction
Vendors
Door Prizes


Saturday, May 6, 2017 – 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 8, 2017 at 7.30 p.m.
– General Meeting at the Churchill Community Centre –
Lana Taylor Mills of the Canadian Peony Society will be teaching us all about

the beautiful passionate peony.

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 $5.00 per person


Saturday, May 13, 2017
– 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 $5.00 per person.

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


 Saturday, May 27, 2017 – 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


Floating Rose Show
The Floating Rose Show will be attached to either the June or the July Flower Show depending on the weather

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


GardenOntario Week from June 10 – 18, 2017


Monday, June 12, 2017 – at 7.30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –

VISITOR NIGHT
Wolfegang Bonham of Peace and Love Landscaping, based in Burlington, is also a returning speaker. This time he will be showing us  a  ‘ZEN’  garden – a peaceful and relaxing place to create in your own backyard.
www.peacelovelandscaping.com

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


Monday, July 10, 2017 – at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –

VISITOR NIGHT
Paul Zammit will be giving a talk on ‘Plants that like it Hot’. Succulents – both tender treasures and hardy garden perennials

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


July 21 – 23, 2017
111th Annual Ontario Horticultural Association Convention in Richmond Hill. Hosted by District 19. This year’s theme is: Green from Shore to Shore.


Monday, September 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at Churchill Community Centre –
Bart Nagel has been farming garlic for over 10 years with his business ”Bulbs of Fire”. Tonight he is going to talk about all the varieties available and turn us into garlic lovers as well

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 $5.00 per person


Saturday, September 16, 2017
– 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 $5.00 per person.

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


Monday, October 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
– General Meeting at the Churchill Community Centre –
Darlene Rupke of Season’s Floral Studio is going to demonstrate floral designing and arranging.

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

CLICK FOR FLOWER SHOW


October 28, 2017
–  District 16 Fall Seminar and Flower Show –
will be held at the Tangle Creek Golf Club in Barrie


Sunday, November 12, 2017 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 2018 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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