Our 100th year is full of fun and exciting activities!

Check out our schedule below and mark your calendar for the upcoming year and beyond.

2019

JAN

19

 

Living Locally Fair

Over 100 local exhibitors will be on hand to showcase local wares and information. To find out more, go to www.livinglocallyfair.ca.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

9:30 am - 4 pm

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School, 1211 South Russell Road, Russell

JAN

21

 

Regular Meeting

At our regular meeting, guest speakers Jane and Tony Hendricks from Meadow Greens Nursery will talk about running a nursery business.

Monday, January 21, 2019

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

FEB

18

 

Regular Meeting

At our regular meeting, guest speaker Dave Cooper will speak about wild orchids.

Monday, February 18, 2019

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

MAR

18

 

Regular Meeting

At our regular meeting, Heidi Oeschger, local master florist will provide a demonstration. Plus, a Mini Flower Show.

Monday, March 18, 2019

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

MAR

23

 

March It On Out

Saturday, March 23, 2019

See the March it on Out poster

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School, 1211 South Russell Road, Russell

APR

13

 

District 1 Annual General Meeting

This year, the Gloucester Horticultural Society is hosting the District on Annual General Meeting. If you would like to attend, please sign up at our meeting in March 2019. See here for details on the categories for the competitions.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Greyhawk Golf Club, Boundary Road

APR

15

 

Regular Meeting

At our regular meeting, guest speaker Mary Reid will tell us how to make-over tired gardens and tired gardeners

Monday, April 15, 2019

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell    7pm

APR

29

 

Movie Night - Showing of 'Call of the Forest'

We will be showing the movie ‘Call of the Forest’ and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger will be there to give us some insight into the movie.

For more information and to watch a trailer for the movie, you can go to the Call of the Forest website.

Monday, April 29, 2019

time to be announced

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School, 1211 South Russell Road, Russell

MAY

18

 

Plant Sale

A sure sign of spring is our annual Plant Sale! Come out and stock up on some great plants. There will be plants from members' gardens as well as vegetables grown by students at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School. There will be very knowledgeable members on hand to help you pick out plants that will do well in your garden and give you all kinds of advice. Bring your questions and take home something green!

Saturday, May 18, 2019

8 am to noon

MacDougall Park, Craig Street, Russell

MAY

20

 

Regular Meeting

At our regular meeting, RDHS Life Member Grace Stapper will show us how to make bee boxes and bug hotels.

Monday, May 20, 2019

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

JUNE

17

 

Regular Meeting and Flower Show

At our regular meeting, guest speaker Walter McGee will talk about how plants changed history and history changed plants. Also, we will hold the Spring Flower Show. Check out the show schedule and be sure to enter.

Monday, June 17, 2109

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

JUNE

22

 

Afternoon in the Garden at MacDougall Park

Saturday, June 22, 2109

 

MacDougall Park, Craig Street, Russell

JULY

5

 

Day trip to Ferme Lavender Ridge

Friday, July 5, 2019

 

 

JULY

13

 

Annual Garden Tour

Saturday, July 13, 2019

SEPT

13

 

Flower Show at the Russell Fair - www.russellfair.com

Thursday, September 5 to Sunday, September 8, 2019

 

Russell Fair Grounds, Russell

SEPT

16

 

Gifts from Garden

Monday, September 16, 2019

7 pm

OCT

21

 

Regular Meeting

At our regular meeting, we'll have a guest speaker on growing cannabis.

Draw for "The Raven"

Monday, October 21, 2019

7 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

NOV

25

 

Annual General Meeting

This year at our Annual General Meeting we will have a catered meal and a floral lesson. Don't be fooled by the name, this is not a boring stuffy meeting. We do some business, but fun and good times is top of the agenda.

Monday, November 25, 2019

6:30 pm

Russell Meadows, 475 Church Street, Russell

2020

JAN

20

 

A talk on ticks

Monday, January 20, 2020

7 pm

FEB

17

 

Rock Gardening

Monday, February 17, 2020

7 pm

MAR

16

 

Weed Control

Dr. Daniel Cloutier will provide an entertaining presentation on weeds and weed control gardening (non-pesticide).

Monday, March 16, 2020

7 pm

APR

20

 

Starting Cannabis Seeds

A talk on what you need to know about starting cannabis seeds.

Monday, April 20, 2020

7 pm

Meeting Minutes

November 2018 (Annual General Meeting)

January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May 2019

June 2019

September 2019

October 2019

November 2019

 

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