What's Happening at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society

Meetings are held at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre
14 Anderson Lane, Niagara-on-the-Lake
Start Time: 6:30 p.m. Refreshments
Meeting: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m (Unless otherwise noted)
When: Fourth Tuesday from January to May & September to November.

*Sometimes we also meet at local nurseries or greenhouses. Meeting info will be posted in local newspapers & on our website www.notlhortsociety.com

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Speaker: Sean James
Topic: Nova Scotia, a Horticultural Epic Tour

Sean is one of Canada’s gardeners of the year in 2017. He will be speaking on a large design for gardens in Nova Scotia.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Speaker: Krystyn Ferguson
Topic: Restoring Fields, Rivers and Forests

Krystyn is from the Niagara Conservancy of Canada and will be speaking on restoring fields, rivers and forests, plus some hints on eliminating noxious weeds like phragmites.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Speaker: Jon Halayko
Topic: Creating Natural Playgrounds

Jon Halayko is from Natural Play grounds and will be speaking and demonstrating how to create natural playgrounds for public and private spaces.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Speaker: Tony Spencer
Topic: The New Perennial Movement

Tony will be speaking on the “New Perennial Movement”, demonstrating a different way of gardening with perennials.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Speaker: Cheryl Tyndall
Topic: Native Butterfly Gardening

Cheryl Tyndall, from the Butterfly Conservatory, will be speaking on the life cycle of butterflies and ways in which you can make them happy in your garden.

No Meetings - June, July or August

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
4 Mini Workshops

Topics TBA

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Speaker: Wolfgang Bonham
Topic: Gardens of Singapore

Wolfgang, one of our favourite speakers, will be speaking on the dazzling and ecologically friendly Gardens of Singapore

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Annual General Meeting and Pot Luck Dinner

Don’t miss a great social evening of fun, friendship, great food and see what else we have in store for you. Please bring a donation of non-perishable food items to donate to Newark Neighbours.



Friday, March 16th
Flowers for Seniors Welcome Spring Celebration – 9:00am-12:00pm

Members will spend the morning making flower arrangements which will be distributed to seniors in local nursing homes.

Saturday, April 21st
District 9 Spring Forum AGM - Hosted by: NOTL Hort Society

Speaker: TBA, catered lunch and flower show.

Saturday, May 12th
NOTL Hort. Society Plant Sale

Time: 9:00 am – 12pm Location: Virgil Arena, 1565 Four Mile Creek Road Lots of parking available.

June 9th – 17th
Garden Ontario Week

Open gardens around Niagara. Information to follow.

Saturday, July 7th,
The 27th Annual Garden Tour

Join us for our annual fundraiser.
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For further info email: notlhortsociety@gmail.com or check our website for updates.

Friday, July 27th—Sunday, July 29th
OHA Convention – Kingston

For more info

District 9 Fall Forum

date, time and speaker TBA

Welcome Spring Celebration - Flowers for Seniors 2013

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped us make this wonderful day happen.

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Welcome Spring Celebration - Flowers for Seniors 2012

Thank you to all the volunteers who made this happen and a special thank you to Hilary Bellis and Kathryn Durand for organizing this years' event.

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Welcome Spring Celebration - Flowers for Seniors 2011

The Niagara on the Lake Horticultural Society hands out approximately 300 flower arrangements on an annual basis. Recipients are three local nursing homes and the Niagara on the Lake Hospital.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped! A special thank you to our organizer Hilary Bellis.