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District 10

Member Societies from

Aylmer, Belmont, Dorchester, Dutton-Dunwich, Glencoe, Grand Bend, Ingersoll, Kirkton, Lambeth, London,
London-Fanshawe, Parkhill, Port Burwell-Bayham, St. Marys, St. Thomas, Stratford, Strathroy-Caradoc,
Tavistock, Thorndale, Tillsonburg, West Lorne, Woodstock.

About Us

LOCATION: District 10 spans the counties of Elgin, Middlesex, Oxford, Perth and into Lambton Shores, in the Thames Valley area of Southwestern Ontario. The growing zone in District 10 ranges from 5a to 6b, due to the moderating climate influence of the Great Lakes. With an unique and diverse landscape, District 10 is made up of Carolinian Forests, river valleys, meadows and wetlands to fertile farmlands and urban areas.

WHAT WE DO: The District supports the 22 Societies within its borders by hosting leadership training workshops, by empowering participants to create positive change and growth within their Societies, by building knowledge and skills, by exploring common issues and finding solutions, by promoting the protection of the environment, and by encouraging biodiversity and sustainability practices in horticulture.

For more information on District 10, our Societies and the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA), stop by our booth at the Go Wild, Grow Wild Green Expo in London on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

SOCIETIES: Our 22 Societies welcome you! Contact the Society closest to you to enjoy all the benefits membership has to offer and connect with others who love to garden.

Societies encourage interest in all areas of horticulture and the protection of the environment by holding general meetings with expert guest speakers; encouraging the planting of trees, shrubs and flowers; promoting healthy eating by growing our own foods; inspiring youth through educational programs; arranging tours and field trips; promoting the spirit of friendly competition through contests and flower shows; by sharing knowledge and skills; and distributing horticultural information.

The joy of gardening is experienced by all age groups and across all skill levels, from youth and first time home owners, to experienced gardeners, Master Gardeners and Horticulturalists.

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Phone Number

(519) 769-2529

Mailing Address

35781 Fingal Line
Fingal N0L1K0
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Contact Names
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
District Director Shelley MacKenzie district10@gardenontario.org 519-769-2529
Assistant Director Middlesex Pat Graham assistantdirectormiddlesex@gmail.com 226-378-3943
Assistant Director Elgin Sherry Burgess assistantdirectorelgin@gmail.com 519-697-2473
Assistant Director Oxford Albert Acre cacaja1@live.ca 519-688-0115
Assistant Director Perth Bernice Barratt adirperthdist10@gmail.com 519-273-2955
Webmaster/Electronic Reporting Joyce Schlegel ohad10webmaster@gmail.com 226-926-3332
Flower Show Convenor Dian Chute dian.chute@hotmail.com 519-777-2616
Treasurer to be appointed
Secretary to be appointed
Event Schedule
Date/Time Event name Location Description
April 27, 2019 / 9:15 am-3:30 pm District 10 AGM 2066 Dorchester Rd., Dorchester Hosts: Ingersoll Horticultural Society. Theme: "Sow, Hoe & Grow". Guest Speakers, Flower Show, hot meal included Registration required $25/person
July 17-19, 2020 114th OHA Convention BW Lamplighter Inn, 591 Wellington Rd, London, ON N6C 4R3 SAVE THE DATE! Hosts: District 10. Details coming soon!

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