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Dryden & District Horticultural Society

District 14

About Us

Welcome to Our Society.. We have been around for 50 years trying to educate people in gardening and making our town beautiful.We offer garden tours, workshops, informative monthly meetings. Good fellowship with suppers through the year. We welcome new members are are excited to have new input.


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Our general meeting location is:

Open Roads School room 123
20 Davis Street, Dryden ON, P8N 1R4
Dryden P8N2T4
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The fee to join our society is:

Membership $12, Junior $6

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Len Blagdon blagdonleonard@gmail.com (807) 220-4947
Vice President Kathy McConnachie 937-4778
Secritary Syrena Lalonde syrena.lalonde@kpdsb.on.ca 216-7845
Treasurer Rose Sittaro mrsittaro@yahoo.ca 216-9170
General Information:

3rd Tuesday of the Month 7pm

Join Us!

Joins us for Monthly meetings with info on a variety of Gardening topics. We have a few suppers though the year, Garden tours and workshops. We are trying to play a part in making Dryden Bautifull. This is our 50th anniversary so we are working on some events

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
Tips &Tricks Feb 18th Open Roads School “Tips and Tricks” will enjoy an encore presentation because we all have something to learn and something to share with our fellow gardeners.
Treehouse Micro Greens & Pollinator Gardens March 17th Agricultural Center
Sharpening & Cleaning Tools April 21st Open Roads School
Vegetables, Herb & Perennials Gardens May 12th Schmidt’s Greenhouse Our annual trip to Schmidt’s Nursery! Employee, Sharon Barrette, will give a hands-on presentation on dead-heading/pruning, perennials for Zone 3, and more if time permits.
Plant Sale May 23rd Agricultural Centre The two Alisons (Dove and Robinson) will co-ordinate our annual plant exchange at the Ag Center Friday night is members only discount night . Saturday is for the public
Cement Workshop June 16th 257 Woitowicz Road
Showcase of Gardens Awards Presentation & Potluck August 267 Second Street
plant exchange & produce competiion September 15th 7 pm Ag Center We will be exchanging plants and produce as well as celebrating our harvest with a potluck supper
Pruning 101: Grapes, Fruit Trees & Fruit Bushes Oct 20th open roads school
AGM & Outdoor Winter Arrangement Making Nov 17th open Roads school
Christmas banquet December 8 th 5:30 Agricultural center come for some good food,lots of fun and fellowship

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