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Fergus and District Horticultural Society

District 7

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Since 1857, our Society has been dedicated to preserving the horticultural heritage in Fergus, and our Society members work hard to enhance our community’s natural beauty!


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Our general meeting location is:

Victoria Park Seniors' Centre
150 Albert St West
Fergus N1M 1X2
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The fee to join our society is:

$10 per person

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Connie Di Pisa fergushorticulture@gmail.com
General Information:

Our meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (no meetings in July, August and December). Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

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At each monthly members' meeting, interesting topics will be presented/discussed. The end of each meeting is an opportunity to chat with the speaker(s) and each other while enjoying refreshments provided by our members.

Our Society makes an exceptional contribution to civic beautification through the maintenance of many gardens around Fergus. In their purple Society t-shirts, volunteers known as the “Diggin’ in the Dirt” group gather from spring to fall every Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. at Templin Gardens and then fan out across town.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Victoria Park SC Presentation by Dr. David Galbraith - RBG
Cancelled - Seedy Saturday Saturday, March 21, 2020. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wellington County Museum, Aboyne Hall Centre Wellington’s 4th Annual Seedy Saturday
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Victoria Park SC "Lazy Gardening" Presentation by Christine Gilhuly
Cancelled - Mother's Day Pansies May 6, 7 & 8, 2020. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Centre Wellington Sportsplex Pansies at the Home & Leisure Show
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday May 20, 2020 Victoria Park SC May Hort. & Design Show prior to meeting. "Dealing with Shade" Presentation by Robert Pavlis.
Cancelled - Plant Sale Saturday, May 23, 2020. 8 - 11 a.m. Stone House, CW Sportsplex Annual Plant Sale
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Victoria Park SC June Hort. & Design Show prior to meeting. “Successful Vegetable Gardening” presentation by Julia Dimakos.
Cancelled - Garden Tour Sunday, June 28, 2020. 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Fergus, ON Enjoy a self-guided tour through five wonderful, diverse gardens. A donation to the food bank would be appreciated.
Cancelled - Coffee In the Park Tuesday, July 21, 2020. 10 a.m. Templin Gardens Coffee In the Park, bring your own mug.
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 Victoria Park SC Sept. Hort. & Design show prior the meeting. “Heart of Turtle Island – The Niagara Escarpment” presented by Mark Zelinski.
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 Victoria Park SC Deadline for photo competition submissions. "Preparing your garden for Winter" presentation by Patti Sage.
Cancelled - Members' Meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 Victoria Park SC Annual General Meeting and potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own plates, cups and utensils.

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