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Stoney Creek Garden Club and Horticultural Society

District 6

About Us

The Stoney Creek Horticultural Society was established in 1926 but its mission has remained the same, to encourage an interest in horticulture.
To acknowledge the importance of planting native plant species that provide food and shelter for native animals and insects, the red trillium was recently chosen as the Society’s new logo. It replaced the red geranium which was originally chosen for its popularity with settlers in the area.
To educate by providing knowledgeable speakers talking on various topics related to successful gardening.
Donations are made annually to the City of Hamilton beautification department and to a student studying horticulture. The Society supports the Royal Botanical Gardens by purchasing two memberships for members to use. Several community gardens are tended and summer and winter urns are planted at the local library. An annual plant sale and silent auction raise funds for the above endeavours.
If you love gardening, enjoy sharing ideas with other gardeners and want to learn more about gardening please consider joining.

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Our general meeting location is:

Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer
25 Lake Avenue South
Stoney Creek, Ontario L8G 2V1
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The fee to join our society is:

$15. per person, $20. for a family membership

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Judy Wrobel jdthcwrobel@gmail.com 905-578-2197
First Vice President Karen Krasko karens02@hotmail.com
Treasurer Gail Senour gail_senour@hotmail.com 905-573-6921
Secretary Marian Heil marian.heil@yahoo.com 905-932-5155
Past President Liz Chapple lizchapple@me.com 905-662-7724
General Information:

January to June: second Monday of the month
July/August: no meetings
September, November: Second Monday of the month
October: first Monday
Unless otherwise noted, meetings begin at 7pm with coffee and treats. Speaker at 7:30pm.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
General Meeting January 13, 2020. 7pm Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Claudette Sims will speak on the future of gardening.
General meeting February 10, 2020. 7pm Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Dan Cooper, ‘Exotic Tropical Flowers of Southeast Asia’.
Silent Auction March 09, 6:30pm Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer SILENT AUCTION.
General Meeting April 13, 2020. 7pm. CANCELLED Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Eric Geenen will talk about New Perennial Design’.
General Meeting May 11, 2020. 7pm. CANCELLED Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Alex Henderson from the a royal Botanical Gardens will talk about the new sustainable rose garden and how it went from disease prone hybrid teas to a garden of roses sustainable without pesticides.
Annual Plant Sale May 17, 2020. 8am-12 noon. CANCELLED Battlefield Park Pavilion, Stoney Creek Perennials, Annuals, Patio Pots and Hanging Baskets.
Strawberry Social. Speaker is Tom Cheel topic is fraud June 8, 2020. 7pm. Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Enjoy our legendary strawberry shortcake while listening to an interesting speaker.
General Meeting September 14, 2020. 7pm Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Visiting garden expert from England. Details to follow.
General Meeting October 5, 2020. 7pm. Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Back by popular demand, Lizzie Matheson, will create gorgeous arrangements while entertaining us with stories from her career.
Annual General Meeting and Potluck November 9, 2020. 7pm. Church of Our Saviour the Redeemer Election of executive and board members and pot luck.

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