Societies in Ontario
Ridgetown & District Horticultural Society
Ridgetown & District Horticultural Society celebrated 100 years in 2020.
Our Society is an affiliate of the Ontario Horticultural Association and is a not-for-profit public service organization recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs.
We hold monthly general meetings that feature speakers, demonstrations or workshops. We also offer a yearly Plant Sale and actively participate in the beautification of Ridgetown and surrounding areas.
Everyone is welcome to join the Society. Our membership includes Novice to Experts. There is a place for all level of gardeners: small gardens, large gardens, balconies, container, vegetables, tropical or perennial, we love them all.
Monthly speakers offer a wide range of horticultural and nature inspired themes.
Church of the Advent Parish Hall
16 Church Street
Ridgetown N0P 2C0
$10 per person
|Past President||Harry Wymaemail@example.com|
Meetings are usually held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7:00 pm. Engaging speakers are followed by a social time with light refreshments served.
Members enjoy discounts on horticultural products from local greenhouses and nurseries, as well as the local hardware store.
|Stories Our Gardens Tell||January 18 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Susanne Spence Wilkins|
|How to Attract Monarchs in Your Garden||February 15 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Leo Silvestri|
|TREES Memorial Forest||March 15 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Harry Wyma|
|Maple Syrup, Winterberries and Tulips: A Family Affair||April 19 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Hat Trick Farms|
|CKPL Grows Seed Library||May 17 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Amy Osborne|
|Bria Lee’s Bees||September 20 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker BLB Honey & Beekeeping|
|ReLeaf Chatham-Kent||October 18 @ 7:00 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Mike Smith|
|Annual Meeting & Banquet||November 29 @ 5:30 pm||Church of the Advent Parish Hall||Speaker Sandra Carter from University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus on Horticulture and Environmental Courses and Programs|