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Simcoe & District Horticultural Society

District 6

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* Society members are Keeping Simcoe Beautiful by maintaining eight gardens throughout the town.

* Join the activity at the Community Gardens on Gilbertson Drive where Norfolk County residents grow
their own vegetables and flowers with the available advice of a few local experts.

* We host a bus trip to places such as Canada Blooms or other destinations of horticultural interest.


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Our general meeting location is:

Junior Farmers Building- Norfolk County Fair Grounds
172 South Drive
Simcoe N3Y 4P1
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The fee to join our society is:

$8 per person, annually

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
Co-President Helen Uren helenuren@live.ca 226-440-2699
General Information:

Please join us on the

2nd Wednesday from September through June

Meetings are held at the Junior Farmers Building,
172 South Drive,
Norfolk County Fairgrounds
Simcoe, Ontario

These monthly meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. featuring a guest speaker, friendly plant competition and a business meeting which also includes district news and garden tour opportunities. Meetings are wrapped up with refreshments, time for socializing and networking between gardeners.

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With a membership to our club ($8/year), receive 10% discount at local garden centers.
2019 Upcoming Events

Jan 9 -AGM potluck dinner - entertainer - Ian Bell

Mar 13 - Brett Schuyler - Schuyler Farms - Silvo Pasture - Sheep in the orchard

Apr 10 - Jim Jackson - Looking Back at the History of the Simcoe & District Horticultural Society in pictures

May 8 - Dr Sean Armstrong - Treating chronic disease with a plant based diet

May 11 - plant sale on fairgrounds west of the Junior Farmers Building at 8:30 a.m.

June 12 - private garden tours - meet at 9:30 at the Junior Farmers Building

July - 13 - Flower Show at the Lynnwood Arts Centre from 2 to 4 p.m.

August - Bus Trip to Niagara Parks Commission (if enough interest)

Sept 11 Kevin Kavanagh of South Coast Garden

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
General Meeting April 10 7:30pm Junior Farmers Building Jim Jackson will speak on the history of our society "through pictures"
General Meeting May 8, 7:30pm Junior Farmers Building Dr. Sean Armstrong will speak on Treating chronic disease with a plant based diet
Plant Sale & Yard Sale Saturday May 11 8:30-noon Parking lot of Junior Farmers Building rent a table space and sell your items for $10/table. Or donate/buy plants from our annual plant sale fundraiser!
Local Garden Tours June 12 9:30 am Junior Farmers Building parking lot Tour private gardens around Norfolk. Car rally style. bring a bagged lunch
Flower Show July 13 2pm Lynnwood Arts Center Flower show. exhitbit and see the displays. Tea will be served

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