Societies in Ontario
Simcoe & District Horticultural Society
* 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.
Junior Farmers Building- Norfolk County Fair Grounds
172 South Drive
Simcoe N3Y 4P1
$8 per person, annually
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
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.
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
|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|