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Guelph Township Horticultural Society

District 7

About Us

The Guelph Township Horticultural Society has been in existence since 1922. While the essence of it is the same, it has evolved over time and now includes guest speakers, flower and vegetable shows, photo competitions, plant sales, family events and special workshops.

The society is community oriented and provides a great opportunity to get involved as much as you choose, from simply attending meetings to entering shows, or digging in the dirt, or serving on a committee or two.

Everyone is welcome at meetings and events but memberships are required if you wish to enter a show.


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Our general meeting location is:

Marden Community Centre and Wellington County Library - Marden Branch
7368 Wellington County Rd 30
Guelph N1H 6J2
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The fee to join our society is:

$10 per person

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Sylvia Grant sylviamgrant@gmail.com 519-823-5045
General Information:

Meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month from February through November, unless otherwise announced.

Important Notice: Dates of meetings are subject to change due to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Please contact the society for further details.

Please stay tuned for the 2022 program.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
General Meeting April 19th at 7:30pm Marden Library and Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd. 30 Speaker: Sean Fox, Manager of Horticulture and Curator of Collections and Conservation, The Arboretum, University of Guelph Topic: The Effect of Climate Change on Plants Convener: Ruth Robinson (519-824-8399)
Plant Sale Saturday, May 14th from 8am to 12pm Marden Library and Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd. 30 Various perennials for sale.
Spring Mini Show and Workshop May 17th at 7:30pm Marden Library and Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd. 30 Entries placed between 6:30 and 7:30 Create a tabletop herb planter. Plants and soil will be supplied. Bring your own container not exceeding 30 cm. (12”). Non-members: $10 Convener: Jane McDonald
Music in the Garden June 21st at 6:30pm Marden Library and Community Centre, 7368 Wellington County Rd. 30 Musical Entertainment by Fair Wind, a Celtic quartet Marian Brennan Enabling Garden (behind the library) - 6:30 p.m. Entries to be placed between 6:00 and 6:30 p.m. Strawberry shortcake & ice cream will be served. Convener: Ruth Robinson
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