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Pakenham Horticultural Society

District 2

About Us

Welcome to the Pakenham Horticultural Society, your local garden club. Our motto is Gardeners helping Gardeners!

You don't need to be an expert to join our club!! We are a group of energetic gardeners of all ages and levels of experience.

We happily share our love and knowledge of gardening in the Ottawa Valley.

For over 90 years, we have held meetings on a wide variety of gardening topics (plants/flowers/vegetables/perennials/garden design etc), we host three friendly flower shows annually, we support the growth of new generation of green thumbs with our Junior Gardens program, and our members work on various community plantings to beautify our great village.

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Our general meeting location is:

St Andrews United Church Hall
2585 County Road 29
Pakenham K0A 2X0
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The fee to join our society is:

$15 per person or $25 per family annually

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
Co-President Darlene Bourne pakenhamhort[at] 613-624-5606
Co-President Julia Peisley pakenhamhort[at] 613-558-4222
Secretary Marg Bourk margbourk[at]
Treasurer Lani Holland jalhol[at]
Past President Jill Moxley RJMoxley[at]
General Information:

The garden club meeting regularly from February to October each year.
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month.
The meetings start at 7:30 PM and usually run until around 9:00 PM.
During the flower show meetings in May and June the meetings will start at 7:00 PM, when judging starts.

Christmas Centerpiece Workshop - Sat Dec 14 10am to noon - Member cost $25, non members $35 - contact for info and preregistration
Our Next Meeting:
February 19 2020 7:30 PM- Speaker to announced

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2019 Society Highlights
In addition to the beautiful barrels on main street, Sherryl Smith and the beautification committee worked in co-operation with RBC for a big cleanup in the Bridge Park; we had two successful plant sales; Sherryl Smith and Julia Peisley continued to maintain and harvest veggies with our junior members from the vegetable garden at Pakenham Public School; Members also toured Sandy Hanson's Hosta Garden in White Lake and had lovely lunch at nearby waterfront restaurant instead of their annual summer picnic.

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