Societies in Ontario
Rideau Lakes Horticultural Society
RLHS is a thriving organization. Members plant and maintain municipal gardens and support all manner of horticultural activities in the community.
Portland Community Hall
24 Water St
Portland, On K0G 1E0
*Until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted we are doing Zoom presentations and meetings*
Once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, we will resume our usual schedule which is:
We meet the 1st Wednesday of the month from April to December at the Portland Community Hall, doors open at 6:45pm, we encourage members to come early, have some refreshments and mingle. Meetings will start at 7:15pm and end at 8:30pm. Free for members, $5 for guests.
Our yearly membership is $15 per person. Kids get free membership.
|Gardening for Hummingbirds in Eastern Ontario||April 1st 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall||Guest Speaker: Stephen Kapusta (Hummingbirds Canada)|
|Organics Here And Now||May 6th 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall||Guest Speakers: Local, certified-organic producers Aman Farms, Bluegrass Farm, and Funny Duck Farm discuss the opportunities and challenges of growing food organically.|
|RLHS & Community Plant & Garden Sale||May 23rd 2020 - 9:00am to Noon||Rideau District High School||More details to come|
|Take a Walk on the Wild Side - Native Species||June 3rd 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall||Guest Speaker: Mary Cunningham (Former Secretary, RLHS)|
|Tweed Tour||July 8th 2020||Tweed Visitor Center||More details to come|
|The Hidden Medicine in your own Back Yard||Aug. 5th 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall||Guest Speaker: Heather Mitchell-Adams (Modern Thymes Health and Bulk Foods)|
|Seed Saving Workshop||Sep. 2nd 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall||Tom Kohler (Kohler Innovation & RLHS Member)|
|Share & Swap - 2nd Annual Member Show||Oct. 7th 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall|
|AGM + Outdoor Winter Container Creations||Nov. 4th 2020 - 7:15pm||Portland Community Hall||Guest Speaker: Elaine Collins (OHA District 3 Treasurer & President, Gananoque Horticultural Society)|
|Christmas Luncheon||Dec. 2nd||More details to come|