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Lynden Horticultural Society

District 6

About Us

Lynden is a small village of about 500 people situated in the City of Hamilton, roughly between Hamilton and Brantford. Our largest industry we have is Winklemolen Wholesale Tree Nursery, where you often see trailers of trees going down the road.

We are also one of the oldest Horticultural Societies around, having been founded in 1928. Our Society plants the Legion and Lion's Den gardens and the Library planters. Every year we hold a Plant Sale and Flower Show and participate in the Lynden Canada Day event. At Christmas we make up baskets for shut-ins.

Our meetings this year will run from March to November at the moment. We have guest speakers on an array of topics as well as tours of various businesses and gardens with some workshops thrown in for good measure.

We welcome gardeners or non-gardeners!

*** Due to Covid19 some things may change or be cancelled. We ask that you keep checking this site as we try to keep it updated or contact us directly to find out. Members will be contacted directly. Stay safe and strong and Garden On!!!***


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Our general meeting location is:

Lynden Lion's Den
4070 Governors Rd.
Lynden, ON. L0R 1T0
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The fee to join our society is:

$12 per person or $15 for a family

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Darielle Clayton-Thomas lyndengardenclub@hotmail.com 519-448-3593
Treasurer Barb Bell
Secretary Cindy Blair cindyblair08@gmail.com
Web Administrator & Publicity Cindy Blair cindyblair08@gmail.com
General Information:

Our meetings are held the first Monday of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm generally at the Lynden Lion's Den. We start our meetings with refreshments (bring your own), then announcements and Speaker or Workshop follows. Our tours we meet at the location of the tour.
***In 2021 we will be changing things up a little. Our first meeting will be held in March instead of February and we will be having meetings in July and August so we can have garden tours of our members gardens. Our calendar will not be set in stone so we can change and move things around to accommodate what is happening around us. Please keep checking this site for updates.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
AGM February 22 , 2021, 7pm Zoom meeting We will be holding our Annual General meeting and reviewing our plans for the upcoming year.
Medicinal Plants April 12, 2021, 7pm Zoom meeting Karin Davidson-Taylor from the RBG will talk about medicinal plants and their properties
LHS Plant Sale May 22, 2021, 8-11am Lynden Lion's Den Our Annual Plant Sale
Member Only Garden Tour June TBA- will be emailed to members Tour of 3 member's garden (only open to members please)
Member Only Garden Tour July TBA- will be emailed to members Tour of 3 member's gardens (only open to members please)
Tour of Hops yard August Steelwheels Brewery Tour and talk on growing hops.
Build a Bird House Workshop September Lion's Den Pavilion Building a pre-cut bird house with member Bill Spero. Fee applied

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