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Lake Simcoe Gardeners

District 5

About Us

Our garden club, which formed in 1973, is dedicated to the promotion of gardening activities in our community. We welcome members of all ages to participate in the many activities, meetings, tours, plant sales, shows and social events we organize. We assist with a number of Town plantings and have planted many trees in our community. We offer an annual bursary to students pursuing their career in the horticultural or environmental field. We also provide 'Plant your own Garden' food boxes to the local Food Pantry.


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Our general meeting location is:

Keswick United Church
177 Church Street
Keswick, ON L4P 1J4
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The fee to join our society is:

$20 per person

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Kathy Bruce kmbruce@rogers.com 905-476-6979
Membership Co-ordinator Diane Ingersoll ingersoll@sympatico.ca 905-989-2655
General Information:

Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month, except in May which is held on the 2nd Monday.
No regular meetings are held in July or December.
Meetings begin promptly at 7:30pm

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Benefits of membership
-A monthly program of expert guest speakers
-Discounts at many local nurseries and garden centres with membership card
-Opportunities to meet and work with others who share similar interests
-An informative annual yearbook and quarterly newsletter
-Access to Master Gardeners who can offer expert and friendly advice
-A venue to show flowers and plants at professionally judged flower shows
To become a member or for more membership information contact Diane, our co-ordinator, at 905-989-2655 or ingersoll@sympatico.ca

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
Houseplant Show April 22, 2019 7:30pm Keswick United Church "Drought Gardening" with Jeff Mason
Spring Flower Show May 13, 2019 7:30pm Keswick United Church "Drama in the Butterfly Garden" with Carol Pasternak
Pots and Pies - Plant, Book & Bake Sale May 25, 2019 8:00am - 12:00pm Keswick United Church Annual plant sale
Summer Flower Show June 24, 2019 Keswick United Church "Fabulous Canadian Flora from Coast to Coast" with Maureen Hulbert
Bus Tour July 14, 2019 details to be announced
Fall Flower & Vegetable Show August 26, 2019 Keswick United Church "Carefree Roses" with Gloria Broks
Awards Night! September 23, 2019 Keswick United Church Celebrating the flower show & special award winners
Pumpkin Patch Competition October 28, 2019 Keswick United Church "Planting you Spectacular Spring Garden Now" with Dugald Cameron
Annual General Meeting & Dinner November 18, 2019 Keswick United Church Featuring our Christmas Competition, Poetry award winners and fundraiser draw prizes

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