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Huntsville Horticultural Society

District 18

About Us

Welcome to the Huntsville Horticultural Society's website.

The Huntsville Horticultural Society was founded in 1925 and is a non-profit organization made up entirely of volunteers. Our goal is to promote Horticulture in the Town of Huntsville.

Anyone can join by paying a yearly membership fee. We are open to all age groups and have an active Junior Horticultural Society. Members enjoy a discount at some of our local Garden Centres.

We hold monthly general meetings that feature speakers, demonstrations or workshops. We also offer a yearly Plant Sale, Flower Shows and Garden Tour.

We actively participate in the beautification of Huntsville. We are responsible for purchasing and planting the flowers for 8 raised beds, 14 planters and 3 gardens in the Downtown of Huntsville. In the fall we remove all of these annuals in preparation for winter. The Society is also entirely responsible for maintaining the garden at the Huntsville Public Library. In recent years, we have helped the Parks Department maintain the Veteran's Memorial Garden & plant the gardens at the Brunel Locks and the Summit Flag Garden.


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Our general meeting location is:

Huntsville Salvation Army Community Church
4 Mary Street East
Huntsville P1H 1W4
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The fee to join our society is:

Single Membership $10.00/yr, Family Membership $15.00/yr, Youth (Age 6 to 16) $2.00 /yr, Guest Fee $2.00/ meeting

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Debora Marshall huntsvillehorticulture@outlook.com 705-787-0905
Treasurer Karen Fell kfellgdanks@gmail.com 705-787-0750
Secretary Shelley Cowan
Membership Nancy Huttenlochner 705-789-4087
Flower Show Convenor open
Beautification Terri Yocom
Youth Shelley Cowan huntsvillehorticulture@outlook.com
Garden Tour Deborah King thekingsatthefarm@gmail.com
General Information:

We will be holding virtual meetings this year. In person meetings are currently suspended due to Covid 19.
Our meetings are held on the 2nd TUESDAY of every month from March to November (except July and August). Meetings start promptly at 7:00 P.M. unless otherwise stated. Meetings comprise of a short business section usually followed by a speaker, demonstation or workshop.

Join Us!

Everyone is welcome to join the Huntsville Horticultural Society. Our membership includes novice to expert. We have an active Junior Horticultural Society as well for children aged 6 to 16.

The Huntsville Horticultural Society Membership period is from January to December each year. All renewals are due at the beginning of each year regardless of the month the member originally joined.

Memberships may be purchased at any of our meetings or special events. To mail in membership, please use the form located at the bottom of the page

Members enjoy a:
- 10% discount from W.H Perron catalogue.

- May receive discount at Lake of Bays Garden Centre . Please ask prior to purchase.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
General Meeting - Speaker Mar 16 @ 7 pm Vitual Speaker - Corntey LeGros -Starting Veggie Seeds
General Meeting - Speaker April 13 @ 7pm Virtual Speaker -Four Seasons Greens
General Meeting -Speaker May 11 @ 7 pm Virtual 2020 AGM -Tentative
Plant Sale Virtually Tentative - Sale features locally grown plants from the gardens of Huntsville Horticultural Society members. This year we will also be selling hybridized dallies donated by Near North Dallies! Proceeds help fund Society activities. 8 am to 11 am (while quantities last) (Weather Permitting - Postponement will be announced by 6 am)
Downtown Planting June 8 @ 10 am Main Street East Members meet at the Town Hall. Bring your tools, gloves and hat.
General Meeting - Speaker June 8 @ 7 pm Virtual TBD -Following a brief business meeting -
Festival of Flowers July 22 @ cancelled
Potluck, General Meeting, Speaker September @ 6 pm potluck , 7 pm meeting Virtual TBD -
General Meeting and Speaker October @ 7 pm Virtual TBD
2021 AGM November @ 7 pm Virtual AGM, Installation of directors, Forcing Bulbs Workshop (Pre-registration required)

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