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Gloucester Horticultural Society

District 1

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Every month gardeners from Ottawa-East gather to exchange ideas, resolve growing dilemmas, and enjoy the company of other horticulturists in a congenial atmosphere. The Gloucester Horticultural Society was started in 1925 and today enjoys a membership of about 100 active members.

Our aim is to provide a congenial atmosphere in which to learn, share and practice horticulture. Our mission is to inform, educate and share horticultural knowledge.


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Our general meeting location is:

Queenswood Heights Community Centre
1485 Duford Dr
Ottawa K1E 1G1
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The fee to join our society is:

Family: $25 Single: $20 Student: $5

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
President Angela Davis gloucester@gardenontario.org
General Information:

Monthly meetings
Usually at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise specified) on the third Monday of the month feature excellent speakers and in September there is a mini show.
Every year members participate in an exciting one-day road trip, members garden tour, workshops and plant sale.
If you want our events in your calendar subscribe to our public google calendar. https://calendar.google.com/calendar/b/1?cid=Z2xvdWNlc3RlckBnYXJkZW5vbnRhcmlvLm9yZw

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Membership benefits include discounts on most regular priced plants at a number of local nurseries and garden centres, participation in members-only events, and rewarding horticultural learning opportunities. All of these activities are enjoyed in a vibrant atmosphere of camaraderie.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
January Meeting Jan 18, 2021 7:00pm Zoom Earth worms and native plants –Dr Annise Dobson
February Meeting Feb 15, 2021 7:00pm Zoom Soil – don’t call it dirt — Mary Ann Van Berlo
March Meeting March 15, 2021 7:00pm Zoom Taming Wildflowers — Miriam Goldberger
April Meeting April 29, 2021 7:00pm Zoom Bog Gardens – Good for the Environment — Robert Pavlis
Plant Sale May 22, 2021 9:00 am TBA Hopefully we can meet and sell perennials and seedlings from 9 till we run out.
Plant Sale June 5, 2021 9:00 am TBA Hopefully we can meet and sell perennials and seedlings from 9 till we run out.
Member Garden Visit June 26, 2021 Members visit each others garden for advice and ideas.
Road Trip July 24, 2021 Members’ Road Trip
September Meeting Sept 20, 2021 7:00pm TBA Mini Flower and Preserve Show Treasures of the Ottawa Valley—Brian Carson
Photo Competition Deadline Oct 16, 2021 7:00pm TBA See poster below
October Meeting Oct 18, 2021 11:00 am TBA Native Trees in Urban Gardens —Speaker from Tree Canada
AGM luncheon Nov 13, 2021 11:00 am To be Announced Annual Meeting and Christmas luncheon

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