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Mount Hamilton Horticultural Society

District 6

About Us

The mission of the Mount Hamilton Horticultural Society is to educate and promote an interest in all areas of horticulture and related environmental issues. We are a charitable, non-profit organization. We make substantial donations to the Green Angels Program at the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), the Hamilton Victory Gardens and the Neighbour to Neighbour Community Gardens. For the last twenty years, our Society has designed and maintained the gardens at Jason's House, a March of Dimes Home in a quiet neighbourhood on the west mountain. We have an ongoing beautification project at the Norman 'Pinky' Lewis Parkette in the north end of the lower city. In 2019, we will be helping to rejuvenate the garden at the West Hamilton Cenotaph which is being rededicated in honour of John Smith, OHA president in 1969 and former president of the MHHS in 1962-63 and 1986-87.

You do not have to live on Hamilton Mountain to join our Society. We welcome anyone from the Hamilton area, and beyond, to become a member.


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Our general meeting location is:

Immanuel Christian Reformed Church
61 Mohawk Road West
Hamilton L9C 1V9
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The fee to join our society is:

$15.00 per person

Society Contacts:
Title First/Last Name Email Phone
Co-President Rob Howard mhhsd6@gmail.com 905-979-7958
Co-President Christine Moore mhhsd6@gmail.com 905-385-6909
Secretary Laura Newkirk mhhssecretary@gmail.com
Treasurer Maryann Botts mhhsd6@gmail.com (905) 387-9595
Media Chair Nancy Gordon mhhsnewsletter@gmail.com
General Information:

The MHHS meets on the 3rd Friday of each month, except May, July, Aug. and Dec. Our annual plant sale is in May. Doors open at 7:00. Meetings start at 7:30. Guest admission is complimentary. Plenty of free parking. Wheelchair accessible. Our new meeting hall is a one floor plan with no stairs. It is bright & warm with superb acoustics.

You will hear a professional speaker, enjoy coffee and tea with baked goods supplied by members and have a chance to win a draw prize. Business meetings are very short. Our brown bag contest is in Feb., March is a craft display by members, April Tools Day, Strawberry Social in June, Pie Night in Oct. There are several mini flower shows, photo contests and a major flower show in either June or Sept. Nov. is our awards banquet with a special speaker.

Join Us!

Any person who joins in September or October becomes a member for the rest of that year plus the following year. Any person who joins our Society for the first time at our annual plant sale in May will receive a 20% discount on their plant purchases at the sale. Members receive a 10% discount at the following nurseries: Satellite Garden Centre, Harper's Garden Centre and Sharples Garden Gallery.

Event Schedule:
Event Name Date/Time Location Description
Next Meeting Sept. 16, 2022 Meeting 7:30pm Doors Open 7:00pm Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 61 Mohawk Road West, Hamilton L9C 1V9 Speaker TBA, Major Flower Show - 'Bit of Nostalgia', Bring your own mug!