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Gloucester Horticultural Society

District 1

About Us

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:

Pat Clark Community Center
4355 Halmont Drive
Ottawa K1J 8W6
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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 Marie Simoneau gloucester[at]
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.
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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 15, 2024 7:00pm Zoom Winter Sowing - Sundaura Alford-Purvis
February Meeting Feb 19, 2024 7:00pm Zoom Keeping it Green: Keeping it Beautiful -Sean James
March Meeting March 18 2024 7:00pm Pat Clark Community Centre Marvel of the Monarch - Joan Harvey and Mary Ash
April Meeting April 15, 2024 7:00pm Pat Clark Community Centre Invasive Plant Species- Christina Keys
May Plant Sale May 11, 2024 9:00am Orlean's Fruit Farm Members sell seedlings and perennial divisions
May Meeting / Outing May 27, 2024 5:00pm Gloucester Allotment Urban gardening -Bri Petersen
June Members' Tour June 15, 2024
August Road Trip Aug 17, 2024
September Meeting Sept 16, 2023 5:00pm 507 Riverdale Ave Miyawaki Mini-Forest -Jennifer Stelzer
October Meeting Oct 21, 2024 7:00 pm Pat Clark Community Centre Meet the Moses -Jennifer Doubt
Photo Competition Deadline Oct 24, 2023 See poster below
AGM luncheon Nov 16, 2024 11:00 am Pat Clark Community Centre Annual Meeting and Christmas luncheon