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2018 Events


          Tour of the Floral Clock and Enabling Garden at Riverside Park   Friday, June 15th 10-1:30, lead by Mike Yade

Learn the history of the gardens, park, floral clock, annual displays, various perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, and the emerald ash borer.    

After lunch, tour and learn the history and future of the Enabling Gardens.

                   Please bring a lunch for a picnic in the park.

                   For more information please contact Harriet Hull at 519-826-0310.

Riverside Floral Clock



Guelph Horticultural Society's Annual Garden Showcase Tour  Sunday, July 8th                                                                              

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    A self-driven tour of some of Guelph best gardens.                                                    

    For more information see Garden Tour.     





Society Flower Show at Old Quebec Street Shoppes  Saturday, July 14th                                            

                   Entries are to be placed between 8:30 and 10:30 am.

                   Judging begins at 11 am.  Entry pick up is at 4 pm.

                   This show is open to the general public.

For more information, contact the convener, Heather Robinson 519 780 0872


          OHA Convention in Kingston ON ~ "From Shore to Shield"  Friday, July 27th - Sunday, July 29th

                                                                   OHA 2018 Convention

                                                                   More information can be found here.


           Cutting Workshop by Glen Cox  Saturday, August 18th 10:30 - 11:30

                    26 Maplewood Drive, Guelph

                    Free to attend, limited to 15 persons

                    Contact Frances Forbes at 226-243-5983 to reserve, or for more information.

Glen Cox

           OHA District 7 Fall Meeting and Flower Show @ Clifford Community Centre  Saturday, October 27th

                   Hosted by Clifford and District Horticultural Society

                   Clifford Community Centre ~ 4 William St North, Clifford 

                   More details can be found here.

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          Pruning Workshop with Martin Ford  Saturday, November 10th

                                                               Martin Ford Wisteria

                    1 - 4:00 pm at 39 Emslie Street, Guelph

          $20.00 per person, limited to 15 persons

                    Contact Harriet Hull at 519-826-0310 to reserve, or for more information



       Past Events of 2018


                   Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA) District 7 Annual General Meeting and Flower Show   Saturday, April 21st 

                   Hosted by Elora and Salem Horticultural Societys

                   At Alma Community Centre ~ 51 Simpson Street East, Alma 

                   More details can be found here.

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                   Canada Blooms and National Home Show Bus Trip   Friday, March 9th

Depart Guelph at 9:00 am  Arrive back at 7:30 pm

Tickets are $40 for members  $55 for non-members (includes membership)

Please contact Monica Bibby at 519-821-5596 for more information and tickets


                   City Greenhouse Tour at Riverside Park  Saturday, May 5th  lead by Mike Yade 

         Tour greenhouses, discuss greenhouse propagation, new cultivars and techniques of Guelph city parks.

10 - 11:30 am ~ Meet at main parking lot off Woolwich St. by main washrooms

                   For more information please contact Harriet Hull at 519-826-0310


                    Guelph Horticultural Society's Annual Perennial Plant Sale  Saturday, May 12th

                    7:00 am - noon,  Guelph Farmer's Market

                    Come early - the wide variety of plants sell quickly!

                    To assist, dig, pot or donate plants, please call Mary Lyall 519-822-7438 or Francs Forbes 226-243-5983

                                                   Plant Sale 2016