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NEXT MEETING:

November 7th, 2018

Refreshments are served at 7 pm and following the meeting. Meeting begins at 7:30 pm

Guest speaker Connie Dam-Byl be speaking on "When You Wish Upon a Plant, the Horticulture of Disney". Connie is in charge of flower seeds and the trial gardens at William Dam Seeds.

 

MONTHLY MEETINGS:

Our meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month from September to June.

For the summer months there is an excursion and a mystery tour. The meetings are held at

the Paris Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St., Paris. The meetings begin at 7:30 pm with social time

at 7:00 pm and following the meeting.

New members and guests are welcome.

The object of the society is to encourage interest in horticulture by:

  • Holding meetings and classes for instruction and discussion on subjects connected with the theory and practice of horticulture and floral design.
  • Encouraging the improvements of private and public planting grounds by the planting of trees, shrubs and flowers, and by otherwise promoting outdoor and indoor horticultural activities.
  • Holding exhibitions and competitions within a recognized program, achievement awards designed to encourage the superior production of vegetables, fruits, plants, flowers, trees and shrubs throughout the County of Brant.
  • Distributing seeds, plants, bulbs, flowers, shrubs and trees in ways that will create an interest in horticulture.
  • Promoting the circulation of books, periodicals and other publications pertaining to horticulture.
  • Providing social activity to encourage membership.

Local Nurseries:

Walter's: www.waltersgreenhouse.ca

Antler Services: www.antlerservices.com

Connon Nurseries, Waterdown: www.connonnurseries.com

 

 

" Just before the death of flower

And just before they are buried in snow

There comes a festival season

When nature is all aglow."  Unknown