Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society, Ontario Horticultural Association
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Garden & Horticultural Society
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Events Calendar

For a printable one-page PDF of our 2019 Events, click here. 

 

Upcoming events

    • December 17, 2018
    • May 10, 2019
    Register

    "Garden Sunshine" Roses for SaleGarden Sunshine

      

    A limited number of our society's 100th anniversary rose, Garden Sunshine are available for advance sale, with pickup to occur at our Plant Sale on May 10, 2019. Purchasers will also receive a numbered certificate, suitable for gifting, for each rose purchased.

     

    Order by clicking the Registration button to the left. Note that "Guests" are roses in excess of one. Orders for five or more roses can only be performed online in multiples of five (i.e., five, ten, fifteen).  To order another quantity, please contact our Treasurer at rhghs.Treasurer@gmail.com.  

        Informational Flyer  

    For more information about the Garden Sunshine rose:   

     
    Click here for background information, including a video about the rose hybridization process.     

     

    Click here for a downloadable one-page PDF describing the rose and how to get yours!

     

     





     

    • April 02, 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • McConaghy Seniors' Centre, 10100 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

    Frank FerragineGuest Speaker: Frank Ferragine
    Topic: Grow Your Own Food
    For our 2019 Barker Lecture, best-selling author Frank Ferragine will share tips from his latest book, Food to Grow, sure to help us pFood to Growlan for successful fruit, vegetable and herb growing ventures this year.  

     

    Frank Ferragine, also known as Frankie Flowers, is a beloved TV personality who has been named Toronto’s Favourite Weather Personality eight years in a row by readers of the Toronto Sun, and Landscape Ontario’s Garden Communicator of the Year on two occasions. In addition to his media and public speaking commitments, Frank remains active in the family business, Bradford Greenhouses (www.bradfordgreenhouses.comcom), one of the largest greenhouse/garden centre operations in Ontario.


    BOOKS FOR SALE: Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase and take home autographed copies of Frank's latest book.

           

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    PLANTS FOR SALEHibiscus and Plumbago

    Our Greenhouse Committee will be offering some Tropical Plants for sale during the refreshments/social portion of our meeting (7:30 to 8 pm). Please consider taking one or more home, adding a touch of spring to your indoor environment and helping us make room in the greenhouse for all the baby plants that need room to grow. Offerings include the Hibiscus and Plumbago pictured to the right.


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    SEEDS FOR SALE

    A devoted team will continue to accept donations of seeds at tonight's event, and will also have seeds for sale, at very reasonable prices.

     

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    Attendance at this general meeting is free to members, $5 for non-members.

    Members: If you've renewed recently, please stop by the Membership Table for your 2019 membership cards.
    If you haven't yet paid your 2019 membership dues, please do so tonight.

     


    • April 06, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Richmond Hill Public Library - Central Branch, 1 Atkinson St.

    Seedy Saturday Participation

     

    Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society volunteers will be on hand at the Central Branch of the Richmond Hill Public Library between 11 am and 4 pm to answer general gardening questions and promote membership in our society. Please stop by to participate in the event, or just to say, "Hello."

     

     

     

      

    • May 07, 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • McConaghy Seniors' Centre, 10100 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

    Guest Speaker: Shari-Lyn Safir
    Topic: Roses

    Please check back for more information.

     

    • May 11, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • McConaghy Seniors' Centre, 10100 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

    2019 Plant Sale Flyer  


    2019 Plant Sale

     

    For more information about this annual fundraiser, please visit our Plant Sale page (click here). 

     

     

Past events

March 05, 2019 March General Meeting with Guest Speaker Dugald Cameron
March 02, 2019 York Region Seedy Saturday
February 05, 2019 February General Meeting with Guest Speaker Mark Peck
January 08, 2019 Annual General Meeting and Photographic Recap of 2018
December 04, 2018 Holiday Celebration
November 06, 2018 November General Meeting with Guest Speaker Vicki Simkovic
October 11, 2018 Screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel"
October 02, 2018 October General Meeting with Guest Speaker Lorraine Johnson
September 13, 2018 Fourth Annual Richmond Hill Blooms Gala
September 04, 2018 September General Meeting with Guest Speaker Glenn Brunetti
August 07, 2018 August General Meeting with Guest Speaker Scott MacIvor
July 14, 2018 Open Gates Pollinator Garden Tour
July 03, 2018 July General Meeting with Guest Speaker Celia Roberts
June 16, 2018 Garden Ontario Week Bus Trip to Whistling Gardens
June 05, 2018 June General Meeting with Guest Speaker Julia Dimakos
June 01, 2018 Richmond Hill Blooms Nominations
May 26, 2018 Richmond Hill Healthy Yards Event
May 12, 2018 PLANT SALE
May 10, 2018 Oak Ridges Moraine Corridor Park Schools Planting
May 01, 2018 May General Meeting with Guest Speaker Paul LaPorte
April 03, 2018 April General Meeting with Guest Speaker Paul Zammit
March 06, 2018 March General Meeting with Guest Speaker Kevin Kavanagh
March 03, 2018 York Region Seedy Saturday
February 06, 2018 February General Meeting with Guest Speaker Marion Jarvie
January 09, 2018 Annual General Meeting and Photographic Recap of 2017
December 05, 2017 Holiday Celebration
November 07, 2017 November General Meeting with Guest Speaker Heinke Thiessen
October 14, 2017 Bus Trip to Bala Cranberry Festival at Johnston's Cranberry Marsh
October 03, 2017 October General Meeting with Guest Speaker Pat de Valence
September 14, 2017 Third Annual Richmond Hill Blooms Gala
September 12, 2017 Theatre Night - "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"
September 05, 2017 September General Meeting with Guest Speaker Frank Kershaw
August 20, 2017 Members' Garden Visits
August 01, 2017 August General Meeting with Guest Speaker Dan Cooper
July 23, 2017 Members' Garden Visits
July 18, 2017 "Flowers and Veggies" Bus Trip CANCELLED
July 04, 2017 July General Meeting with Guest Speaker Carol Pasternak
June 06, 2017 June General Meeting with Guest Speaker Dugald Cameron
June 04, 2017 Mill Pond Splash
June 01, 2017 Richmond Hill Blooms Nominations
May 27, 2017 Richmond Hill Healthy Yards Event
May 13, 2017 PLANT SALE
May 11, 2017 Oak Ridges Moraine Corridor Park Schools Planting
May 02, 2017 May General Meeting with Guest Speaker Dennis Zhu
April 04, 2017 April General Meeting with Guest Speaker Ken Brown
March 07, 2017 March General Meeting with Guest Speaker Joan Stonehocker
March 04, 2017 York Region Seedy Saturday
February 07, 2017 Annual General Meeting and Photographic Recap of 2016
January 10, 2017 January General Meeting (AGM)
December 06, 2016 Holiday Celebration and Awards Banquet
November 01, 2016 November General Meeting with Presentation
October 04, 2016 October General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
September 29, 2016 Second Annual Richmond Hill Blooms Gala
September 29, 2016 Unveiling of 100th Anniversary Portal
September 17, 2016 "Clematis Galore" Bus Trip
September 13, 2016 Theatre Night - "Trying"
September 10, 2016 Corn Roast
September 06, 2016 September General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
August 21, 2016 Members' Garden Visits
August 02, 2016 August General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
July 24, 2016 Members' Garden Visits
July 16, 2016 Open Gates Fairy Garden Tour
July 05, 2016 Photography Competition Submissions Deadline
July 05, 2016 July General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
June 12, 2016 Members' Garden Visits
June 07, 2016 June General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
June 05, 2016 Mill Pond Splash
June 01, 2016 Richmond Hill Blooms Nominations
May 25, 2016 Purchase "Garden Sunshine" Rose
May 14, 2016 Richmond Hill Healthy Yards Event
May 12, 2016 Oak Ridges Moraine Corridor Park Schools Planting
May 07, 2016 Plant Sale
May 03, 2016 May General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
April 05, 2016 April General Meeting with Presentation
April 02, 2016 York Region Seedy Saturday
March 14, 2016 Canada Blooms Bus Trip
March 05, 2016 Advance Sales of "Garden Sunshine" Rose
March 01, 2016 March General Meeting with Presentation
February 02, 2016 February General Meeting with Presentation
January 12, 2016 January General Meeting (AGM)
December 01, 2015 Holiday Celebration and Awards Banquet
November 03, 2015 November General Meeting with Presentation
October 06, 2015 October General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
September 17, 2015 First Annual Richmond Hill Blooms Gala
September 13, 2015 Corn Roast
September 12, 2015 "Blooming Naturally" Bus Trip
September 01, 2015 September General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show
August 27, 2015 Russell Tilt Park Tree Planting & Stewardship
August 16, 2015 Members' Garden Visits
August 04, 2015 August General Meeting with Presentation and Flower Show

 

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