Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society, Ontario Horticultural Association
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2019 Program

Jan 8

AGMAnnual General Meeting and Photographic Recap of 2018

Including election of officers and flower show awards, this meeting is a great opportunity to discover the breadth and depth of our all-volunteer organization.

A photographic slideshow featuring many of our 2018 events follows the business portion of the meeting.


Feb 5

Mark Peck Birds in your Winter Garden, Mark Peck

Mark will share ideas centered on how to make winter gardens more bird friendly. He will also tell us about the latest "Citizen Science Programs" of interest to backyard birding enthusiasts.

Mark has been an Ornithology Technician at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) since 1983. His duties include program and exhibit development, collections management, field work and research. He is also program director of the Toronto Ornithological Club.  


Mar 5

Dugald CameronSummer Flowering Bulbs, Dugald Cameron      

Summer-flowering, spring-planted bulbs are known to produce some of the most dramatic garden colour with very little effort, while also taking up minimal space in the garden. Dugald will share some of this favourites with us this evening, and tips such as tucking bulbs in among perennials to create a fuller-looking bed, and adding them to container arrangements to create something special.

Dugald Cameron’s garden interests began early in his English grandmother’s garden. In Canada, he and his Father founded Garden Imports, a mail order nursery that thrilled Canadian gardeners for thirty-two years. Dugald was also the first President of the Greater Toronto Bulb Society and on the Toronto Botanical Garden Board of Directors for thirteen years. Dugald remains active in the horticultural community and is a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and popular speaker at gardening venues.


Apr 2

Frank FerragineGrow Your Own Food, Frank Ferragine      

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

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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 (, one of the largest greenhouse/garden centre operations in Ontario.  


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Dec 3

Holiday CelebrationHoliday Celebration 
Celebrate the season with your gardening colleagues at this gala event,  featuring professional entertainment, a delicious dinner, silent auction and the ever-popular red bag raffle.


For more information about this special, ticketed event, click here.



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