Meetings & Events

Schedule of Meetings & Events- Stay tuned for our updated schedule.

Our monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of the month feature entertaining and informative speakers who educate our members on various aspects of horticulture and gardening. The meetings are a mix of virtual and in-person meetings.

DateSpeaker Topic
January 10, 2023, Virtual Marie DimitriadisAllergy Fighting Gardens
February 14, 2023, Virtual Kevin KavanaghPushing the Zones
March 14, 2023, Virtual Ben CaesarDesigning an Edible Landscape
April 11, 2023Susan EllitsonMedicinal Herbs in the perennial garden & Medicinal weeds & garden plants to boost your immune system
May 9, 2023Jeff MasonNew “Cool” plants for 2023
TBDPlant Saleon the Esplanade
June 13, 2023Gini SageShrubs for all seasons
September 12, 2023Mary-Jane PilgrimA Fun Evening with Garden Trivia
October 10, 2023Ursula EleySustainable Floral Design Demonstration
November 14, 2023Annual General Meeting
& Members Potluck
O’Brien Room, Chestnut Hill Recreation Center

Flower Shows & Meetings

May, September and October meetings may include professionally judged flower shows. Points and prizes are awarded to worthy specimens. All members are encouraged to exhibit and participate in this friendly competition.

In-person Meeting Details

September through November and April through June monthly meetings will be in-person and January through March will be virtual meetings. In-person monthly meetings are held in the O’Brien Rooms at the Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex (formerly Pickering Recreation Complex) starting at 7:30 pm  (unless otherwise noted). Doors open at 7:00 pm for exhibitors to place their entries to be judged, before 7:15 pm. Out of consideration for the judges, the 7:15 pm deadline will be strictly enforced. Entrance to the O’Brien Rooms is via the Back Arena Entrance off of Diefenbaker Ct.