Membership Benefits – Updated

Walker’s Greenhouses

Diane Walker of Walker’s Greenhouses in Milford will give our members a 10% discount if they show their PEC Horticultural membership cards.

Society Meeting for November – AGM

300003_smThe meeting began with wonderful food prepared by many of the members.

 

Festival of Trees

The annual County Festival of Trees was held at the Isaiah Tubbs Resort on December 2,3, and 4.

PEC Horticultural trees (member and society donated) display raised $110.

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Photos by Gayla & Rejean – click pictures for large version.

Society Meeting for October 26

Presentation

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More to come. Much more.

Mini Show

Herbs category: Winner – Kathy Bundy [left], Second – Sheila Simmons [middle] and Third – Lise Bois [right]
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Pumpkin category: Winner – Mary Jenkins [left], Second – Sheila Simmons [centre], Third – Kathy Bundy [right]
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Photographs © by Bert Jenkins

Coming soon – very soon

November 30th is the Annual General Meeting for the society. At the Fire Hall as always, come out for 6:00 pm for the Pot Luck Dinner and have a great meal, acknowledge the trophy winners, and hear the plans for next year.

Pot Luck Lunch – August 10

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Bob and Sheila Simmons hosted the members and friends Pot Luck at their home. Good time by all!

President’s Message – Summer 2016

Just returned from the Ontario Horticultural Association Convention in Kitchener/Waterloo. Mennonite gardens-farms and Um Pa Pa bands. Fantastic Seminar by Thelma Beaubien on Gardening for Butterflies. She is also an award winning photographer, author, rears Butterflies through caterpillar stage and records all. She observed that butterflies fly in a north south axis for plants to land on. Book available on line.

NEXT OHA or Garden Ontario Convention is in Richmond Hill on July 21-23, 2017 , OHA Dist. 5. Also Canada’s 150 th birthday. If you have not been to one, experience it before our District 3 with Penny Stewart will be hosting in 2018.

We have 16 Societies. North – Bancroft; South – PEC; W – Trenton; E – Brockville. We will need many volunteers and ideas.

Society Meeting for May 25

Presentation

With the Flower Show (part of the County Garden Show) coming soon, the presentation for the member’s meeting was topical.

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Rose Odell, Vice President OHA, demonstrated the elements of entry preparation for a juried flower show with examples of her own (shown above). Members then went on to prepare their own under guidance and encouragement from Rose.

Mini-Show

Design Arrangement of Garden Flowers

1st Mary Jenkins
2nd Angela Palmer
3rd Sheila Simmons

Display Three spring flowers

1st Angela Palmer

Winner: Display

Winner: Display

Winner: Design

Winner: Design




Design: Third

Design: Third

Design: Second

Design: Second




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Photographs © by Bert Jenkins

Saturday! With Alpacas!

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The Horticultural Society is a not-for-profit branch of the Ontario Horticultural Society, located in Prince Edward County.

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