Member Meetings

Guests are welcome to attend Member Meetings at a nominal cost of $5 each.
Members may be invited to attend Executive Meetings. Participation is at the invitation of the meeting chair.

Summer Pot Luck Dinner

Date: August 24, 2019

Location: Chez Lise

Past President Lise Bois will be hosting a Summer Pot Luck Dinner at her farm for all PEC Horticultural Society Members. This get together will be in lieu of holding the regular monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month. More details to come.

September Meeting

Date: September 25, 2019

Time: 1900 - 2100

Location: Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street

Speaker and Topic
Peter Fuller (Fuller Native & Rare Plants). Peter’s presentation will be on Native Plants, Seed Collection and Storing. He will have samples and also, some plants for sale.

Mini-show
Design: “Season’s Bounty” – a free-standing design** using fruits, vegetables and flowers
Display: Your most spectacular bloom, vegetable or fruit


October Meeting

Date: October 30, 2019

Time: 1900 - 2100

Location: Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street

Speaker and Topics
Justin Dart (County Arborists Inc.) Justin’s presentation will focus on the Pruning of Trees. He will also be talking about the benefits of pruning, as well as, some ‘how to’ tips and suggestions. Justin will also be providing information on Tree Identification of a dozen or so local trees.

Second Speaker and Topic
Nancy Cole (Master Gardener)
Landscape Bones – Trees and Shrubs.
Nancy’s presentation inwhich she will be making recommendations of what types of trees and shrubs are suitable for including in landscape plans, will tie in with Justin’s presentation of caring for and maintaining trees, etc.

Mini-show
Design: “Autumn Splendor” – Della Robbia Wreath***
Display: “last bloom of summer”


Annual General Meeting

Date: November 27, 2019

Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Location: Picton Town Hall, 2 Ross Street

Dinner and Fellowship (pls bring your own plate(s), cup(s), and flatware).

Presentation to 2019 Trophy winners

Reports to Members

Election of Board members

Mini-show judging

OHA judging standards apply.

Explanation of Design & Display Terms

*parallel design – A design in which three or more groupings are placed in a parallel manner with open spaces between the groupings. Parallel direction may be vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. Design is in one container or containers combined so as to appear as one unit.
** free standing design – A design that is viewed from all sides.
** wreath – A circular design that may or may not be hung. Ribbons and bows may be added.
*** Della Robbia wreath – A circular design of plant materials decorated with fruits, nuts, cones, seed-pods, leaves, berries, etc.