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This year's garden and flower show is taking place March 9th through 18th in the Enercare Building at Exhibition Place, Toronto.  This year’s theme is “Let's Go To The Movies”, celebrating all things cinema.

If you go by car:  The main entry, Princes Gate, is closed again this year.  If heading west on Lakeshore Blvd., continue past Strachan and enter the grounds via Newfoundland Drive.  Going east, there are two entrances from Lakeshore -- Ontario Drive and Newfoundland Drive. enjoy tasty treats and lovely decorations.  Our December 6th meeting will feature:

  • Sandwiches, sweets and mulled cider
  • The Christmas Design, Photography and Craft Show -- Please drop off your entries between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.  Judging will take place shortly after 5:00.
  • A presentation by Yona Stadke on "Christmas Plants and Arranging"
  • The annual greenery exchange

As always, guests and new members are welcome.


Well, our summer break is over and it’s time for the monthly CHS meetings to start again.

Please join us this Wednesday, Sept. 6th, at the Columbus Community Center, 232 Spencer Street East (at D’Arcy).  Refreshments are available at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  Guests ($5 fee) and new members are always welcome.

Our guest speaker, Dan Cooper, will be giving a talk entitled "Gardening From a Hammock".  Doesn’t that sound like an intriguing topic?


The new Quinte Botanical Gardens had their grand opening on August 1st.  The Gardens are located at 664 Glen Ross Road in Frankford and are open Thursdays through Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Admission is $10 per person, with children under 6 years of age admitted free.  Note:  The Gardens are presently not set up to accept debit or credit cards.

More information is available on the Gardens’ website:


Mark August 5th on your calendars. 

The Cobourg Horticultural Society is presenting our annual Summer Flower, Fruit, Vegetable and Photography Show and Tea, Aug. 5, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., at the Cobourg Public Library (200 Ontario Street).  Admission is free.

Everyone is welcome.  Please drop by to admire the displays and stay for a cup of tea.

Donations for tea and goodies are gratefully accepted.


This year's garden tour is being hosted by the Grafton Horticultural Society.  The tour is scheduled for Sunday, July 9th, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Click on 2017 Tour Brochure for information on the gardens that await your viewing pleasure.