2019 Events

REMINDER:  Doors open at 6:30 pm for socializing and light refreshments by donation.  Meeting starts at 7 pm. 

Most society events are open to the public. If you have any questions, email us at ssmhortsociety@gmail.com.

Jan. 7 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
* United Baptist Church
* Installation of 2019 Board of Directors
* Approval of 2019 Budget
* Armchair Tour “Mosaiculture 2018 Gatineau” with Lorraine DeFazio

Feb. 4 “PUT A LID ON IT”
* United Baptist Church
* Keynote:  Jessica Laidley, Harvest Algoma
* Plus Seed Saturday

Mar 2. 13TH ANNUAL SEEDY SATURDAY – SAULT STE. MARIE
* Sault College, Essar Hall, M Wing
* 10 am – 3 pm
* Co-hosted by SSM Horticultural Society and Seeds of Diversity
* Contact Karen to Volunteer at ssmhortsociety@gmail.com
* Contact Susan for more information 705-943-2207

Mar. 4 “THE NITTY GRITTY OF SOIL BASICS”
* United Baptist Church

Mar.  9 “DESBARATS – SEEDY SATURDAY CENTRAL ALGOMA”
* CASS. Desbarats
* 10 am – 3 pm

Mar. 23 DISTRICT #13 ADVISORY MEETING
* 10 am -3 pm
* Location: Spanish
* Brown bag lunch
*Contact Suzanne at 705-943-2207 to carpool

Apr. 1 “LET’S GET DOWN AND DIRTY”
*  United Baptist Church
*  Learn how to prepare spring garden beds

Apr. 27 HELLO SPRING
* New North Greenhouses
* 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
* Contact Susan Richards at 705-779-1088 for more informatoin

May 4 DISTRICT #13 AGM
* Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
* Bruce Station Community Hall, Bruce Station
*Call Suzanne at 705-943-2207 to carpool

May 6  “BULLETPROOF PLANTS FOR YOUR PERENNIAL GARDEN”
* United Baptist Church
* Plant Sale Planning and Assignments

May 18 ANNUAL PLANT SALE!
*
8:00 am – 12:00 Noon
* Location: Willowgrove United Church, 55 Tilley Road
* Call Suzanne at 705-943-2207 for more information

May 25 SUDBURY GARDENING FESTIVAL
*
Saturday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
*Parkside Centre, 140 Durham St., Sudbury
*Contact Suzanne at 705-943-2207 to carpool

June 3 “TAKE A WALK IN NATURE WITH THE SAULT NATURALISTS”
* Meet at the Canal National Historic Site – Administration Building
* 6:00 pm
* Come dressed for weather!

July 13 “PEOPLE’S CHOICE FLOWER SHOW”
* Location and details available at the May 6General Meeting

July 19-21 113th OHA CONVENTION – District #11
* Best Western Hotel, Windsor ON
* “Theme” – “Come to the Deep South Where Everything Grows”
*
Visit http://www.gardenontario.org for more details

Aug. 12 “GARDEN BUS TOUR”
* Meet at United Baptist Church, 41 Malabar Drive lower parking lot for 5:30 pm
* Bus departs for Garden Tour (est. 2.5 hrs) at 6:00 pm SHARP
* Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $20 per person
* Contact Suzanne Hanna at 705 943-2207 or Wendy Bingham at 705 942-0338 to purchase
*
There will be door prizes and refreshments following the tour in the church hall.

Sept. 9  “FALL HARVEST SUPPER – POTLUCK”
* Doors open at 5:30 pm; dinner starts at 6:15 pm
* Garden Trivia| Flower Show Awards | Plant and Seed Swap

Oct. 7  “PUMPKIN POSSIBILITIES!”

Oct. 26 District #13 Advisory Meeting
* 10 am – 3 pm
* Blind River Seniors Cultural Centre:  Brown Bag Lunch
* Contact Suzanne at 705-943-2207 to carpool

Nov. 4 “SEED TO SPREAD” Learn all about Mustard
* Photography Competition submissions due
* Hort. Board elections :o)

Dec. 2 Annual Christmas Party & Social
* Location and details TBA

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