2018 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. 8 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
* United Baptist Church
* Installation of 2018 Board of Directors
* Approval of 2018 Budget
* Out on an Apple Limb with Don Smith

Feb. 5 “WINTER SOWING WITH MILK JUGS – An innovative way to Start Seeds”
* United Baptist Church
* Keynote:  Suzanne Hanna
* Plus Seed Saturday

Mar 3. 12TH ANNUAL SEEDY SATURDAY – SAULT STE. MARIE
* Sault College, Essar Hall, M Wing
* 10 am – 3 pm
* Co-sponsored by SSM Horticultural Society and Seeds of Diversity
* Contact Karen to Volunteer at ssmhortsociety@gmail.com

Mar. 5 “GARDEN CAROUSEL: COMPOSTING & RECYCLING IN THE GARDEN”
* United Baptist Church
* Vermicomposting, garden unwantables

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

Mar. 24 DISTRICT #13 ADVISORY MEETING
* 10 am -3 pm
* Location: Blind River Marina
* Brown bag lunch

Apr. 2 No Meeting

Apr. 7 COMMON GROUNDS
* Station Mall
* 10 am – 3 pm
* Contact Halina at 705-297-0533

Apr. 9 “FLOWER SHOW DESIGN ELEMENTS”
* United Baptist Church
* Keynote: Nancy Tibbles with a Visit from Colin Templeton, Food Bank Garden

Apr. 28 HELLO SPRING
* New North Greenhouses
* 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

May 5 DISTRICT #13 AGM
* Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
* Moose Lodge, Elliot Lake
*Call Suzanne Hanna at 705-943-2207 to carpool

May 7  “DESIGNING A GARDEN ACCENT WITH SUCCULENTS”
* Keynote:  Jan Miller
* Plant Sale Assignments

May 19 ANNUAL PLANT SALE
*
8:00 am – 12:00 Noon
* Location: Willowgrove United, 55 Tilley Road

May 26 SUDBURY GARDENING FESTIVAL
*
Saturday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
*Parkside Centre, 140 Durham St., Sudbury
*Contact Suzanne Hanna at 705-943-2207 to carpool

June 4 “GARDEN CAROUSEL: LAVENDER”
* An exploration of its culinary, decorative and medicinal uses
*United Baptist Church

June 11 “OHA’S GARDEN ONTARIO WEEK”
* Create Polinator Nesting Site at Forest Heights Community Garden
*1 Princess Crescent
* 6:30 pm

July 2 No Meeting

July 14 “OPEN HOUSE- FOREST HEIGHTS COMMUNITY GARDEN”
* 1 Princess Crescent
* 1:00 – 4:00 pm
* Gardening demos and refreshments

July 27-29 112th OHA CONVENTION – District #3
* Ambassador Hotel, Kingston ON

Aug. 6 – No meeting

Aug. 11 FLOWER DESIGN SHOW
* Station Mall- location tbd
* 12 -4 pm

Aug. 14 “Roses” with Jeff Marshall
& Work Bee & Social
* Location: Bellevue Park Rose Garden

Sept. 3 No meeting

Sept. 10 “FALL GARDEN BUS TOUR”
* Details to be announced in July 2018

Oct. 1  “FALL HARVEST SUPPER – POTLUCK”
*  Garden Trivia| Flower Show Awards | Plant and Seed Swap

Oct. 27 District #13 Advisory Meeting
* 10 am – 3 pm
* Blind River Marina:  Brown Bag Lunch
* Contact Suzanne at (705) 943-2207 to carpool

Nov. 5 “THE ABC’S OF GROWING MUSHROOMS”
* Keynote: Jeff Marshall
* Photography Competition submissions due
* Hort. Board elections :o)

Dec. 3 Annual Christmas Party & Social
* Location and details TBA

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