2017 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. 9 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
* United Baptist Church
* Installation of 2017 Board of Directors
* Approval of 2017 Budget
* Gardening for Butterflies

Feb. 6 “ALL ABOUT COFFEE”
* United Baptist Church
* Keynote:  Shane Hoffman

Mar 4. 10TH ANNUAL SEEDY SATURDAY
* 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. 6 “HYDROPONICS”
* United Baptist Church
* Keynotes:  The Garden Side

Mar. 25 DISTRICT #13 ADVISORY MEETING
* 10 am -3 pm
* Location: Blind River Marina
* Brown bag lunch
* Contact Suzanne at 705-759-2893 to carpool

Apr. 3 “HORTICULTURAL THERAPY”
* United Baptist Church
* Keynote:  Mary Maggini, S.A.H.

Apr. 22 COMMON GROUNDS
* Station Mall
* 10 am – 4 pm
* Contact Halina at 705-253-3877

Apr. 29 HELLO SPRING
* New North Greenhouses
* Details to be announced

May 1  “GARDENING WITH RAISED BEDS”
* Keynote:  TBD
* Plant Sale planning

May 6 DISTRICT #13 AGM
* Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
* Knox United Church, Manitowaning
*Call Suzanne at 705-759-2893 for more information

May 20 ANNUAL PLANT SALE
*
8:00 am – 12:00 Noon
* Location: TBA
*Contact Suzanne at 705-759-2893 for more information

May 27 GARDENING FESTIVAL
*
Saturday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
*Parkside Centre, 140 Durham St., Sudbury
*Contact Suzanne at 705-759-2893 to carpool

June 5 “RHUBARB”
* Keynote: TBA
*United Baptist Church

July 3 “BERRY PATCH”
* Keynote: TBA
*United Baptist Church

July 8 “HERITAGE PERENNIALS”
* Keynote: Troy Post
* New North Greenhouses, details TBA

July 21-23 111th OHA CONVENTION – District #19
Theme  “Green from Shore to Shore
* Richmond Hill ON.  http://www.gardenontario.org

Aug. 12 FLOWER AND VEGETABLE SHOW
* Station Mall (Sears Court)* Entries accepted 7:00 – 9:00 am
* Judging from 10 am – 12:00 noon

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

Sept. 11 Harvest Potluck Supper
*  Garden Trivia
*  Plant and Seed Swap

Oct. 2  “Sweet & Savoury Squashes”
*  Speaker:  Susan Wilding
*  Plant and Seed Swap

Oct. 28 District #13 Advisory Meeting
10 am – 3 pm
Blind River Marina:  Brown Bag Lunch
Contact Suzanne at (705) 759-2893 to carpool

Nov. 6 “Christmas Decorating Trends”
Speaker Suzanne Wilson
Photography Competition submissions due
Hort. Board elections :o)

Dec. 4 Annual Christmas Party & Social
Location and details TBA

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