Events

 

NEW EVENT
SUNDAY, MAY 28
 
From 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 
 
OHS SPRING HOSTA SALE and SPRING MEETING
 
Tracey Hickman is our special guest speaker from National Insect Control (NIC) to talk about controlling garden pests with beneficial insects.  Perfect Timing AND Tracey will have insects for sale!  
 
 
 

This seminar discusses the good, bad, and ugly bugs that you find in your own backyard. It explains how to use beneficial insects and natural products to control common pest problems such as aphids, slugs, and lawn grubs. 

 

Parking Lot Hosta Sale / Glass Flower Sale

11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Hosta Sale 

 

Hosta Choice Gardens and Goldenbrook Hostas will bring a selection of hostas for sale.  Sue Willamsen will have some of her glass flowers for sale as well.   Cash would be preferred for this event!

 

 

 

Also available for sale will be a selection of NIC’s products including Beneficial Nematodes (garden and lawn) and Praying Mantis (egg cases). You can check out NCI’s website (www.natural-insect-control.com) to pre-order everything from natural pet supplies to Purple Martin houses. 

  

 

 

 

 

Location: Nassagaweya Community Centre, Brookville Hall 2005 Cameron Drive Campbellville, Ontario L0P 1B0 (Part of the Town of Milton)

 

Directions from the 401: Take Guelph Line north 6 km to the Nassagaweya Community Centre at Cameron Drive located on the left at the corner of Guelph Line and Cameron Drive. Guelph Line is one exit west of Highway 25 if you are coming from Toronto or one exit east of Highway 6 south if you are coming from Kitchener

 

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OHS BUS TRIP

 

June 25, 2017

TIME: 8:00 a.m. sharp from Landscape Ontario in Milton 

DON’T FORGET YOUR LUNCH! We will have pop/juice/water with us on the bus. 

 

ITINERARY 

 

Lidia Pezzi in Brampton There are over 130 different varieties of hosta here in a Peel Village property. Some of the hosta are more than 15 years old. 

 

Joseph Covello is also in Brampton Joseph has more than 200 hosta on this 239 foot deep lot in Brampton. He uses lots of hosta at the front of his borders which he says keeps them neat and tidy all season long. 

 

Sandra Leah in Mono Township Sandra’s gardens sit on approximately 3 acres of land with a large pond. She has 400 different varieties and 70 different mini and dwarf conifers. Sandra has graciously opened up her gardens for our lunch spot for the day. 

 

Anna and Bill Barger are in Neustadt Anna and Bill have over 750 hosta and have had some registered last year. 

 

We will finish up our tour with a stop at Shirley and Allan Koch’s Riverbend Gardens to fill our need to feed the Hostaholic in us! 

 

To reserve your seat please contact Sandra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone her toll free at 1-866-742-7155 

 

SEE YOU ON THE BUS ! 

 

 

P.S. We have managed to keep the price at $40.00 again this year! 

 

 

OHS PICNIC/BBQ

July 9, 2017

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Keith Skanes in Burlington

Come and celebrate Canada's 150 birthday with the OHS!    Prizes, games, hostas, hostas and more hostas!

 

Keith Skanes' urban garden 1550 Fisher Ave., Burlington, Ontario 905-319-8649  (RSVP)

BBQ & beverages courtesy of the OHS Remember to bring a lawn chair!  

 

OHS GENERAL MEETING

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th

12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Location: Nassagaweya Community Centre, Brookville Hall 2005 Cameron Drive Campbellville, Ontario L0P 1B0 (Part of the Town of Milton)

 

Directions from the 401: Take Guelph Line north 6 km to the Nassagaweya Community Centre at Cameron Drive located on the left at the corner of Guelph Line and Cameron Drive. Guelph Line is one exit west of Highway 25 if you are coming from Toronto or one exit east of Highway 6 south if you are coming from Kitchener.


Jonathan Hogarth - Will be our special guest speaker from ENGLAND!!

 

 

Jonathan Hogarth is quite well known for his hosta collection in the UK.  This summer he was awarded the Silver-Gilt Medal for his display at the RHS Chelsea Flower show.

 

Jonathan is a National Collections Holder as well as 2015 winner of the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (the first show he displayed at).  
 
Mike Shadrack will be our auctioneer!

 

 

Mark this date and be sure to come!

 

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