Oakville Horticultural Society

Site: Oakville - Mailing Address

Record #: OAK0653
Last Full Update: 05 Jun 2023

Contact Information

E-Mail info.ohs@oakvillehort.org
Website www.oakvillehort.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Veronica Heiderich, President; Email: president.ohs@oakvillehort.org
Alternate Contact Florenda Tingle, Secretary; Email: secretary.ohs@oakvillehort.org
Contact Form oakvillehort.org/wp/?page_id=61

Agency Information

Description (Agency)

An informal group interested in various aspects of horticulture

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1957
Funding Grants - OMAFRA ; Fundraising ; Donations ; Fees - annual membership
Elections AGM second Monday in Dec

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

The society aims to further knowledge of horticulture, stimulating an interest in gardening in the community's youth

  • encourages the beautification of public and private properties
  • partners with Oakville's conservation groups
  • seeks to protect plant diversity in the community forest and wetland areas 

Usual events include:

  • annual garden tour - normally in mid June
  • guest speakers and indoor/and outdoor gardening demonstrations at monthly meetings 
  • flower and photography shows 
  • maintenance of community gardening projects
  • Junior Program which explores different aspects of gardening by having children grow a variety of veggies in individual family plots
  • meetings are held second Mon of each month 7:30 pm, Sep-Jun at Knox Presbyterian Church, Lakeshore Rd. W. and Dunn St.
  • Jr Gardeners program take place Tue 4:30 pm-5:30 pm starting May, Jun and Jul at Oakville Municipal Greenhouse, 1100 Cornwall Road.
  • plant sale: May
  • garden tour: mid-June
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Jr Gardener's Program participants: 6 years and up

Contact for information or visit website

Languages English
Fees Membership - single $20, family (2 adults at the same address) $30 * Junior program - fee for family $75 includes membership in OHS

Site Information

Site Location Knox Presbyterian on Dunn St. for monthly meetings; Oakville Greenhouses on Cornwall Road for Junior Garden Program
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Mailing Address c/o The Secretary 
PO Box 1220 
146 Lakeshore Rd W 
Oakville, ON L6K 0B3
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location

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