June 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY JUNE 6th, 2017 MASTER GARDENER: Liz Case spoke this evening about growing tomatoes. She talked about the importance of planning which varieties of tomatoes you want to grow. There are two main varieties: determinate—which are much smaller plants, that […]

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May 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY MAY 2nd, 2017 MASTER GARDENER: Carolyn Langdon spoke on “To Till or not to Till” she recommends planting perennials: plant them once and then never disturb the soil again. She talked about some of nature’s tillers, including; earthworms and […]

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April 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY APRIL 4th, 2017 MASTER GARDENER: Heather spoke about rain gardens: working with the rain and moisture that comes into our gardens to our benefit and arranging yourgardens to manage water runoff.  She also encouraged us to let the master […]

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February 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING SAT FEB 4th, 2017 LUNCHEON: *Delicious* GUEST SPEAKER: Liz Case introduced the guest speakers from: Burley’s Gardens: Margaret Burley and her husband, Bob, (who claimed to be there only for moral support). Margaret spoke on “African Violets, Air Plants, Orchids, […]

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November 2016 AGM Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NOVEMBER 1, 2016 *** Please note:  These minutes have yet to be adopted.  They will be adopted at our November 2017 AGM.  They are posted here now for your information *** MASTER GARDENER: Janice Hardy spoke to us this […]

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July 2016 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY July 5, 2016   MASTER GARDNER: Liz Case spoke about “The Terrible 26”. These are insects that attack our vegetable gardens. Liz gave a short, interesting talk on a few of the insects. There were handouts on “The Terrible […]

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October 2016 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY October 4, 2016 MASTER GARDNER: Carolyn Langdon opened our meeting this evening with a short but informative talk on “Caterpillars & Worms”. Carolyn stated that 99.9% of insects are beneficial to humans. Without these insects life on earth as […]

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April 2016 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY April 5th 2016 MASTER GARDENER: Beneficial Insects- Presented by Lou Loree. Lou presented a power point presentation on a great number of beneficial insects for our gardens grouped into 4 categories: Pollinators: Bees and Wasps, Flies, Butterflies and Moths […]

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September 2016 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY September 6, 2016 MASTER GARDNER: Pauline Plooard spoke about “Insect Problems in Haliburton County”. One such insect is the Cedar Leafminer which feed inside the leaves of cedar trees when they are in the caterpillar stage, causing the leaves […]

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August 2016 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY August 2, 2016 GUEST SPEAKER: Our guest speaker this evening was Joanne Nichols from Country Rose. Joanne has been employed at Country Rose for 29 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge, experience and creativity. The theme […]

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