April 2018 General Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING HELD APRIL 3rd, 2018 AT THE S. G. NESBITT COMMJUNITY CENTRE Commenced at 1:00 p.m. Adjourned at 3:00 p.m. Pre meeting speaker: Sinclair Russell requested a few minutes to express his concern about how quiet Minden is and […]

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February 2018 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL (POTLUCK) MEETING AT THE MINDEN CATHOLIC CHURCH HELD ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2018 AT 12:00 P.M. NOON Present: President Karen Shirley introduced the head table which included Sharon Ireland, Vice President, Mary Jane Irwin, Treasurer, Shirley Loveland from District 4 and […]

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October 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY OCTOBER 2, 2017  SPEAKER: Hazel & Joel Cook came from just outside of Peterborough to talk about peonies and delphineums. At their home and gardens named Blossom Hill, they grow over 600 varieties of peony! MASTER GARDENER: Carolyn Langdon […]

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September 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING September 5,  2017   MASTER GARDNER: Barbara Kraus spoke to us about saving seeds.  She packed a lot of valuable information into a 10 minute talk. Barbara also had an informative handout  about saving, harvesting, drying, cleaning and storing seeds. […]

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July 2017 General Meeting Minutes

MINDEN & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY JULY 4th 2017 GUEST SPEAKER: Nancee Adams, President of the Orillia Horticultural Society, conducted a workshop on making cement planters, prior to the meeting. At the meeting she explained to those in attendance how to make a planter and […]

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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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