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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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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