Founded in 1929, DHS is a welcoming group of people of all ages and gardening stages. Our monthly program nights (3rd Thur. of month/Sept-June) are held 7-9pm at the Dunnville Optimist Club Hall, 101 Main St. E. They are free and open to everyone. Our 17 Junior Gardeners add energy to our group of 243 members. In 2016, our membership logged over 2400 volunteer hours. We are excited to see what 2017 brings.

Box 274 Dunnville, Ontario N1A 2X5, Canada


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Canada 150 Events Canada Day

Join the fun family friendly celebrations for Canada 150 Events Canada Day: 8-10am breakfast at Dunnville Optimist Hall, 11am-2pm Central Park Celebration-family friendly activities. Everyone is welcome!    

Gardens to visit

The gardens of Beth Powell and Ken Sherwood are not to be missed. They have been featured in several magazines. Spreading over 50 acres with 5 ponds, there are several whimsical perennial gardens and a large vegetable garden. This year you are invited to attend "Christmas in July".
440 Concession 1 Road Canfield
-take hwy #3 to #56. Turn right onto #56. Turn right on Con. 1 Rd.
Petra Kruis-Daly  is opening her 21 acre property to the public as well. View many perennial gardens, ponds or wander the trails trough meadows and new forestation. Check out the vegetable, fruit and herb garden.
215 Windecker Rd. Cayuga
-go north on Windecker from Hwy #17 from either Dunnville or Cayuga.
Mary Galli will also have her 10 acre property open for viewing. This is a country-like park setting featuring many flowerbeds scattered around several lawns, surrounded by mature trees and shrubs.
226 Windecker Rd. Cayuga
-from Dunnville take Hwy #17, turn right on Windecker.
-from Cayuga take Hwy #17, turn let on Windecker.

Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society 26th Annual Garden Tour

Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL), one of the loveliest towns in Ontario, invites you to the 26th Annual Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society’s Garden Tour, Saturday July 8th, 2017 10 am – 4 pm rain or shine, in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake. Situated on the south shore of Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River, Niagara-on-the-Lake is easy to reach via the QEW highway from southern Ontario and the northeastern USA. This self-guided garden tour attracts over 1,000 visitors and highlights volunteerism in action with dedicated and creative service from over 100 volunteers and year-long planning efforts. The 2017 Garden Tour will showcase ten impressive residential gardens all located in downtown, historic Niagara-on-the-Lake. The gardens offer vistas of horticultural and natural transformations, integrating forest to garden, lovely courtyards and creative garden styles ranging from casual to formal. All gardens provide great ideas for creating privacy, colour, texture, scents and incorporating edible plants and vegetables into residential landscapes. Local musicians and visual artists at many of the gardens will enhance your garden tour experience. All proceeds from the tour support the Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society’s non-profit activities including enhancing local public garden spaces, presenting monthly lectures of horticultural and environmental interest throughout the year, creating flower arrangements for seniors, offering bursaries to students, organizing plant exchanges and encouraging environmental stewardship in the region. We thank our Showcase Sponsor, Mori Gardens Design & Garden Centre, and our Presenting Sponsor, Three Amigos Landscaping and all our other community sponsors and homeowners who graciously assisted with and supported the tour. Advance tickets are $12 each on-line or at the locations below. Tickets purchased on Saturday, July 8th are $15 (cash only) at Mori Gardens or at all of the 10 gardens 10 am – 4pm. Tickets and garden map are available on-line at: www.notlhortsociety.com/gardentour.html Tickets can be purchased in person at these locations: Mori Gardens Design & Garden Centre, 1709 Niagara Stone Road, NOTL Seaway Gardens & Farms, 175 Lakeshore Road, NOTL NOTL Chamber of Commerce, 26 Queen Street, in the Court House NOTL

Mississauga Garden Festival

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