Dunnville Horticulture Society

Program Night Minutes: January 2023




6:30pm.    Doors Open. Purchase your Ways and Means tickets. Enjoy a coffee or tea. Memberships Can be        Purchased.


7:00pm.    Welcome by Petra Kruis-Daly , DHS Vice-President. Treasurer’s Report is Posted on the back wall.  Questions can be directed to our Treasurer Ellen Guenther.


7:10pm.    Business at Hand

  • Thank you to Marlene Link for her continued articles in the Sachem, and also to Susan and Brad Emery for their Get Growing column in the Haldimand Press
  • Reminder we are participating in Lug A Mug – Please bring your own reusable mug.
  • DHS is partnering with the Haldimand Hort Society in 2023 to do a joint Seedy Saturday event. This will take place at the arena in Cayuga. The confirmed date is April 29th 2023. Save the date!
  • Ways and Means Table: Get your tickets before the Program begins tonight, or at the break – This is a great time to regift some of those Christmas Gifts.  
  • Plants for our upcoming Planting Days have been ordered. Thank you Deb Z and Konkles Greenhouses.
  • Thank you to everyone who brought the finger foods for break today, Much Appreciated.
    • Lions Home and Garden Show is a go…dates April 13,14,15 of 2023.  Volunteers needed to organize, set up and man our booth.  DHS will carry the cost of the booth
    • Possible upcoming project. Crochet Poppies – who is interested, who knows how, do we want to do this for Centennial park ?
    • Idea being thrown around: Are members interested in returning to paid workshops and/or garden tours? Bus Tours? Show of Hands/Thoughts?
    • Suggestion Box will once again be available by the registration desk.
    • Upcoming: Bring A Friend Month. How it Works! Bring a friend to the April Meeting, get a ballot for a draw, they sign up as a member and you get a second ballot.


  • Dates to Remember:
    • February 16th, next Program Night – TBA
    • April 13-15 – Lions Home and Garden Show – Booth Theme is Flower Power
    • April 20th – Bring a friend month.
    • April 29th 2023 – Seedy Saturday Cayuga Arena


7:45pm.    Break for Refreshments


8:00pm.   Presentation by Jenn Miller (Corresponding Secretary) and Ellen Guenther (Treasurer) 

Who are your Favorite Youtube Gardeners? 


8:45pm.    Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

  • Ways and Means draws (Betty Ballenger and Gwen VanNatter)
  • Meeting Adjourns


Thanks to all our Board Members and volunteers who made tonight’s evening possible!  Together we all work together to make our Society a success!