Volunteer Week 2018



On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Wilmot Horticultural Society, here are words from our President:

"As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, I can only think of how privileged Wilmot Horticultural Society is to have so
many dedicated and hard working volunteers in our Society.  As we continue to move forward into the next fifty years with the same enthusiasm and love of community keep in mind that you are all appreciated not only for this week but all year.  Thanks for all you do today, tomorrow and in the future."

Judy Hahn-Yutzi
Wilmot Horticultural Society



We encourage you to renew your WHS membership for 2018 if you have not already done so.

For a cost of only $12, you are supporting the Society in its efforts. Benefits to you as a member include presentations by 9 knowledgeable speakers on a variety of topics, plus special events. You also receive a 10% discount at several local garden centres.

You can renew your membership at any monthly event. or mail a cheque (made out to Wilmot Horticultural Society) to:
Judy Rivers
RR#1 Plattsville ON N0J 1S0


Upcoming Events:

Mon. April 23, 6-8 pm  New Hamburg Board of Trade: Open House.  New Hamburg Community Centre. View proposed plans for revitalization of the downtown area. 

The New Hamburg Thrift Centre will have their annual plant sale during the month of May. They will be accepting plants starting April 26. Label donations with plant name and colour (if possible).

Mon. May 7, 7:00 pm WHS Gardeners' Show & Share; Junior Gardeners' competition. Bring a plant, flower, story or photo to share. There is also a plant and seed swap as well as vendors. Speakers: Lisa Clifford, "Pets in the garden" and Thelma Kessel, "Its a bug eat bug world". Junior Gardeners: contact WHS for details.

Saturday, May 21st, Dandelion Festival, noon - 4pm  Waterloo RIM Park. Free eco-friendly, dandelion-lovin' event with dandelion food, eco-friendly exhibitors, crafts, music, native plant sale and exchange, pollinator-friendly, zero-waste! www.facebook.com/events/187607405342688

May 25-26th, (Fri 5-9 pm; Sat. 7am-3pm) The NH Mennonite Relief sale. Plant tent: looking for donations and volunteers to help with sales. Contact: callmtk@yahoo.com or 519-662-1464  Marlene

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