WHS Mission

The mission of the Society shall be to provide leadership and assist in the promotion of education and interest in all areas of horticulture and related environmental issues in Wilmot Township.


The objects of a horticultural society are to encourage interest and improvement in horticulture by:

  • holding meetings respecting the theory and practice of horticulture;

  • encouraging the planting of trees, shrubs and flowers on public and private grounds;

  • promoting balcony and community gardening and outdoor beautification;

  • arranging field trips, contests, competitions and exhibitions related to horticulture and awarding prizes;

  • distributing seeds, plants, bulbs, flowers, trees and shrubs;

  • promoting the protection of the environment;

  • promoting the circulation of horticultural information through any media;

  • promoting the benefits of therapeutic horticulture; and

  • stimulating an interest in the study of horticulture.