Members Only Events
We continue to offer meetings and speakers presenting on a variety of topics. We're starting off the year with virtual events in 2023 and will offer in-person activities May/June/July. We're monitoring Covid concerns and will keep you posted. Our goal is to keep everyone safe, yet engaged!
2023 Meeting Dates & Speakers' Programme - Mark Your Calendars and get ready to see fellow members at the community centre for 3 events!
OUR 2023 SPEAKER EVENTS: This year via Zoom and In Person (*)!
Feb. 15 Anna Leggatt "Raised Beds & Planters"
March 15 Emma Biggs "Trials & Tribulations of a Teenage Tomato Grower"
April 19 Anna Leggatt "Seed Collecting"
IN Person at Thornhill C.C.
May 17* Carol Pasternak "Monarchs, Mexico and a Message of Hope"
June 21* Helen Battersby "Ideas for Designing with Edible Plants"
July 19* Ian McCallum. "All Seasons' Gardening
Resuming Zoom Presentations Online
Sept. 20 Sean James. "Fall Cleanup - The New Green Way"
Oct. 18 SNAP Program. "Learn about What's Going ON"
These 3 meetings will take place at Thornhill C.C. Rooms B1/B2
If you're just getting to know our group, come join one of our events on Zoom. Hear a great speaker, learn some new gardening tips, and get to know us. We know you'll like what you see! Joining with a membership will give you the opportunity to participate in the remaining events of this year:
All Speakers' Presentations
Spring and Fall Plant Sales
Discounts with Garden Centre Partners
Our exclusive Photography Competitions and our Members' Art Shows!
Workshops - TBC
When it is possible to meet in person, we will resume our workshops. Participant fees and location details to come.
Community Beautification through Civic Improvements:
Dates will be announced regarding the planting and maintaining of several community beautification sites. Watch for your monthly newsletter.
Spring and Fall Plant Sales - May 13 and September 9, 2023
These important fundraisers need members to make them happen! Sign up to help organize, and run our two annual plant sales.
Annual Garden Tour
July 9, 2023
Purchase your tickets to participate in this tour of beautiful Thornhill gardens. This event is open to the public so consider bringing your family and friends!
Flower Shows - ON HOLD
Fun and creative showcasing of Members' creations will resume when we are able to meet in person for Speaker presentations.
Membership Tea-July 9, 2023
This is an exclusive members only event! We are resuming this premier event for our members. Want to join us? It's not too late to purchase a membership and be a part of the fun!
Thornhill Terry Fox Run - September 17, 2023
In 2022 our team participated virtually in this annual event that raises funds and awareness for Cancer cures, treatments and support. Join our team in 2023!
Members' Dinner - November 2023: Plans under way
We are working on a year-end dinner back at the Heintzman House - catering, pay per person to participate. Details to come!
Poppy Ceremony -2023 November 10 at 11:00 a.m.
We'll hold an in-person event at the corner of Bayview and John. We also encourage you to participate in virtual ceremonies this year. Take a moment to remember those who have fought for our freedom and for our first responders.
TGHS Lending Library
As a member, you may borrow from a selection of useful horticultural books from our library. Request them and pick them up at the monthly meetings.