Jan
17
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Kerri Weller - Botanical Art: History and Contemporary Aspects

"Kerri Weller is a contemporary botanical artist, specializing in realistic, classical paintings of the plant world.

BOTANICAL ART | Expressing the beauty of the plant world.
Kerri’s paintings bring together art and science to create precise and graceful plant portraits. Her style is characterized by classical techniques in oil and watercolour, a strong design aesthetic, accuracy and attention to detail.

Trained as a graphic designer and medical illustrator, Kerri is equally at home painting for fine art and commercial markets. Her work has a variety of commercial applications from food and product design, to greeting cards and editorial illustration."


Fee: $4 for non-members
Notes: Mini flower show, opportunity table and light refreshments to follow

Mini Show:
1. "My Favourite Season Is..." a photo of your favourite season
2. "What's Blooming at My House" houseplant or bulb currently blooming
3. Your interpretation of "Happy New Year 2019" (flower arrangment, photo, craft, etc)

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Feb
21
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Anne Clark-Stewart - Show What You Grow

'Show What You Grow'  and 'Changes in the new Ontario Judging and
Exhibiting Standards'.

Fee: $4 for non-members
Notes: Mini flower show, opportunity table and light refreshments to follow

Mini Show:
1. "Snowflake Beauty" photo, drawing, or other medium showcasing the intricate beauty of snowflakes
2. "Be my Valentine" - a design of your choice
3. Your choice. Any item, plant, etc. you would like to share

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Nov
15
6:30 PM18:30

Potluck Dinner, Annual General Meeting & Awards Night


PROGRAM FOR THE EVENING

Welcome
Blessing & Dinner
AGM:
Call for nominations from the floor
In memoriam
President’s Report
Treasurer’s Report, Appointment of Auditors
OHA special guest: Sheila King (District 2 Executive)
Board of Directors (changes/elections)
Dessert
Long-time Members
Nepean Horticultural Society Constitution
(update)
Awards & Trophies
Door Prizes
Closing Remarks

(Nov. 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019)

Note: The AGM is for NHS Members and invited guests. Memberships can be purchased/renewed online or at the greeters table.

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Oct
18
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Mary Anne Van Berlo - Putting Your Garden to Bed

Fee: $4 for non-members
Notes: Mini flower show, opportunity table and light refreshments to follow

Mini Show:
1. "Just leaf it alone..." A small arrangement showcasing the beauty of Autumn
2. What is still blooming in your garden? Any perennial or annual from your garden, 1 stem, stalk or spray
3. "Gorgeous Gourds" a small arrangement of seasonal gourds

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Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Moe Garahan (alt Jordan Bouchard) - Just Food: What's it all About

Moe Garahan | Executive Director | Just Food

"Moe has been working on food and farming issues in Ottawa since 1995.  She was part of the founding teams in Ottawa for the Good Food Box, the Community Gardening Network and Just Food itself.  Since 2004, she has been the Executive Director of Just Food, working with teams to build a range of community-based, long-term initiatives to integrate food access and food localism within the mixed urban and rural settings of the Ottawa region."

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Mar
15
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Emma Terrell- Creating Succulent Terrariums

website: The Urban Botanist
email: theurbanbotanist@outlook.com
telephone: 613-415-4070

Fee: $4 for non-members
Notes: Mini flower show, opportunity table and light refreshments to follow

Mini Show:
1. Forced branch, 1 any type, named
2. "Luck of the Irish" green foliage houseplant
3. Your choice - share a hobby project

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Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Mary Reid (Green Thumb Garden Centre) - 'Edibles in the Garden' - incorporating edible plants into your flower garden

Fee: $4 for non-members
Notes: Mini flower show, opportunity table and light refreshments to follow

Mini Show:
1. "Beautiful Winter" - a photograph you took of a winter scene. 
2. "Be my Valentine" - a design of your choice, featuring red flowers.
3. Your choice. Any item, plant, etc. you would like to share.

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Oct
19
7:30 PM19:30

Guest Speaker - Julianne Labreche - Getting Rid of Your Lawn

Fee: $4 for non-members
Notes: Mini flower show, opportunity table and light refreshments to follow

Mini Show: 
1. "Apples, Apples" - any design featuring a minimum of 5 apples
2. What is still blooming in your garden? Any perennial or annual from your garden, 1 stem, stalk, or spray.
3. Your choice - any entry you would like to share.

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