Garden Tours

The Hidden Gems of Forest Park

Garden Tour and Tea

July 06, 2017.

5:00pm - 9:00pm

An Evening Stroll of Discovery ($10/person)

Our Garden Tour is on a Thursday evening in July. You will park your car, and explore the area of lovely homes and gardens behind the Orangeville District Secondary School close to the centre of town. There are 7+ beautiful gardens to explore and admire along two well established streets. During your visit you will enjoy an "evening tea" including a sandwich, squares and refreshing drink as well as a musician adding to the ambiance in one of the gardens on a warm summer evening. The cost for this lovely evening is $10.00 - tickets will be available at Dufferin Garden Centre, Orangeville Flowers and Booklore.

Local Garden Bus Tour

July 11, 2017.

Local Garden Tour

More information to follow.

Ontario Coach Garden Tour

July 19, 2017.

Coach Garden Tour

*You must be a member to attend this event.*

A coach trip to Ontario gardens of special interest . We will be visiting the Collingwood, Thornbury area this summer.

2016 Garden Tours

2015 Garden Tours

Flower Shows

*The following Classes are brief descriptions, please refer to Yearbook for complete details.*

May 09, 2017.

Design Divison


  • 1. S.P. “Canada’s Celebration” – your interpretation.
  • 2. S.P. “Snow Melt” – design to show visible use of water.
  • 3. S.P. “Rain Drops” – a small design. (13.9cm to max 25.4cm in any one dimension.)

June 13, 2017.

Design Divison


  • 1. S.P. “Recycled Beauty” – design using a recyclable or re-purposed container, (must use a non-returnable container.) Winning entry to be presented to the family of Daphne Scaife.
  • 2. S.P. “Moving Up the Ladder” – a line design; your interpretation.
  • 3. S.P. “Toadstool” – a fresh miniature design.

September 12, 2017.

Design Divison


  • 1. S.P. “Rainbow Bright” - your interpretation.
  • 2. S.P. “Country Charm” - bouquet.
  • 3. S.P. “Pin Cushion” - a small all around design. (13.9cm to max 25.4cm in any one dimension.)

Notes:Refer to definition of Line design in O.J.E.S available from flower show chair. Novice designers; please refer to definition of novice on page 34 of your yearbook. Must note on entry tag that they are novice. A separated class for novice entries will be made for each design class in each flower show.

2016 Flower Shows

2015 Flower Shows

Annual Events

Workshop: Pruning

April 01, 2017. *Rain Date: April 08, 2017.

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Thom Robinson's House: 307209 Hockley Road, Orangeville. 3.2 kms east from Hwy 10, across from 1st Line.

Tools, techniques and insights on pruning. Bring your favourite pruners!

Workshop: Herb Planter

May 13, 2017.

10:00am - 12noon

Seniors Centre, 26 Bythia Street, Orangeville.

Make your own planter, all materials supplied. Learn about planting, growing and usage.

Plant Sale

June 03, 2017.

8:00 - 12 noon (or until sold out!)

Thom’s House: 307209 Hockley Road, Orangeville. 3.2 kms east from Hwy 10, across from 1st Line.
*Watch for signs.

Annuals, perennials, shrubs and much much more. Be there bright and early to get the best of what we've got!

*If you can assist on Sale Day please contact Thom Robinson at a meeting or by calling 519-942-0779. Donations of potted plants may be left at the bottom of Thom’s driveway at any time.

*Please mark all plants with name/colour if known.

Photography Competition

December 12, 2017.

Seniors Centre: Annual Awards Night and Christmas Party

Please review full competition details HERE.