News from the Deep River and Area Horticultural Society

OHA Trillium Newsletter

The winter version of the Ontario Horticultural Associations Trillium newsletter is now linked on our website. Make a cup of tea, sit for a while and have a look – 20 pages of articles, tips and information about grants and projects. You may be inspired to run a program here in Deep River or perhaps you know of someone that is worthy of being nominated for an award. There are several available. http://www.gardenontario.org/docs/trillium_news_2011-04_winter.pdf

Roses for Sale by the District 9 Societies of the OHA.

The 1812 RoseTM (KORcasima) is the official rose of the 2012 OHA Convention hosted by District 9 societies. The Niagara 1812 Bicentennial Legacy Council designated The 1812 RoseTM (KORcasima), as the official rose of ‘The War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration’. The Bicentennial celebration commemorates 200 years of peace between Canada and the United States.

The 1812 RoseTM (KORcasima) grows three to four foot high, is hardy and disease-resistant, and gardeners will enjoy the prolific preponderance of multi-petal blooms and fragrance.

The deadline for receiving orders is Thursday, March 15th, 2012. Orders may be placed by an individual or as a combined group order by your society or district. Bare Root Plants are $15.00 each (minimum 3).

Download your order form and information: http://www.gardenontario.org/index.php

Art Contest for Grades 1 – 6

We’re having an Art Contest for Grades 1 through 6 in Deep River and Chalk River. The winning drawing with a vegetable theme will be  highlighted on the front cover our 2012 Yearbook. Runner up drawings will be included in the yearbook and all the originals will be used at some of our events during the year. More Info…

Kim Knight

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