Russell & District Horticultural Society

The Russell and District Horticultural Society is a group dedicated to developing interest and education in horticulture in gardeners of all ages. The Society promotes the protection of the natural environment and the beautification of the community as well as holds meetings and educational workshops and encourages the planting of trees, shrubs and flowers in the community.

Children's Fantasy Reading Garden

A metal plaque has now been installed at the Russell Library Branch. We are so proud of this wonderful project.

Constitution and By-laws

At our Annual General Meeting in November 2017 we voted to make a change to our Constitution and By-laws.


Past Presidents: Standing - Jon Funston, Carole Van Die, Marcel Beauchamp, sitting - Louise Houle, Pegi Holtz, Grace Stapper, Lindley MacPhail. Absent were Trudy Lentz and Pat Stachon.


Coming Up

Monday, October 15, 2018
Kitchen Gardens
Judith Cox, a master gardener speaking on Kitchen Gardens

Monday, November 19, 2018
RDHS Annual General Meeting
Potluck supper, fun floral craft, games, prizes, annual reports and elections

Monday, January 15, 2019
Growing a Nursery Business
Guest speakers Jane and Tony Hendrix of Meadow Greens Nursery

Monday, February 18, 2019
Wild Orchids of Ontario
Guest speaker Dave Cooper, president of the Ottawa Orchid Society

Monday, March 18, 2019
Floral Design demonstration
Heidi Oeschger will be our guest presenter

For a fulll list of the upcoming meetings and events, go the the Meetings/Events page.




flower shows

junior gardeners


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