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.

Hamilton Road Christmas House Tour

December 8, 2018 - 10am to 4pm

Tickets are only $25 and you can get them at Beyond the House or Academie du Gourmet Acedemy.

Living Locally Fair

The Living Locally Fair is back! For the 11th year in a row and you won't want to miss it. Mark your calendar now!

Saturday, January 19, 2019
9:30am to 4pm
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School
1211 South Russell Road, Russell

Garden Ontario Videos

The Ontario Horticultural Association now has a YouTube channel where you can watch all kinds of videos about gardening.

Visit the Garden Ontario YouTube Channel to watch and learn.

100 Trees for 100 Years

The Russell and District Horticultural Society is turning 100 years old in 2019! To help celebrate, and to look towards the next 100 years, RDHS wants to mark the occasion by helping to make our community greener!

To find out more details, check out the 100 Trees for 100 Years page.

Orders are being accepted now and will continue until March 31, 2019.

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.


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

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Hamilton Road Christmas Tour
Click here to see the poster.

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Living Locally Fair
This popular event is back for the 11th year in a row!

Monday, January 21, 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.




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