Ancaster Horticultural Society, also known as Ancaster Gardeners, is a group of enthusiastic gardeners whose mission is to beautify the Ancaster community and to share our knowledge and love of gardening.
We are a friendly group who welcome visitors and guests. Come and enjoy a speaker, meet new friends and volunteer with us!
What We Do
- We run the annual Trillium Awards program in Ancaster for the 125 most beautiful front gardens.
- Our huge Plant Sale is held on the May long weekend, with loads of perennials and heritage tomato plants. The sale supports our community activities.
- We plant and maintain three Municipal garden areas and the gardens at Fieldcote Park and Museum.
- We decorate the Old Town Hall for Christmas.
- And…we have a lot of fun! Come join us!
We are a registered charitable organization and a member in good standing of the Ontario Horticultural Association.
As members, we share a love of gardening, aim to stimulate an interest in gardening and encourage the beautification of Ancaster’s public and private properties
Why become a member?
Have fun and meet others who love to garden. Share and learn and get your hands in the dirt!
We are a group of enthusiastic gardeners whose mission is to beautify the Ancaster community while encouraging people to become involved and “come dig with us!
Our meetings are held at the Ancaster Old Town Hall on the third Tuesday of each month, with the exception of July, August and December. Our evenings begin at 7:30 pm with a 15 minute social time and our meeting starts promptly at 7:45 pm, followed by our speaker for the evening.
We are a friendly group who welcome visitors and guests any time. Our members cover all age groups and are only too willing to exchange gardening information!
Enjoy sharing or learning of gardening information with other avid gardeners, attend monthly meetings with top-notch speakers and have the opportunity at the end of each meeting to ask questions.
We run and judge the Ancaster Trillium Awards, which allows us to see some of the most wonderful front gardens in Ancaster.
You will receive quarterly newsletters and monthly electronic updates supplying information on all our events and activities.
We hold an Annual Plant Sale, with plants at fantastic prices, on the Saturday of the May long weekend.
Try your creative hand at decorating the Old Town Hall for the season each December.
Get your hands dirty in one of our Municipal gardens or Fieldcote Museum garden projects.
Single Membership: $10.00
Family Membership: $15.00
Guest/Visitor Fee: FREE!
To learn more about our Society, please email us!
Florascape Newsletter, 61 years of beautifying Ancaster. 2022 Winter issue.
Florascape Newsletter, 60 years of beautifying Ancaster. 2021 Fall issue.
The 2021 Heritage and Diamond Trillium Award Winners.