Bath Gardening Club

a proud member of the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA)

Photograph: Don Taylor

We are currently meeting via Zoom until further notice. Normally meetings are on the third Monday of the month in St. John’s Hall at 216 Church Street in Bath, at 2:00 pm.
Click here for more 2021 Program details!

DatePresenter & TopicDetails & Registration
Monday, May 17, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. via ZoomAstrid Muschalla, Organic Land Care Professional, on invasive species.Details to follow
Monday, June 21, 2021 at 2:00 via ZoomPat Haslett, one of our expert gardeners, will lead a discussion on local gardening issues.Details to follow

NEWS: The Bath Gardening Club has completed mixing the special blend of all natural fertilizer.  Place orders by May 13, and you may pick up your fertilizer this Friday, May 14th!
Fertilizer Pick-up Day: Friday, May 14th
Time: 10:00 a.m. until noon 
Location: 45 Country Club Drive 
Payment methods:
E-transfer to treasurer@bathgardeningclub.ca (we are set up for autodeposit)
Cheque payable to Bath Gardening Club or cash at time of pick-up
Please note: additional bags of fertilizer will be on hand for sale
The Bath Gardening Club’s annual fertilizer sale is a boost for your garden!

Volunteers needed! We are currently looking for members to join our Board of Directors. We are a friendly & welcoming group and would love to have you share your experience with the club. We need a Recording Secretary, a member for Program Planning, and a General Board member. Please contact Janice at president@bathgardeningclub.ca

Trillium – Spring 2021, Ontario Horticultural Association. Read about “What’s Happening in Bath” by Pat Chown and Don Taylor on page 32.

Bath Gardening Club Spring Newsletter 2021

The University of Guelph Arboretum is presenting a Zoom talk by Sean Fox entitled: Spring Favourites: The Incredible Diversity of the genus Amelanchier (Serviceberries) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 12 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Info & Registration: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arboretum/educationandevents/workshops

DIY potting mix with gardener Niki Jabbour, Lee Valley video

How to Plant Spring Vegetables with gardener Niki Jabbour, Lee Valley video

Creating a Garden for Birds Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology

How to Force Spring-Flowering Branches Lee Valley: The Gardening Journal, Episode 9

Starting seeds? Master Gardeners refer to this Seed-Starting Date Calculator from the website of Johnny’s Selected Seeds, of Winslow, Maine.

Watch this page for dates and information of upcoming gardening events in the community.

The aim of the Bath Gardening Club is to beautify the Village of Bath, Ontario,
to share gardening information with fellow gardeners
and to promote an interest in and enjoyment of gardening and related activities.
New members are always welcome.

2020 Recipient of the Bill Lowry Volunteer Recognition Award from Loyalist Township for the Club’s significant contribution towards the beautification and enrichment of our community
2017  Winner of the OHA Pollinator Haven Award
2016 Winner of the OHA District 3 Appreciation Award for Community Beautification
2014 Winner of the Ted Reed Website Competition, Class 2 of the OHA


Please see the Meeting Schedule (above) for our program of interesting presentations and learning opportunities for both experienced and novice gardeners.
If you would like to attend one of our meetings, you will always be assured of a warm welcome!


The Club appreciates the generous support from the community organizations who help our Club to serve and beautify our Village of Bath.


Drawing: Shirley Miller