Bath Gardening Club

a proud member of the Ontario Horticultural Association (OHA)

Photograph: Don Taylor

Meetings are usually held on the third Monday of the month from September through to June
and normally we meet in St. John’s Hall, 216 Church Street in Bath.
Location and time of meetings may vary in 2021-2022.

DateTopic for DiscussionDetails
Monday, October 18, at 2:30 p.m.The Annual General Meeting, and a presentation by Nancy Louwman, Master Gardener, on how fall asters in our gardens are vital to butterflies and moths. To attend in St. John’s Hall, please register in advance by email to:
The Hall’s capacity is only 25 persons, holding vaccination receipts showing 2 valid doses, and wearing masks.
You may also connect via Zoom; please see details in the email dated October 13 sent from the Secretary BGC.

Bath Gardening Club Fall 2021 Newsletter

Trillium – Autumn 2021 , Ontario Horticultural Association. Read about “What’s Happening in Bath!” submitted by Pat Chown on pages 28 – 31.

Autumn weather means that it is Membership time again! Please renew your membership, or register for a new individual or family membership using the online form and instructions.

We need Volunteers! We currently need a Recording Secretary and a General Board member to join our Board of Directors, and also a volunteer to assist the Webmaster. We are a friendly & welcoming group and would love to have you share your experience with the club. Please contact Janice at

Bath Gardening Club Summer Newsletter 2021

How to Save Water with the Clay Pot Irrigation Method – by Amanda MacArthur, Food Gardening Network, Sept. 9, 2021

Fertilizer Sale: our Fritz Mix all natural fertilizer is a blend of bone meal, blood meal, alfalfa meal, soybean meal, epsom salt and wood ash, and is available in 3 lb. bags for $3.75 per bag (members) or $4.00 (non-members).
To order please contact Laurie Minorgan at 613-352-9982 or e-mail
Payment: E-transfer to (autodeposit) OR
cheque payable to Bath Gardening Club or cash at time of pick-up.

An UpTick on Ticks and Lyme Disease video presentation by the Friends of the Napanee River

Grow Me Instead Non-invasive plants for your garden, Ontario Invasive Plant Council

Cornell Lab of Ornithology – All About Birds

The Best Perennials for Pollinators with Niki Jabbour, Lee Valley video

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