Bath Gardening Club

a proud member of the Ontario Horticultural Association 

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.
Friends and new members are always welcome.

Please see the Meeting Schedule and consider attending one of our meetings
where you can be assured of a warm greeting!

News !

Bath’s Earth Day Clean Up was again a huge success thanks to Roberta at Fast Freddies, Loyalist Township, and the tireless efforts of village residents, evident in the photos captured by Don Taylor on April 22, 2023. Thank you, Don.

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

Monday, March 21, 2022 details to follow Natural lawn care & soil healthEnviro Masters Lawn Care
April 2022 details to followWorkshop on making seed bombs
May 2022 details to followHolistic garden hardscaping
June 2022 details to followComposting methods
Past meeting:
Monday, February 21, 2022 via Zoom, with Business meeting at 2:00 p.m. & presentation at 2:30.“My Beauty from Bulbs” with Ken Brown, Horticultural consultant & authorKen Brown, Author of “Dallying in the Dirt” at 2:30 p.m. See Zoom meeting link in February 8 email from the Secretary BGC.

Backyard Birds: Listen Up! – presentation by Kyle Blaney, March 8, 2022; sponsored by the Friends of the Salmon and Napanee Rivers, via Zoom

Planning your Food Garden, Selecting, Planting and Saving Seeds – presentation by Dr. Cathy Christie to the Bath Gardening Club, January 17, 2022

OHA Trillium Newsletter Winter January 2022 – See pages 20-24 for “What’s Happening in Bath” by Pat Chown.

Bath Gardening Club Winter 2021-2022 Newsletter – get inspired for the 2022 gardening challenge, learn about milkweed seed bombs, native asters and more !

University of Guelph Arboretum Virtual Workshops 2022

Jumping Worms Alert and Prevention, Halton Master Gardeners

Interested in becoming a Member? You can sign up online! Register for a new individual or family membership, or renew your current membership by using the online form and payment options, including e-transfer, on our Join Now! page .

We need Volunteers! We currently need a President, Vice-President, Publicity Secretary, and a general Board Member to join our Board of Directors. We are a friendly & welcoming group and would love to have you share your experience with the club. Please contact Janice at

Interested in making a donation to the Bath Gardening Club? Please see the Join Now! page and the Payment Methods for Dues and Donations. Thank you for your support.

Fertilizer for spring planting. Our Fritz Mix all natural fertilizer contains bone meal, blood meal, alfalfa meal, soybean meal, epsom salt and wood ash, and is sold 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 by
cheque payable to Bath Gardening Club, or cash at pick-up.

Quinte Botanical Gardens, Frankford, Ontario will re-open in June 2022

Pollinator Network at Cornell College of Agriculture and Live Sciences

Ontario Wild Flowers – An online field guide

Remember to check our Resources page for more gardening information!

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

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

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

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