Dear Members of Lincoln Garden Club and Horticultural Society...
Welcome to our new community website! We intend to make this a place where members can find the most current club and gardening news, community events, dates and information on club meetings & presenters as well as details of preparations for the Annual Plant Sale. Here you will also find links to news and other gardening resources within our community.
This website is a beginning. There is room to flesh this out, room for it to grow. It's a seed and we are the gardeners. We welcome your input. We have space for member written articles, pictures of your garden successes (or failures!) even your videos. This is a community garden.
And..... don't forget! In inclement weather check this space for possible cancellations first. This is where they will be posted!
In The News...
Seedy Saturday is back! Saturday February 10th at 9 o'clock at the Thorold Senoirs Centre, 8 Carlton Street, Thorold. Garden & Seed Vendors, Speakers and more! Click on the image for details.
Feb 14th at 7 PM, Lincoln Rotary Club presents "Dirt to Devils: Soil Stewardship & Invasive Species" presented by Sean James as the second talk of their Eco-Series at Beamsville's Flemming Centre.
Stokes Seeds Closes Retail Store! Stokes Seeds has closed its retail store and moved to mail and online only with a $125.00 minimum order. They will no doubt be missed by home gardeners in Lincoln and Niagara. We wish this longstanding Niagara business continued success as they move toward commercial sales only format. Fortunatley our members can can still buy locally at William Dam Seeds in Dundas who were nice enough to offer the Lincoln Garden Club a tour of their facility for last summer's field trip (which was unfortunately rained out!).
Come To A Meeting!
Join us at one of our friendly meetings, held on the third Saturday of the month from January to April and September to November. This month's general meeting and presentation will be held at Rittenhouse Hall, 4890 Victoria Ave N, Vineland, Ontario.
Join us for our next general meeting on March 16 - 9:30 am Rittenhouse Hall, Vineland Station. Our featured presentation will be "Gardening for Biodiversity" with Liz Benneian, Chair of Biodiversity and Climate Action Collective Niagara. Coffee and conversation begins at 9:30, 10 o'clock business meeting followed by our featured presenter.
Membership is open to ALL interested parties without restriction, regardless of your gardening experience, age or gardening interests.
For a small annual membership fee of $5.00 you will have access to our annual "members-only" garden tour in June or July, weather dependent; our monthly meetings, guest speakers, garden tours, activities, social gatherings, pot luck events, field trips and other membership activities. Our many members and volunteers are active in local planting projects around Town Hall, Mt. Osbourne Cemetery, Rose Cottage Hospice, Balls Falls and the Millennium Forest, among others. We encourage our members to get involved, volunteer, and learn and grow in their knowledge of and appreciation for gardening!
WELCOME to the Lincoln Garden Club and Horticultural Society website! We are pleased to offer a rich experience of information, education, social engagement, activities, field trips, and so much more to our passionate and engaged members.
Since 1993, we have promoted not only the love of gardening, but also the importance of restoring, improving and protecting our environment through beautification and preservation of flora (plants found in our region) and vegetation (plants and trees collectively). These plants form the foundation of our ecosystem, absorbing sunlight and carbon dioxide and providing us with oxygen, food and habitat for every living thing. Plant life is essential to our longevity and well being. Your time here browsing through our site and your interest in joining our community speaks to your wisdom and connection to nature and your commitment to preserving our environment for our enjoyment and for the enjoyment of future generations to come.
The Town Of Lincoln
The Town of Lincoln was born on January 1st 1970 with the amalgamation of the communities of Beamsville, Vineland, Jordan, Campden, Rockway & Tintern. The Niagara region is known as an agricultural powerhouse and Lincoln lies at the heart of it, situated in a 7A plant hardiness zone which is only found in two other locations in Canada; Windsor, Ontario and the west coast of British Colombia. As a result, Lincoln has become a centre for greenhousing, tender fruit farming and home of the famous "Beamsville Bench" wine producing region. Though increasingly a tourist destination it remains as always a haven for Canadian gardeners!
Lincoln Links... Wikipedia.org "Lincoln Ontario"
Vineland Reseach & Innovation Centre
The Friends Of Lincoln History
News & Events From NPCA
Niagara Envirothon is back!
High school teams are invited to join this experiential learning opportunity and engage with professionals in forestry, wildlife, aquatics, and soils. Click on image to enlarge!
Take advantage of these volunteer opportunities:
March Break Camp: Monday March 11-Friday March 15, 9am-3pm
Community Events and Engagement Opportunities: