Fergus 150th Anniversary Year Final Version Rev1

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Fergus 150th Anniversary Year Final Version Rev1

  1. 4. Fergus & District Horticultural Society 150 th Anniversary Since 1857, we have been dedicated to preserving the horticultural heritage of the town of Fergus, Ontario. Our regular meetings and shows encourage the study of cultivation, propagation, and the principles of design, while sharing common interests and fellowship.
  2. 5. Dedicated to preserving our horticultural heritage
  3. 6. A Year of Celebration 2007 <ul><li>District 7 AGM (April) </li></ul><ul><li>Best Bloomin’ Plant Sale </li></ul><ul><li>“ Digging in the Dirt” flower beds </li></ul><ul><li>Flower and vegetable shows </li></ul><ul><li>A Worms Eye View </li></ul><ul><li>Garden tours (five gardens of distinction) </li></ul><ul><li>Period costumes </li></ul><ul><li>Anniversary dinner </li></ul><ul><li>AGM, potluck and award winners </li></ul><ul><li>www.gardenontario/org.site/php/fergushs </li></ul>
  4. 12. The Garden Tour 2007 <ul><li>Melanie & Rob Marjoram, Belwood </li></ul><ul><li>Darlene & Marc Tremblay, Belwood </li></ul><ul><li>Mary & Vic Reimer, Fergus </li></ul><ul><li>Nina & Rob Drummond, Fergus </li></ul><ul><li>Wellington County Museum </li></ul>
  5. 28. Best Bloomin’ Plant Sale <ul><li>A cold Spring morning in May </li></ul><ul><li>Great day for the plants </li></ul><ul><li>The community lined up early </li></ul><ul><li>$2801.00 was raised </li></ul>
  6. 41. Canada Day Parade <ul><li>July 1 st, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Elora, Ontario </li></ul>
  7. 45. Digging in the Dirt Sites <ul><li>● Templin Gardens ● Hydro Office </li></ul><ul><li>● Terry Fox Park ● Market Square </li></ul><ul><li>● Weigh Scale Building ● Library </li></ul><ul><li>● Post Office ● Chamber Of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>● Bridge & Union Streets ● Town Entrances </li></ul><ul><li>● Victoria Park Seniors’ Centre </li></ul>
  8. 55. 150 th Anniversary  July 28 th , 2007  Wellington County Museum <ul><li>Displays of Our History </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Stephen Thorning, Historian </li></ul><ul><li>Fergus Pipe Band </li></ul><ul><li>“ Best Bloomin’ Bonnet” </li></ul><ul><li>Period Costumes </li></ul><ul><li>Garden Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Anniversary Dinner </li></ul>
  9. 57. Move move
  10. 80. Annual General Meeting 2007 <ul><li>Annual Potluck Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of Honoured Guests </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Flower and Vegetable Show Awards </li></ul>
  11. 100. Our members bring seeds to full bloom Faces of Distinction
  12. 114. A special thank you to those who gathered photos and documents from their personal collections.  Susan Barth & Ken McManus  Fran Binning  Kathy Bouma  Walter Gordon  Joan & Wayne Prowse  Roberta & Rienk Vlietstra
  13. 116. The End <ul><li>Happy Gardening in 2008 </li></ul>

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