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Get Involved with the Sudbury Horticultural Society

We are always seeking passionate volunteers to support our work in the community. Learn about our projects and ongoing initiatives and contact us today if you are interested in joining us. Please also visit our events page to learn how you can get involved in an upcoming event. 

Monthly Meeting

Join the Sudbury Horticultural Society for an upcoming monthly Society General Meeting where you can learn about gardening, horticulture, agriculture, and more from our diverse and engaging guest speakers. 

John Street Park

The Sudbury Horticultural Society plants and maintains a beautiful park at the corner of Paris Street and John Streets. Volunteers are invited to join us in continuing this community project. 

Ugliest Schoolyard Contest

Our members provide advice and work with students, teachers, and parents to naturalize and beautify the grounds of the winner of the ‘ugliest schoolyard’ contest each autumn.

Open Garden Weekend

Self-guided tours of noteworthy local gardens are coordinated by the Society every summer.

Gardeners Day at the Sudbury Market

The Sudbury Horticultural Society has partnered with the Sudbury Market to host a day for gardeners each spring.

Spring Plant Sale

The Sudbury Horticultural Society holds a yearly Spring Plant Sale in conjunction with the Sudbury Market selling perennials. 

Sudbury Horticultural Shows

The Sudbury Horticultural Society hosts several Horticultural Shows annually. Bring your creativity for floral design, vegetables and fruit, photography, wreaths, pumpkin carving, and more!

Noteworthy Gardens

Inviting Sudbury Horticultural Society Members to nominate gardens and patios that are beautiful, creative and interesting for a certificate of recognition.

Library Donations

Each year our society purchases several magazine subscriptions and newly published gardening books and donates them to the Greater Sudbury Public Library. The society also maintains a free Little Library in John Street Park.

Floral Design Workshop

Learn to create elegant flower and evergreen arrangements at an upcoming workshop hosted by Society volunteers and floral design enthusiasts. 

Special Projects and Events

Throughout the year, the Sudbury Horticultural Society often partners with other environmental organizations on projects which support local gardeners.

Community Partnerships

Seedy Sudbury

Gardeners dreaming of spring gather annually to swap and purchase seeds while learning about local horticulture and agriculture through workshops and presentations.