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Special Events

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Youth Membership only $3.​Small Gardens Big Changes Poster.JPGYouth Challenge!Small Gardens - BIG ChangesOpen to all registered CHS Youth Members Youth members are invited to take up the garden challenge this summer. Be part of the youth program which includes, hikes, workshops, learning opportunities, photo and flower shows!


Small Gardens - BIG Changes is a summer challenge that offers over $400 in prize money for the top winning gardens.


Find out more at any of the CHS monthly meetings or contact us to learn more and register. Last date to register is the June 24th CHS Meeting.

For more details or to register email:


Thank you to Youth Rep Claira Yates for the poster artwork!​​

Youth Summer Challenge:
Small Gardens~BIG Changes
Free Youth Hike!
Exploring Native Plants & Pollinator with Lydia Wong
July 8, 10am to 2pm
Carden Alvar Provincial Park

Open to all registered CHS Youth Members A summer hike has been set with Lydia Wong! Lydia is a PhD candidate working with Dr. Jessica Forrest at the University of Ottawa. Her research explores the impacts of warming and drying climates on wild bees and wasps. Lydia will lead a hike at the Carden Alvar Provincial Park. Get ready to explore the native plants and where the pollinators live. Excellent opportunity to learn from a working scientist and have a great learning opportunity.Open to all registered CHS Youth Members and guardians.Bring a packed lunch.Date: Monday July 8 from 10am to 2pm. Car pooling to park to be arranged.learn.grow.enjoy with CHSFor more details or to register email:

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Workshop'Bouquet Bootcamp with Ainsley'
August 8, 5 to 7:30pm
Location: The Sunflower Farm

CHS Members price: $45.

Non-Members: $55.

See Workshop page for more details and how to register.

On the lookout for new 2024 Thumbs Up winners!
Watch here for this year's winners...


2023 Winners

Jessica Baker

Albert St. S., Sunderland

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Dr. Kim & Randy Ferguson

Conc. 5, Sunderland


Carolyn Fralick

Laidlaw St. N. Cannington

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Dorothy Dunstall

Riverlea. Cannington

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Thelma Seymor

Meadowland, Cannington

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Joan Down

Durham Rd. Sunderland

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Joanne Meyer

Rennie St.. Sunderland

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Wanda Owen

Laidlaw St. S. Cannington

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Past Events

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