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Gardening events in Ontario

A helpful list of local gardening events taking place in your area.


APRIL

Event: Collingwood Garden Club - Growing Gracefully - Maturing a Landscape with Sean James - Fern Ridge Landscaping and Eco-Consulting
Date: April 23, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Hunter Hall, Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Ticket Information: Members No-charge; Non-Members donation only
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: Sean James, President of Fernridge Landscaping and EcoConsulting  will speak on the challenges to long-term landscape success is considering how the landscape will evolve over time and how to cope. Plant choices will be discussed as will changing the plantings from beginning to…end.

Event: Greenhouse Tour & Open House
Date: April 26, 2015 1pm - 4pm
Location: London Civic Garden Complex, 625 Springbank Drive, London, ON
Ticket information: Free admission
Website: www.friendslcgc.com
E-mail: inquire@friendslcgc.com

Event details: Guided tours of the City of London Greenhouses will be presented by The Friends of the London Civic Garden Complex. Enjoy the colourful & bountiful blooms! There will be several informative displays related to a ‘For Water’s Sake’ theme.  Please see website for more info.


MAY

Event: Credit Valley Horticultural Society’s 31st Annual Plant Sale
Date: May 16, 2015
Location: Mississauga
Website: www.creditvalleyhort.ca

Event details: The Credit Valley Horticultural Society’s 31st Annual Plant Sale features a large selection of locally grown perennials, native plants, vines, shrubs and annuals.

Event: Collingwood Garden Club Annual Plant Sale
Date: May 23, 2015 from 8am to 12pm
Location: Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: This is the highlight of the Gardening year, this sale shares locally grown perennials, native plants, vines and annuals from the gardens of our talented Collingwood Gardeners. Plant donations are received the previous day, May 22, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Church.

Event: Canadian Cancer Society 10th Annual Spring Garden Tour
Date: May 31, 2015 10am to 4pm
Location: Mineola area of Mississauga
Ticket Information: Advanced tickets $15, Day of tour $20
Website:
www.cancer.ca/en/get-involved/events-and-participation/find-an-event-near-you/?region=on
Email: sabdullah@ontario.cancer.ca

Event details: Homeowners in the Mineola West Area have graciously agreed to open their beautiful spring gardens to the public for viewing on Sunday, May 31 from 10 am to 4 pm in support of the fight against cancer.

New this year, a plant sale, to help you get ready for your summer gardens. The tour will surely serve as inspiration. Volunteers will also be selling “Mystery Bags”, filled with garden related items. In addition, to further enhance visitors’ experience, local musicians will perform instrumental music in selected gardens throughout the day
 

JUNE

Event: Credit Valley Horticultural Society's Annual Garden Tour
Date: June 14, 2015
Location: Mississauga
Ticket Information: Click here for all ticket information
Website: www.creditvalleyhort.ca

Event details: The Credit Valley Horticultural Society's Annual Garden Tour showcases gardens large and small with a rich variety of plants that can be grown by homeowners in southern Ontario.

Event: Fergus and District Horticultural Society Annual Garden Tour
Date: June 21, 2015  12:30pm to 4:30pm
Ticket Information: There is no admission fee, but a food or monetary donation will be greatly appreciated.
More Information: For more information call Julie Kron 519-843 8303

Event: Collingwood Garden Club - Go for the Gold - Creating Prize Winning Flower Show Entries
Date: June 25, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Gymnasium, Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Ticket Information: Members No-charge; Non-Members donation only
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: Flower Show rules and categories can be fairly confusing and even daunting to many people. This demonstration and discussion will help to clarify these rules (in accordance with the 2015 Flower and Vegetable Show Handbook) and show us how to put together prize winning entries for the Summer Flower and Vegetable Show, August 27, 2015.  

JULY

Event: Canadian Federation of University Women 16th Annual Town and Country Garden tour
Date: July 11, 2015 10am to 4pm (rain or shine)
Location: Belleville, Ontario
Ticket Price: $25
Website: www.cfuwbelleville.com

Event details: Enjoy a self-guided tour of seven gardens and a box lunch (to be picked up at St. Thomas Anglican Church). Proceeds to support college and univeristy scholarships for local students.

Event: Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society's 19th Annual Garden Tour, Tea and Market
Date: July 11, 2015 10am to 4pm
Ticket Price: Tour Pass $15
Website: www.bobcaygeonhorticulture.com

Event details: “Please step into the garden!" The BHS invites you to tour eight lovely gardens, enhanced with horticultural displays, refreshments, and music. Meet local artists and select a treasure at the “artists’ garden”. Consult with Master Gardeners. Enjoy lunch at one of the fine restaurants offering discounts to tour participants.  Included is admission to historic Kawartha Settlers’ Village for tea and treats. Also at KSV, local growers and crafters will display their wares at our very own “gardeners’ market” 

Event: Gardens of Uxbridge 19th Annual Garden Tour organized by Community Care Durham
Date:  July 11, 2015, 10am to 5pm
Location:  Urban and rural gardens around Uxbridge, Ontario
Ticket Information: $25 (includes box lunch) – cpaisley@communitycaredurham.on.ca, 905-852-7445
Website:  www.ccdgardensofuxbridge.org
 
Event details: See 50 Shades of Green! Go ahead and indulge yourself by spending a day in spectacular gardens as Community Care Durham – Uxbridge hosts its 19th Annual Gardens of Uxbridge Garden Tour. This self-guided tour offers a variety of gardens, urban and rural.  Everyone can be enriched by participating in a garden tour, from the experienced gardener to the novice, and as well you are supporting a great cause! Tickets are $25, and include a delicious homemade box lunch to take on the road or enjoy at the Uxbridge Seniors Centre. Activities on the day include a raffle for a chance to win an amazing garden prize. Purchase by July 8 and be entered to win the Early Bird Draw, dinner for two at the Tin Mill Restaurant, Uxbridge.  Proceeds go to support the services of Community Care Durham.

Event: Caledon Horticultural Society 2015 Garden Tour
Date: July 11, 2015 10am - 4pm (rain or shine)
Location: Town of Caledon
Ticket price: $15.00
Website: Part of www.gardenontario.org
Local contact: bobbieandruss@rogers.com
For more information: Bobbie Bennett 905-838-3541  or Verna Jespersen 905-877-8930
 
Event details: The tour features 10 special gardens on a 60 km tour in scenic Caledon.  Big and small - we've covered them all. To enjoy the gardens, we suggest comfortable, flat shoes. Accompanied, supervised children are welcome and each garden will have a host and/or volunteer on site if you have any questions.
 
Our Garden Club meets the second Thursday each month - September to June at Cheltenham United Church, 14309 Creditview Road, Caledon (north of King Street).  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for refreshments - meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.


AUGUST

Event: Collingwood Garden Club - Summer Flower and Vegetable Show
Date: August 27, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Hunter Hall and Gymnasium, Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Ticket Information: Members No-charge; Non-Members donation only
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: This is a fabulous evening, showcasing the wonderful flowers and vegetables grown and the exquisite flower arrangements constructed by our very talented Members. Entry in Flower and Vegetable Show limited to Members only (cost to join the Society $15.00 per year for single, $25.00 couple) Flower Show rules can be found on our website.

SEPTEMBER

Event: Collingwood Garden Club - Reaching Out With Rusty Hands – Joanne Fleming-Valin, Environmental Insights
Date: September 24, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Hunter Hall, Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Ticket Information: Members No-charge; Non-Members donation only
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: Collingwood based educator and environmental consultant will speak on the importance of sharing our passion for gardening and environmental stewardship to the generations coming of age who have no or only limited knowledge of these issues.

OCTOBER

Event: Collingwood Garden Club - Ask A Gardener - A Panel Discussion
Date: October 22, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Hunter Hall, Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Ticket Information: Members No-charge; Non-Members donation only
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: This is your chance to ask our Master Gardeners and gardening experts what the problem is and how to fix it for next year. If possible, please e-mail your gardening questions, issues and photos before the event, if not, please bring them with you the night of the meeting.


NOVEMBER


Event: Collingwood Garden Club - Make and Take a Christmas Arrangement
Date: November 26, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Gymnasium, Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street Collingwood, Ontario (parking behind Church)
Ticket Information: Members No-charge (except for materials); Non-Members donation only (except for materials)
Website: www.gardenontario.org/site.php/collingwood
Email: collingwoodgardenclub2015@gmail.com

Event details: This is one of our most popular yearly events, with participants creating a beautiful centerpiece or other Christmas arrangement to take home at the end of the evening. There will be a materials list for participants to bring and the cost of these materials is extra unless they are in your stash already.  Join us for a fun-filled, hands-on evening, right at the beginning of the Holiday season.


To submit an event to this page, please email
samantha.battistone@tc.tc

 

 

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