Gardening Events for Ottawa and Area

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thu02may7:30 pm9:00 pmIreland in the SpringA travelogue presentation showcasing a selection of megalithic burial sites and gardens and a variety of other iconic sites in the Dublin to Cork region7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Rockcliffe Park Garden Club

sat04may1:00 pm4:00 pmSPRING FLOWER SHOWExhibits of flowers, house plants and floral designs. 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Event Organized By: Nepean Horticultural Society

sun05may10:00 am11:30 amTree Identification 101Join Ken Farr and Zoe Panchen and come and learn how to identify trees in the Arboretum.10:00 am - 11:30 am Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

tue07may7:30 pm9:00 pmHydrangeas and Flowering ShrubsSuzanne Patry and Bruce Trites of Whitehouse Nursery and Display Gardens discuss the many ways that hydrangeas and other flower shrubs can be used in garden design.7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Kanata-March Horticultural Society

sat11may9:45 am1:45 pmUrban Organic Gardening SeminarsLearn about organic vegetable, herb, and edible flower/weed gardening with experienced and qualified instructors.9:45 am - 1:45 pm Event Organized By: Canadian Organic Growers

sun12may9:00 am1:00 pmFriends’ Plant Sale9:00 am - 1:00 pm Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

mon13may6:00 pm9:00 pmSeasonal Containers and Plant ExchangeChristine Libon will present on the intriguing topic of container gardening6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Old Ottawa South Garden Club

mon13may6:30 pm9:00 pmCanadensis Botanical Garden AGM with Mark CullenMark Cullen will Present on "Escape to Reality: How the World Is Changing Gardening and Gardening Is Changing the World"6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Canadensis Botanical Garden Society

mon13may7:30 pm9:00 pmGetting the Most Out of Your PerennialsSpeaker - Suzanne Patry Owner White House Perennials Nursery and Display Gardens7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Manotick Horticultural Society

tue14may6:30 pm8:30 pmHow to Start a Community GardenWe will cover the steps involved in starting a community garden.6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Event Organized By: Just Food

tue14may7:00 pm9:00 pmKitchen Gardens7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

tue14may7:00 pm10:00 pmChamplain Park Garden ClubKerri Wellar, an award-winning botanical artist. And Plant Raffle.7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event Organized By: Champlain Garden Club

tue14may7:30 pm9:00 pmHerbs : How to Grow, What to Grow, & Tips on How to UseSpring Flower Show Also...7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society

wed15may7:30 pm9:00 pmDesigning your water gardenWith Edyth Falconer, Master Gardener.7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society

thu16may6:30 pm9:00 pmANNUAL PLANT AUCTION AND SALESeedlings and potted perennials for your garden, grown by Nepean Gardeners' members.6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Nepean Horticultural Society

sat18may8:00 am12:00 pmKanata-March Horticultural Society's 47th Annual Plant SaleWe sellplants donated by our members at the sale, perennials for sun and shade, edibles(including heirloom tomato plants), small shrubs and house plants. 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Organized By: Kanata-March Horticultural Society

sat18may8:00 am12:00 pmPakenham Hort Soc Plant SaleHardy Perennials at Bargain Prices. Come early for best selection.8:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Organized By: Pakenham Horticultural Society

sat18may9:00 am12:00 pmSociété d'Horticulture Gloucester Horticultural SocietyWith Free Gardening Workshop for Juniors - Offrant un atelier de Jardinage pour les enfants9:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Organized By: Gloucester Horticultural Society

sat18may10:00 am2:00 pmOttawa Flower MarketLocal cut flower market10:00 am - 2:00 pm Event Organized By: Ottawa Flower Market

sun19may1:00 pm1:00 pmLilac Walk1:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

wed22may(may 22)6:00 pmthu23(may 23)8:30 pmHerbal Safety: Toxicology, Adverse Effects, Herb-Drug InteractionsThis workshop will cover toxicity, adverse reactions and herb-drug interactions that are essential to be aware of for anyone interested in herbal medicine and using herbs on a regular basis. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm (23)

sat25may8:00 am1:00 pmWest Carleton Garden Club Plant SaleAt the Carp Farmer's Market8:00 am - 1:00 pm Event Organized By: West Carleton Garden Club & Horticultural Society

sat25may1:00 pm3:00 pmWild Edible & Medicinal Plant WalkThis walk will introduce participants to the wild edible and medicinalplants of Eastern Ontario that are in season in spring.1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue28may6:00 pm8:00 pmContainer Gardening Workshop & Seed Library Pop-up6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Event Organized By: Just Food

tue28may7:30 pm9:00 pmLost Lanark Legacy Fruit TreesJennifer Ferris  loves a good mystery and has been spending her time tracking down heritage apple varieties throughout Lanark County.7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Organized By: Ottawa Horticultural Society

wed29may6:30 pm8:30 pmIntroduction to Beekeeping6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Event Organized By: Just Food

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