Seasonal Decorating Workshop

Seasonal Decorating Workshop

Join Amber Tiede of Riverwood Gardens for a hands-on work-shop: for gardeners wanting to transform their hanging baskets, planters, and window boxes into festive, seasonal decorations; for people seeking hands-on experience creating wreaths or urn inserts; for anyone seeking fresh greenery, cones, berries, and other decorative materials; or for those desiring community socializing. Refreshments will…

Biodiversity at the Crossroads

Biodiversity at the Crossroads

Habitat loss and the threat of invasive plant and animal species pose a significant risk to biodiversity in North America. Master Gardener Julianne Labreche will offer some encouraging news of hope and a personal story documenting how one Ottawa gar-dener, working with the help of other like-minded local gardeners, can make a difference.

Seed Saving and Storage

Seed Saving and Storage

Learn the basics of saving seeds, plant genetics, collection techniques, storage, and viability. Master Gardener Rebecca Last will offer an introduction to seed saving for both beginner, intermediate and expert seed-savers. Rebecca will discuss the differences be-tween hybridized and open-pollenated plants and will revisit Gregor Mendel’s 19th century ex-periments with peas to get a better…

The Trees of Brewer Park

The Trees of Brewer Park

Again this year we are lucky to have Owen Clarkin, renowned tree expert, take us on a tour of the trees Old Ottawa South. This year we will explore Brewer Park. We will meet at the intersection of Cameron Avenue and Seneca Street at 5:30 pm. Owen will point out the trees, discussing their species…

A Company of Fools presents “LOVE FROM AFAR” on-site @ Canadensis! Matinee Performance

A Company of Fools presents “LOVE FROM AFAR” on-site @ Canadensis! Matinee Performance

A Company of Fools presents LOVE FROM AFAR @ Canadensis! Thursday, September 2nd @ 7pm Friday, September 3rd @ 7 pm Saturday, September 4th @ 2 pm & 7 pm Advance tickets are a must. COVID-19 health protocols are in effect. Get yours HERE through Eventbrite. About LOVE FROM AFAR Love From Afar: a collection of…

Canadensis Presents: A Virtual Visit to The Diversity Gardens @ The Leaf, Assiniboine Park Conservancy

Canadensis Presents: A Virtual Visit to The Diversity Gardens @ The Leaf, Assiniboine Park Conservancy

Canadensis Presents a Virtual Visit to the new Diversity Gardens at The Leaf, Assiniboine Park Conservancy, Winnipeg. Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director, Horticulture at the Conservancy will be our guide to the incredible new garden space. Registration for that event is now open. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-presentation-tour-of-the-diversity-gardens-assiniboine-park-wpg-tickets-168519214507 About: The new outdoor Gardens at The Leaf offer close to 30 acres of gardens…

Home Garden Seed Saving

Home Garden Seed Saving

Learn to save seeds from common garden plants from your home garden or allotment. Plants like tomatoes, peppers, beans, eggplant, herbs, and annual flowers will be covered. Discussion will include tips for planning and planting for your 2022 garden. Led by Jessica Gale. Fee: $20 Service Fee