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We provide value to Gardeners through events listings, plant selection tool, informative articles, Infotainment Newsletter, and more.

Increasingly, we are focusing on climate change adaptation and native plants.

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Featured Events

Attend in-person and virtual events organized by horticultural societies, garden clubs and reputable organizations.

09jul(jul 9)10:00 am10(jul 10)4:00 pmBlackburn Hamlet Garden TourFree Garden Tour10:00 am - 4:00 pm (10)

09jul7:00 pm8:30 pmVirtual EventPlanting for the Fall with Guest Speaker Paul GellatlyLeaside Garden Society - Speaker Series - June 9, 20227:00 pm - 8:30 pm Event Organized By: Leaside Garden Society

10jul9:00 amOsgoode Township Museum July Pop Up MarketShowcasing our local produce growers, artisans and small businesses 9:00 am Event Organized By: Osgoode Township Museum

10jul10:00 am2022 Trees on the Central Experimental Farm CampusTour leader: Roman Popadiouk10:00 am Event Organized By: Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

09aug7:00 pm8:30 pmVirtual EventPlanting for the Fall with Guest Speaker Paul GellatlyLeaside Garden Society - Speaker Series - June 9, 20227:00 pm - 8:30 pm Event Organized By: Leaside Garden Society

12aug12:00 pm11:00 pmThe Capital FairWhat a great way to celebrate the end of summer!12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

13aug10:00 am4:00 pmPlant & Pottery Pop-Up!The Urban Botanist is BACK this summer with our 5th local market pop up!10:00 am - 4:00 pm Event Organized By: The Urban Botanist

13aug11:00 am11:00 pmThe Capital FairWhat a great way to celebrate the end of summer!11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sharing, Adaptation, Sustainability

Shared Plant Care

Are you interested in sharing information on your plants, such as photos, bloom dates and unusual events, some of your techniques? We are considering setting up a community. Please let us know if you are interested.

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A small patch of Purple Crocus making their spring appearance
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For Inspiration and Care

Curated Articles on Caring for Plants. From leading Bloggers, Master Gardeners, Botanic Gardens and our valued Guest Bloggers – all in one place!

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Easier Plant Selection

Browse plants based on criteria including colour, bloom months, pollinators, height, sun/shades and plant type.

Click through on a plant to access care and growing tips.

We focus on native plants. Here’s a sample.

Obedient Plant

Commonly known as Obedient Plant because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction. The pale pink blooms are tubular in shape…

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Rideau Woodland Ramble

The gardens at Rideau Woodland Ramble are the result of years of evolution, experimentation and discovery. They fall into several main zones, almost all in some context of shade and woodland.
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