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Celebrate Community Gardens with us!

September 12 at 8:00 am to September 18 at 5:00 pm

Take a self-guided tour of 11 gardens between September 13-16

Visit some of our community gardens and take a self-guided, in-person tour from September 13-16 between 5-8 p.m. where 11 different community gardens and two community orchards will have garden coordinators available on site to answer any garden-related questions.

Watch the Community Gardens Festival video

While visiting during COVID-19, please:

  • Wear a mask
  • Stay 2 metres from people you don’t live with
  • Use hand sanitizer before entering and exiting

Visit participating gardens on the following schedule:

Monday, September 13

  • Harcourt Communal garden and orchard, 5-7 p.m., 87 Dean Avenue
  • Priory Park Community Vegetable Garden, 5-7 p.m., 8 Torch Lane

Tuesday, September 14

  • Ignatius Farm Community Garden and Orchard, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 5420 Highway 6 North
  • St. George’s Park Community Garden, 5-7 p.m., 40 Metcalfe Street
  • Brant Avenue Community Garden, 6-8 p.m., 64 Brant Avenue

Wednesday, September 15

  • Stephanie Park Communal Garden and Orchard, 5-7 p.m., 275 Stephanie Drive
  • Howitt Park Community Garden, 5-7 p.m., 81 Beechwood Avenue
  • Village Community Garden, 6-8 p.m., 150 Westwood Road
  • John McCrae Community Garden, 3-5 p.m., 189 Water Street

Thursday, September 16

  • Parkwood Gardens Community Garden, 5-6:30 p.m., 174 Stephanie Drive
  • Goldie Park Community Garden, 5-7 p.m., 63 Memorial Crescent
  • Burns Drive Park Community Garden, 6:30-8 p.m., 25 Burns Drive

Attend the Community Garden Festival September 18

Join us for the Community Garden Festival on Saturday, September 18 from 1-4 p.m. at Brant Avenue Garden. This event will be hosted outdoors at 64 Brant Avenue. We’ll be bringing together the community to explore the work of existing community gardens and inspire new garden members.

While visiting, please:

  • Wear a mask
  • Stay 2 metres from people you don’t live with
  • Use hand sanitizer before entering and exiting

Attend a community garden workshops on September 18

1:15 p.m. How to build a Rain Harvesting Bench (Joy Sammy)
1:50 p.m. Soil Regeneration (Seb Ramirez)
2:25 p.m. How to bake an excellent Compost Cake (Karen Houle and Omelnisaa Giddam)
3 p.m. Living Glow Salad (Izabela Lukomska)

Follow us on twitter @GardensFestival for more updates.



September 12 at 8:00 am
September 18 at 5:00 pm
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