Get Your Garden Groove On!

Check out these free events and programs available in across Ontario

Regional Municipality of York's Greener Home and Garden Seminars

April to October 2016    Registration is required

Topics include:

  • Gardening Trends
  • Rain Barrels
  • Container Gardening
  • Easy Gardening
  • Native Plants
  • Guided Edible Tree Tours
  • Fall Cleanup & Winterizing

Region of Waterloo Naturescaping Seminar Series

April 2016    Registration is required

Topics Include:

  • Food to Grow (featuring Frankie!)
  • 20 Minute-A-Week Backyards
  • Beyond the Pail: Wild Ideas With Containers
  • Amazing Annuals
  • Raised Bed Revolution

*please note that these seminars fill up fast!

Gardening Seminars in the City of Brantford

March 2016     Registration is required

Topics include:

  • Maturing a Landscape
  • Gardening Climate Change
  • Local Landscape Transformations
  • And more!

City of Guelph Healthy Landscapes Program

April to August 2016

Topics include:

  • Food to Grow (with Frankie!)
  • Debunking Gardening Myths
  • Pretty Plants for Pollinators
  • Raised Beds
  • Heirloom Vegetables

Free seminars to be announced soon. Guelph residents can sign up for a free, 45 minute healthy landscape visit from an expert with tips on how to incorporate the latest gardening trends into your garden.

Town of Whitby - Whitby in Bloom

March to May 2016     Registration is required

Topics include:

  • The New Canadian Garden
  • Gardening in Small Spaces
  • Container Gardening

Toronto Community Garden Network Seedy Saturdays

February to April 2016. Free or Pay what you can

Seedy Saturdays are a series of non-profit, public events across the country organized by individuals and community groups that see a need for gardeners, seed companies, nurseries, gardening organizations, historic sites, and community groups to have a low-cost local venue where they can learn from one another, exchange ideas and seeds, and purchase seeds and plants in a comfortable, social setting.

For more Seedy Saturday events across Canada visit:

Region of Peel Fusion Landscaping

May to August 2016 Registration is required.

Fusion Gardens blend traditional and modern elements to create beautiful, colourful and stylish gardens. The program offers free Fusion Landscaping consultations where a trained expert will design a Fusion Garden tailored to your tastes and property for free! This can be done online or in person at your home, and they also offer a step--by-step guide available for download.

Bradford Greenhouses Spring Garden and Home Show

March 5th and 6th 2016

Bradford Greenhouses presents the annual Barrie Spring Garden & Home Show, dedicated to re-imagining your living space. From home renovation, to landscaping, and interior design; whether you are an exhibitor looking to showcase your product, or a consumer looking for inspiration and ideas to improve your home and garden; this is the show for you! Admission is free.

Frank will there on Saturday at 1pm to present "Food to Grow".

Sheridan Nurseries

Sheridan Nurseries host free learning sessions and demonstrations throughout the year at their various locations, check out their website for future events as they are posted

Online Courses

If you’re interested in online learning, many Universities offer free online courses on horticulture and gardening.


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