Welcome Listings here are in order by date.

May 2008

Elmira Horticultural Society
Garden tour 2008
Saturday May 24, 2008
details tba


Saturday May 31, 2008


The Shaw Guild’s Secrets of Niagara Garden Tour – explore six charming private Niagara spring gardens. Guild members and feature sheets at each site will detail special points of interest about each garden.

Make a day of it by including a matinee or evening performance at the Shaw Festival. Theatre tickets $69 to $105 Saturday May 31 performances: An Inspector Calls (2pm) The Little Foxes (2pm); Wonderful Town (8pm). Add a picnic lunch to your day for just $12.95 (new Gourmet Picnic $15.95)

where to buy tickets Shaw Festival box office

cost $20

will tickets be available on day of tour? Yes at the box office and the gardens on the tour

email contact info boxoffice@shawfest.com

telephone contact 1-800-511-7429

name of group organizing the tour Shaw Festival

website url www.shawfest.com

June 2008


Wednesday June 4, 2008

10-6 pm

13th annual Group of Seven B&B Garden and Artisan Tour

where to buy tickets 601 Mill Street South in Newcastle , Ontario . Take the 401 highway to exit 440 and go south on Mill Street. If you get to the shore of Lake Ontario , go back 6 houses to our home!

cost free

will tickets be available on day of tour? yes

email contact info lilaccottage601@hotmail.com

telephone contact Wendy Westwood 905-263-4285

name of group organizing the tour Group of Seven B&B

[Yahoo map of Clarington]

Lynedoch Garden Tour
near Delhi Ontario
Saturday, June 07, 2008
Price: $8.00
At Lynedoch, June 7, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour big and small gardens. Costs $8.
Also a country market square with vendors. Sponsored by Lynedoch Community Group. Contact Judy at 519-582-1519.

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Volunteer Committee 2008 Tour of Note

Saturday June 7, 2008
10 am to 4 pm

Paris Ontario Garden Tour
Saturday June 7 and Sunday June 8
10 - 4 each day

Parkdale and Toronto

Sunday June 8th , 2008

10-4 pm

Parkdale and Toronto Garden Tour Limited tickets are sold for this big tour featuring 18 distinctive and established gardens, all within walking distance in Toronto .

where to buy tickets Starting May 10, at Another Story Bookshop at 315 Roncesvalles Ave in Toronto

cost $15

will tickets be available on day of tour? yes

email contact info Tim Worgan tim.worgan@utoronto.ca

telephone contact Lillian 416-534-4043

name of group organizing the tour Horticultural Societies of Parkdale and Toronto

name of charity receiving funds (if applicable) public gardening projects


Georgetown - Garden Tour

Sunday June 8, 2008
Description: The annual Garden Tour. Please check our website for further details.
Location: Locations will be made available on our website. Check for further details.
City/Town: Georgetown
Province: ON
Contact Name: Lil Taggart
Website: www.georgetownhorticulturalsociety.com
District: 6
Society Name: Georgetown Horticultural Society
Category: Garden Tour
[Yahoo map of Georgetown]

CHINGUACOUSY: Garden Tour & Strawberry Social

Tuesday June 10, 2008
Time: 08:00 to 09:30
Description: Garden Tour & Strawberry Social
Location: Professor's Lake Recreation Centre 1660 North Park Drive
City/Town: Brampton
Province: Ontario
Contact Name: Elser Lee Archer
Contact Phone: (416) 358-9945
Contact Email: elserlee@rogers.com
District: 15
Society Name: Chinguacousy Garden Club
Category: A Society Meeting- Open to the Public

St.Thomas & District - Garden Tour
Start Date: June 15, 2008
End Date: June 15, 2008
Description: Visit 10 fine gardens in the St.Thomas area
Location: Tickets and refreshments at 234 Sunset Drive, St.Thomas
City/Town: St.Thomas
Province: ON
Contact Name: Diane Vaughan
Contact Phone: 519-633-3213
Contact Email: dvaughan@sympatico.ca
District: 10
Society Name: St Thomas & District Horticultural Society

Riverdale - Toronto
start and end times June 14 and 15, 11-4
Through the Garden Gate: Riverdale, a one day pass includes the professionall written Comprehensive Garden Guide, access to over 20 private gardens throughout Toronto ’s Riverdale area and shuttle service throughout the day.
where to buy tickets Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Ave. E.
cost $40 (TBG members $35)
will tickets be available on day of tour? Sold out previous years
email contact info telephone contact 416-397-1341
name of group organizing the tour Toronto Botanical Garden
name of charity receiving funds (if applicable)
website url http://www.torontobotanicalgarden.ca/events/ttgg.htm

OTTAWA VALLEY: OVER THE HEDGE Country Garden Tour with a Twist
Start Date: Saturday June 14, 2008
End Date: Sunday June 15, 2008
Time: 10:00am to 04:00pm
Description: Country Garden Tour with a Twist: Take a peek "Over the Hedge" at 10 fabulous gardens in the Kemptville, Manotick, Burritts' Rapids and Merrickville areas on June 14 and 15, 2008 The twist? As an option take the tour as part of a fun car rally - no time or speed considerations apply to this unique rally - just a few special surprises and one-of-a-kind prizes for lucky winners. Cyclists are welcome too! "Over the Hedge" is a fundraiser for the Ottawa Botanical Garden Society which is dedicated to building a Botanical Garden of Canada. OBGS individual/group members-$25/$30. General public-$35. For info and to register: www.ottawagarden.ca or: 613-747-0600
Location: Self-guided tour - map will be provided.
City/Town: Around the Kemptville, Merrickville, Burritt�s Rapids, Manotick areas
Province: ON
Contact Name: Event Coordinator
Contact Phone: 613-747-0600
Contact Email: overthehedge08@yahoo.com
Website: www.ottawagarden.ca
District: 2
Society Name: N/A
Category: Garden Tour


Sunday June 15 (Father’s Day), 2008,


Sarnia Master Gardener’s Garden Tour. Proceeds help to subsidize members’ education and to support our community garden projects.

where to buy tickets after June 4th at: DeGroot's Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 542-3435, Jenny's Floral Studio, 680 Cathcart Blvd., 332-2221, Lapier's Flowers & Gifts, 746 Exmouth St., 339-1414, Macklin's Flowers, 108 Mitton St. S., 337-2392

cost $10

will tickets be available on day of tour?

email contact info masgrdnr@ebtech.net

telephone contact 519-542-4312

name of group organizing the tour Sarnia Master Gardener’s

name of charity receiving funds (if applicable) Sarnia Master Gardener’s


[Yahoo map of Sarnia]


Saturday June 21 , 2008


Magical Gardens of Leaside Tour – seven city gardens provide an opportunity to see how various challenges are overcome and beautiful spaces are created

where to buy tickets by mail, or at several stores in Leaside including Gentry clothiers in Sunnybrook Plaza , and write impressions on Bayview Avenue at Millwood

cost $10

will tickets be available on day of tour?

email contact info Joanna Blanchard jblanchard@tsh.to

telephone contact Joanna Blanchard 416-422-0538

name of group organizing the tour Leaside Garden Society

name of charity receiving funds (if applicable)


Sunday, June 22, 2008
between 12:30 and 4:30
Tour four diverse and beautiful residential gardens,
as well as the unique Fergus Arboretum,
which is located on the banks of the Grand.
rain or shine
The Garden Tour is self-guided. Admission is free.
A donation to our local food bank would be appreciated.
Garden Tour Locations and Maps are available at:
LittleTree Nursery (Hwy#6 North, Fergus)
Cedar Spring Nursery (South River Road, Elora)
Fergus Information Centre (Albert & Tower St. S.)
www.gardenontario.org (follow the links)
For further information call (519) 843-3131

Guelph Gardenscapes 2008
Sunday June 22, 2008
noon-5:30 pm
Macdonald Stewart Art Centre
10 private Guelph gardens; Volunteers of Macdonald Stewart Art Centre present their 16th annual self-guided tour of 10 private gardens, rain or shine.
Tickets $15 available at all gardens on June 22, and at Macdonald Stewart Art Centre.

Elora and Salem Horticultural Society Local Garden Tour
Wednesday June 25, 2008
Gardens on the tour provide topics for information exchange; bring camera; 7 p.m.; free, 519-846-8123, carpool from Elora Public School parking lot, Elora
Society Name: Elora & Salem Horticultural Society
[Yahoo map of Elora]

Mississauga Ontario
Saturday June 21 , 2008
The 43rd Annual Cloverleaf Garden Tour route is less than 10km long featuring 8-10 gardens. We suggest you allow yourself at least 4 hours to make all the stops at a leisure pace, with a stop for lunch in the Café at the Mississauga Seniors’ Centre.

Included in the 2008 tour is a stop at the Mississauga Seniors’ Centre (1389 Cawthra Rd.) for a Judged Decorative Flower Show presented by club members, a Silent Auction, a Plant Sale, and the Café (serving soup, sandwiches, muffins, coffee, tea and more).

where to buy tickets
starting the end of May Sheridan Nurseries, 2069 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E. (east of Dixie ), 905-624-3722
Sheridan Nurseries, 606 Southdown Rd., (Clarkson), 905-822-0251
Impressionable Gifts, 74 Lakeshore Rd. E. (west of Hurontario), 905-271-8999
cost $15

will tickets be available on day of tour? Yes at Port Credit Library (outside, near the entrance into the library) and Mississauga Seniors’ Centre, 1389 Cawthra Rd. (south of Q.E.W.)

email contact info Manuela Neto manuela.neto@sympatico.ca
telephone contact Manuela Neto 905-274-8938
name of group organizing the tour Cloverleaf Garden Tour
name of charity receiving funds (if applicable) unknown
website url http://www.gardenontario.org/site.php/clover/about/programs/?ID=116

CollingWood - Garden Tour
Monday June 30, 2008
A drive yourself Garden Tour to see the Hosta and Country Garen of Trish Symon plus two neighbouring gardens then a visit to Glen Echo Garden Centre & Lunch in Caledon. Wow, what more could a gardener ask for? Come join us on this whirl - wind excursion.
Location: Departure Time and Location to be published when confirmed.
City/Town: Collingwood
Province: On
Contact Name: Jane McCabe
Contact Phone: (705) 446 - 0534
Contact Email: david_mccabe@sympatico.ca
District: 16
Society Name: Collingwood Horticultural Society
Category: Flower Show
[Yahoo map of Collingwood]

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