Welcome Listings here are in order by date.

June 2009

What do you get to see on these tours? Here's photos from some of the tours I've enjoyed.

Saturday June 6, 2009
Open Garden: A. M. (Mac) Cuddy Gardens

Owned by Fanshawe College and managed by the horticulture program; featuring one of the largest collections of plants in Ontario; displaying over 2,000 species; gardening demonstrations; browse the rare perennial plant sale; bring picnic lunch; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; rain or shine, 519-245-4108, 28443 Centre Rd., Strathroy

Saturday June 6 and Sunday June 7, 2009
Paris Horticultural Society Garden Tour

10 am to 4 pm
tickets at Walter's Greenhouse, Sobey's Florist Shop, The River Lily, and Green Heron Books.

Sunday June 7, 2009
The Horticultural Societies of Parkdale and Toronto
Garden Tour
10 am to 4 pm
limited tickets - buy in advance

Sunday June 7, 2009
Georgetown Garden Tour
10 am to 4 pm

Tickets are $10.00 per person and may be purchased in advance at Foodstuffs - 89 Main Street or Hallmark Greetings in the Marketplace Mall on Guelph Street. Tickets may also be purchased on the day of the sale at 24 Irwin Crescent. [source] [Georgetown - google maps]

Saturday June 13, 2009
K-W Symphony House and Garden Tour of Note

10 am to 4 pm
Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
[info] [Kitchener-Waterloo in Google maps]

Sunday June 14, 2009
Guelph, ON
GardenScapes 2009
noon-5:30 pm

Admission $15 - Tickets available at all gardens on June 14 and at advanced locations.
Self-guided tour of 8 private Guelph gardens, rain or shine presented by Volunteers of Macdonald Stewart Art Centre.
Also, the Guelph Horticultural Society Tour takes place on Sunday July 12, 2009 [see more info here] [Guelph, Ontario - Google maps]

Sunday June 14, 2009
The Secret Gardens Tour
Dundas Ontario
10.00 am to 4.00 pm: rain or shine.
Admission $15, includes refreshments.

A fundraiser for the Carnegie Gallery. -Tickets are available for purchase at The Carnegie Gallery, 905... and Bryan Prince, Bookseller 905-528-4508.
-Tickets are available now and on the day of the event.
-The Gallery has a web site and there is info on past tours available on it. You click onto events and then click on the poster.

Flamborough Horticultural Society will be selling plants outside the Gallery on the day of the tour. Brown bag lunches will be available for $10.00 as well as the refreshments served as part of the ticket price through out the day.
info: 905-627-4265
[Carnegie Gallery Events Listings] [Dundas, Ontario - Google maps]

Thursday June 18, 2009
Celtic Dream Garden Tour

3 acres of gardens including variety of plants, castles, sculptures, willow structures and standing stones; visiting Jordan Historical Museum of the Twenty; $80 includes tours, transportation and lunch at Inn on the Twenty; part of Backyard Tourist program, 519-742-7752, Joseph Schneider Haus, 466 Queen St. S., Kitchener
[source] [Kitchener, Ontario - Google maps] [Jordan, Ontario - Google maps]

Saturday June 20, 2009
Waterloo, ON
Garden Gate Garden Tour

6 backyard gardens featuring woodland gardens, water features, perennials, ground covers; sponsored by Knox Church, Waterloo; perennials for sale; $10 includes maps and refreshments; noon to 4 p.m.; call for tickets; Waterloo; 519-886-4150.
[source] [Waterloo, ON - Google maps]

Saturday June 20, 2009
3rd Annual Bud to Bloom Garden Tour
Kemptville, ON
10 am to 4 pm
$15 advance or $20 on day of tour
[Kemptville, Ontario - Google maps]

Saturday June 20, 200
Lynden Horticultural Society Annual Garden Tour

1 pm to 4 pm
Five gardens showcased throughout village and on Governor's road. Tickets $10.00 available @ 519-647-3912 or day of tour. Refreshments at Tea Room (Lynde Community Park) included in price.
[source] [Lynden (Hamilton), Ontario - Google maps]

Saturday June 20 and Sunday 21, 2009
The Norfolk Historical Society and TD Canada Trust present
the Norfolk Heritage Garden Tour

Ten gardens in Simcoe Ontario will be featured in this year's fundraising event for the Society.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 at the Eva Brook Donly Museum, 109 Norfolk St. S. in Simcoe or by calling 519-426-1583. Tickets are also available at the various gardens on the weekend for $12 each. All proceeds go to the operations of the museum & archives.

For more information about the Norfolk Historical Society, the Museum and the garden tour visit www.norfolklore.com
[source] [Simcoe, Ontario - Google maps]

Saturday June 20, and Sunday, June 21, 2009
Toronto Garden Tour

Father's Day Weekend
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The gardens are located in the Bayview Ridge to Post Road area with headquarters located at
Toronto Botanical Garden,
777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto.

Public $40 / TBG members $35
(tickets are limited, advance purchase recommended)

One day pass includes: Comprehensive Garden Guide; access to 14 beautiful private gardens; and complimentary shuttle service throughout the day.)

Sunday June 21, 2009
Garden Tour
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

There are 5 unique gardens featured in the 2009 Fergus Garden Tour.

Garden #1 Colwyn Farm, 6164 Wellington Rd 29 Getting there: Drive east on Belsyde St. E. to Wellington Rd. 29. Turn south (right) and drive 4.5 km to the Colwyn Farm Sign, located on the right hand side of the road.

Garden #2 6068 Wellington Rd 29 Getting there: this property is next door, immediately south to Colwyn Farm

Garden #3 540 Alice Street, Fergus Getting there. Turn north onto Scotland St. from the intersection of Belsyde St. E. and Scotland St. After passing Orangeville Rd., turn right onto Alice, and turn right into #540 Alice St.

Garden #4 633 Anderson St., Fergus Drive east along St. George St., from the intersection of Gartshore and St. George. At Anderson St., turn right to #633.

Garden #5 Terry Fox Park This park is bounded by St. Andrew St., Fergus St., and Beatty Line. Driving west on St. Andrew St. towards Elora, the park is located on the south or left side of St. Andrew St. A donation to our local food bank would be appreciated.

Location: The Garden Tour is self-guided. Admission is free. Garden Tour Locations and Maps will be available at: LittleTree Horticultural (Hwy#6 North, Fergus), Cedar Spring Nursery (South River Road, Elora), Fergus Information Centre (Albert & Tower St. S.) For further information call (519) 843-3131
[info] [Fergus, Ontario - Google maps]

Sunday June 21, 2009
St. Thomas Garden Tour
11 am to 5 pm
[source] [St. Thomas, Ontario - Google maps]

Saturday, June 27, 2009
The Magical Gardens of Leaside (Toronto)
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
A personal exploration of several Leaside Gardens. Come and meet the gardeners, exchange horticultural tips, ask questions, discover new ideas or simply smell the flowers.
Tickets are $10.00 each, available after May 26, and will be available at
Coldwell Banker, 874 Eglinton Ave East (at Laird)
Gentry Clothiers Inc, Sunnybrook Plaza
Royal LePage Real Estate, 1391 Bayview Avenue (at McRae)
STARS, Food shop, Caf� and Catering, 900 Millwood Rd (at Randolph)
write impressions, The last word in cards, 1515 Bayview Ave (at Millwood)
For tickets by mail, or for more information, please see our website

Saturday June 27, 2009
Cloverleaf Garden Tour (Mississauga, Ontario)
10AM – 4PM (rain or shine)

The Cloverleaf Garden Club’s 44th annual Garden Tour is a self-guided tour of 10 residential gardens in south-west Mississauga and includes the Brueckner Rhododendron Garden the Bradley Museum gardens.

In addition there will be a Silent Auction, free draws and a Judged Floral Design Show.

Tickets are $10 and are available from early June at Sheridan Nurseries and at other selected
retailers, as well as on June 27th at the Lorne Park Hall ( 1288 Lorne Park Rd )
and at the Port Credit Library, parking lot ( 20 Lakeshore Rd. East ).
Cloverleaf Garden Club
Contact: Manuela 905-274-8938
[Mississauga, Ontario - Google maps]

Sunday, June 28, 2009
The Gardens of the Beach (Toronto)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm
Admission by ticket only
Tickets are $10.00 each and are available at:
Bill's Garden Centre (Pape, one block south of Mortimer)
East of Eliza (Woodbine & Gerrard)
Trinity Gallery (926 Kingston Road)
Cool, Green & Shady, 2012 Queen St. E.
Pet Valu, 2210 Queen St. E.
Trinity 1 Gallery, 926 Kingston Road
For more information, please call 416-690-5740
or see www.beachgs.ca

Sunday June 28, 2009
Brampton Horticultural Society Annual Garden Tour
10 am to 4 pm Rain or Shine!

This self-directed tour of some of Brampton's finest private gardens is an opportunity to see a diverse variety of different garden designs, to talk to the gardeners and be encouraged and inspired.

Tickets for the tour will be available starting in mid-May, and on the day of the tour at various locations.
[see flyer for more details] [Brampton, Ontario - Google maps]

Sunday June 28, 2009
Hearts of Northumberland Garden Tour 2009
Brighton area
10 am to 4 pm
tickets $20
For more information call: 905-885-8435
[Brighton, Ontario - Google maps]


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