Events & Seminars
Seminars and events may be affected or cancelled depending on the COVID-19 situation. Check our website or Facebook for up to date information
April 17 - Retail Store Opens
Our retail store offers one of the largest selections of perennial plants in Canada. You will find the usual and unusual in trees, shrubs, fruits perennials and vines. Many of our staff each have over 30 years of experience and can answer virtually any questions. Our retail store offers one of the largest selections of perennial plants in Canada. You will find the usual and unusual in trees, shrubs, fruits perennials and vines. Many of our staff each have over 30 years of experience and can answer virtually any questions.
April 17 - Grafting Seminar
Grafting is the process of joining a root stock with a desired cultivar. The rootstock can provide good anchorage, hardiness, productivity, precocity and size control. We will demonstrate how we graft fruit trees, deciduous trees and conifers. ($10 + HST/person)
April 24- Pruning Seminar
Pruning is often confusing or even terrifying for some. We will demonstrate techniques of pruning as well as offer advice on the timing of pruning for different plant types. ($10 + HST/person)
May 1 - Cedar Cafe Opens
Join us for fabulous and nutritious food all made on site. You will find a full menu of hot and cold sandwiches, homemade soups and mouth-watering desserts. We have vegetarian and gluten free selections and a wine and beer list carefully chosen for quality and reasonable price and that includes many local choices.
May 1 - Spring Perennials Seminar
Most gardeners know the common spring perennials such as peonies and bleeding hearts. We will talk about these, but also perennials that may be unfamiliar to you but deserve a place in your garden. ($10 + HST/person)
May 8 & 9 Mother's Day Weekend
Celebrate with the most important woman in your life by bringing her for a meal at the Cedar Cafe and a walk through the gardens and shopping area. A free perennial will be given to every mother. Come on Saturday and avoid the Sunday crush.
May 15 - Growing and Curing Cannabis for Home Use
Thinking of growing your own? Learn from an expert how to grow and harvest cannabis for your own use. Sorry, no samples, but you are free to bring your own. There is a $25 fee for this seminar.
June 5- Garden Tour
Join us for a leisurely tour through our display gardens. You will be able to see a wide range of perennials such as dwarf iris, columbine, hellebore, fern leaf peony, as well as a selection of flowering trees such as magnolia and flowering crab. See our collection of lilacs. The early rhododendrons will thrill you. It is the beginning of the most colourful season of all. ($10 + HST/person)