Here’s some good news from the Leaside Garden Society in Toronto. Although Canada Blooms wasn’t able to open because of COVID-19, judging of horticultural entries was able to take place prior to the shutdown. Meet “Big Bird,” designed by members of the society. He won first place in Open Class Category in Horticulture.
Canada Blooms, Canada’s largest flower and garden festival, is suspending its 2020 show on the recommendation of health officials. The 10-day show was to open Friday, March 13, in Toronto. It is the first time since its founding 24 years ago that Canada Blooms has had to suspend operations.
Veseys Seeds, based in York, PEI, is now in its 40th season of running a fundraising program where groups sell from a menu of mostly bulbs, perennials and seeds, keeping 50% of the sticker price.
With so much interest in listing of garden events, we wondered which format would be preferred to view events: a calendar or a list by dates.
HortusTV, the web-based service offering TV shows about gardening, has discontinued operations.
New documentary, Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, immerses viewers in Oudolf’s work and explores inside his creative process. Film dates in Canada.
This is the time of year when many local groups organize plant sales as fundraisers. The plants often come from member gardens or local nurseries.
More than 1,000 Garden Making readers took the time to answer our recent survey about municipal tree protection bylaws, with 375 providing comments.
The spring 2018 issue, #32, Garden Solutions, is the final print edition of Garden Making magazine.
In Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, known for its national historical significance, a planning application could have an adverse impact on the landscape.
10 destination gardens across Canada are networking with other gardens and local groups to promote garden visits as part of Growing Our Markets project.
About 80% of almost 10,000 people picked bunchberry (Cornus canadensis) to be Canada’s National Flower in a survey by the Master Gardeners of Ontario.
At the North American Garden Tourism Conference, the Garden Tourism Awards promote the development of garden experiences as tourism attractions.
The Canadian Garden Council in collaboration with the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association have awarded 150 “Canada 150 Garden Experience” designations.
The Stratford Garden Festival this weekend in Stratford, Ontario, is a remarkable local community fund raiser for the Lung Association.
Garden Making issue No. 24, Garden Essentials, wins 2016 Media Awards Gold Medal for best magazine from the Association for Garden Communicators (GWA).
The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) in August 2016 recognized Garden Making Editor-in-Chief Beckie Fox with its Garden Media Award.
The Anderson Parkette Biodiversity Garden in Oakville, Ontario, and Sean James of Fern Ridge Landscaping, recognized by the Perennial Plant Association.
The company that owns Canadian Gardening magazine, TVA Inc., says that the magazine will stop publishing after its Spring 2016 issue in March 2016.
Seedy Saturday (or Sunday) gatherings are annual grassroots events where open-pollinated and heritage seeds are swapped. The local events grow in appeal.