Garden Days is Canada’s country-wide celebration of the vital role of gardens and gardening in our communities and in our lives. National Garden Day is Saturday, June 16, the opening day of Garden Days 2018. This nine-day program of activities... continue reading.
Mark’s Choice Through the Garden Gate, is Toronto’s largest tour of private gardens. The self-guided tour format enables participants to discover the gardens at their own pace following a map and garden guide that contains descriptions of each featured garden.... continue reading.
NANPS Christie Pits Native Plant Sale will be Sunday May 27th, 2018 12-4pm at Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor Street, Toronto Ontario. To view the plant list for the sale click here If you are interested to volunteer at one... continue reading.
NANPS Annual Native Plant Sale is in a new location this year Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto ON M3C 1P2 Saturday May 5, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm If you are interested to volunteer at one of... continue reading.
NANPS is thrilled to have an information table at the upcoming Leslieville Tree Festival: a family friendly event celebrating our urban forests. The day includes displays from environmental groups and green vendors, exciting performances from local musicians and performers, a... continue reading.
Speaker Series: A Swiftly Changing Landscape with Paul LaPorte Date: Wednesday April 25, 2018, 7:30 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E, Toronto ON Admission: NANPS members $5, Non-members $10 Tickets are available online here. Register online and... continue reading.
NANPS & Toronto Botanical Garden are thrilled to bring you this visually stunning documentary, Hometown Habitat, on Saturday April 21st, 4-6pm, at the Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave East, Toronto. Featuring interviews with passionate experts and activists, and narrated... continue reading.
Plant Faire, Information Table Saturday April 21, 9 am to 2 pm Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road, Burlington ON... continue reading.
The Peterborough Garden Show is April 13, 14, 15, 2018, at the Evinrude Centre in Peterborough Ontario. This promises to be a great weekend of speakers, demonstrations, workshops, full of gardening inspiration. NANPS will have an information booth. For more... continue reading.
Speaker Series: Tracing the Roots of Native Plants with Paul LaPorte Date: Wednesday April 11, 2018, 7:30 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto Admission: NANPS Members $5, Non-members $10 Tickets are available online. Register online and... continue reading.
Toronto Scarborough Seedy Saturday will be Saturday March 24, 11am – 4pm, at the Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road South, Scarborough. https://www.facebook.com/SSSGFair/... continue reading.
NANPS will have an information booth at the Canada Blooms Show March 14-18 at the Enercare Centre, Toronto Ontario. Note, the show runs from March 9 – 18th. http://canadablooms.com/... continue reading.
6th Annual Seedy Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 10am – 2pm. Newmarket Community Centre, Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket Ontario. Free event, with community seed exchange, seeds and garden marketplace, children’s area, interactive planting space and snacks More info... continue reading.
Get the Jump on Spring & Seedy Saturday, Information Table Saturday February 17, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto for more info about Get the Jump on Spring and Seedy Saturday... continue reading.
Guelph Organic Conference, Information Table Date: Saturday January 27 and Sunday January 28, 2018 Location: Guelph University Centre, Guelph ON More info about the event at https://guelphorganicconf.ca/2018-event-info/... continue reading.
Master Gardeners Technical Update, Information Table Date: Saturday January 13, 2018 Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E, Toronto... continue reading.
YIMBY (Yes in My Back Yard), Information Table Date: Saturday December 9, 2017 Location: Metro Hall Rotunda, 555 John St, Toronto YIMBY is a fun event to meet other groups seeking to enhance the quality of life in the community.... continue reading.
AGM and Social This is the perfect chance to meet with NANPS directors and other NANPS members over snacks and refreshments. A display of NANPS materials will be available as well as our financial report and info about volunteer opportunities.... continue reading.
2nd Annual Ravine Symposium, Information Table Date: Friday November 3, 2017, 8:30 am to 4:40 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden Through tours, talks, panel discussions, displays and networking, this year’s event will continue the conversations and strengthen the connections initiated... continue reading.
Wild Bees Lecture, Heather Holm Wild bees live among us and contribute greatly to our lives, yet we know so little about them. Heather Holm is determined to change that. During this presentation, she will take us on a detailed... continue reading.
Bioblitz Awesome and educational! Those are the words to describe the Bioblitz in Caledon on June 10 and 11th. Thank you Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy(EBC), Richard Aaron, and to all who participated in the Blitz at the Simmons Nature Reserve. Many... continue reading.
Christie Pits Plant Sale Sunday May 28, 2017, noon to 4 pm Christie Pits Toronto, ON... continue reading.
Artisans at Work Plant Sale Saturday, May 20, 2017, 11 am to 4 pm Plant Sale Artisans at Work Toronto, ON... continue reading.
Markham Plant Sale Saturday, May 13, 2017, noon to 3 pm Markham Civic Centre Markham, ON... continue reading.
Plant Faire, Information Table Royal Botanical Garden, Rock Garden Visitor Centre and Parking Lot ,Saturday April 29, 10:00am to 3:00pm... continue reading.
Connecting the Diversity Dots: Gardening with Native Plants, Lorraine Johnson Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017, doors open at 6:30, lecture at 7:30 pm Location: Toronto Botanical Garden Lorraine Johnson Lorraine is the author of many gardening books, including the recently... continue reading.
Peterborough Garden Show, Information Table Friday, April 7 to Sunday, April 9, 2017 Peterborough Garden Show Peterborough, ON... continue reading.
Canada Blooms, Information Table Friday March 10 to Tuesday March 14, 2017 Enercare Centre Toronto, ON... continue reading.
Seedy Saturday, Information Tables, 2017 Saturday February 25, 2017 Toronto Botanical Garden Toronto ON Saturday March 4, 2017 Newmarket ON Saturday April 1, 2017 Scarborough ON... continue reading.
Get the Jump on Spring, Information Table Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017 Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, Toronto ON... continue reading.
Guelph Organic Conference, Information Table Date: Saturday January 28 and Sunday January 29, 2017 Location: Guelph Organic Conference, Guelph ON... continue reading.
Master Gardeners Technical Update, Information Table Saturday January 7, 2017 Toronto Botanical Garden, Toronto ON... continue reading.
Building Biodiversity with Native Plants, Paul Laporte Location: Fairview Public Library Date: Tuesday March 29, 2016, 7:30 pm Learn how to establish a native plant garden and habitat that supports critical food chains for birds and pollinators. Marvel at the... continue reading.
Propagating Native Plants: Getting Your Seeds to Grow, Stefan Weber February 9, 2016, Fairview Public Library Learn about tools needed for effective seed collecting and cleaning. Talk about challenges and techniques that work for propagating native plants from seed. Stefan... continue reading.
Flowers and Food: Growing Edible Native Plants, Lorraine Johnson In this illustrated talk, Lorraine Johnson will combine two timely and popular subjects—urban agriculture and native plant gardening—and inspire gardeners to grow edible native plants on their own properties. Location: North... continue reading.