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Meet NANPS volunteers at our Information Booths. This section has information about where our volunteers will be next so you can meet them to ask your questions, obtain local genotypes of native plant seeds, pick up information about upcoming native plant activities, and JOIN NANPS!

NANPS is operated entirely by volunteers. If you would like to host a NANPS information booth near you or volunteer to help staff an already scheduled booth, please contact us! We'll be happy to find other NANPSters in your area to help.

10 Oct

NANPS will have an information booth at the fourth annual Urban Ravine Symposium. The symposium is a full day of ravine exploration, learning and fun. NEW this year is a second day of plant-focused programming – the Urban Tree Workshop happening the very next day. Register for both events and save!

Through tours, talks, displays and networking, this event will contribute greatly to the growing enthusiasm and expertise for urban ravine restoration. Check-out the exciting presentation line-up – a little science, a little art, and a whole lot of inspiration! Price includes all presentations, lunch and coffee breaks.

Early bird registration prices in effect until September 20. Prices include coffee breaks and lunch.

Visit this link for more details and to register now!

26 Oct

The NANPS AGM & Social is fast approaching, and will be Saturday October 26th, 9:30 am to 12:00. Once again we will be at the lovely Toronto Botanical Garden, in Toronto Ontario. We hope you can join us for a half day of NANPS updates, speakers, awards, refreshments and time spent with fellow native plant enthusiasts.

We have a fantastic line up of presenters to share with you! Our keynote speaker is Brenna Anstett of LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests) who will present on LEAF’s work on promoting the importance of the urban forest and helping people plant native trees and shrubs. We will also hear from In the Zone , a World Wildlife Fund program that provides tools to gardeners in the Carolinian zone to help them create habitat for wildlife in their own yards.

This is a free event, however we ask that you register so we can plan for refreshments! Reserve your spot here.

Save the Date - NANPS 2019 AGM & Social

Save the Date – NANPS 2019 AGM & Social

30 Mar

Scarborough Seedy Saturday, Information Table
Saturday March 30, 2019, 11am – 4pm, at the Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road South, Scarborough.

27 Apr

Plant Faire, Saturday April 27, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. NANPS will have an information booth at the 3rd annual Plant Faire. There will be plants for sale, garden professionals and free admission! Visit the RBG website for more information.

Plant Faire RBG Centre

28 Apr

NANPS will have an information table at this annual planting in Markham, ON. Visit the 10,000 Trees website for more information and to register for the event.
Stonebridge Drive and Major Mackenzie Rd. E (west of McCowan Rd).

08 Mar

Canada Blooms, the country’s largest show of it’s kind is coming up Friday March 8 – Sunday March 17th. The 2019 theme is a Family Affair, and the show includes a kid friendly playzone, as well as garden displays, workshops, speakers and a flower show.

NANPS will have a booth for the first few days of the show (Friday March 8 – Tuesday March 12). Stop by with your native plant questions!

23 Feb

Get the Jump on Spring & Seedy Saturday, Information Table
Saturday February 23, 2019, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto
for more info about Get the Jump on Spring & Seedy Saturday

26 Jan

NANPS will once again have an information table set up at the Guelph Organic Conference on Jan. 26 and 27, 2019. The conference takes place January 24- 27th in Guelph, Ontario.

For more information on the Conference, including online registration, please visit

12 Jan

Master Gardeners Technical Update, Information Table
Date: Saturday January 12, 2019
Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E, Toronto

23 Sep

NANPS will have an information booth set up, including kid friendly activities, at the Leslieville Market in Jonathan Ashbridges Park (south of Queen St E. and west of Coxwell) Sunday September 23rd 9am – 2pm.

Stop by the NANPS booth as you browse the market for local and sustainably grown veggies, meat, baked goods, prepared foods, and enjoy live bands!

16 Jun

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 wide array of children’s activities, exhibits from local artists and a ceremonial tree planting.

Join us at Leslie Grove Park, 1158 Queen Street East, (corner of Queen St. East and Jones Ave), Toronto, Ontario.

09 Jun

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. A complimentary shuttle bus is available for participants to “hop on and hop off” along the route.

NANPS volunteers will be at one of the gardens, which features native plants. June 9 and 10, 2018.

Through the Garden Gate