Happy to report that Garden Days Ottawa 2016 held the most activities (28) of any city in the country and also hosted the national Garden Days launch event at the Museum of Nature marking the opening of the Landscapes of Canada Gardens.

Thank you to all those that organized activities and those that attended. We wish to thank the Canadian Garden Council and its partners and sponsors as well as the Garden Days Ottawa sponsors listed below. 

We invite you to start planning for Garden Days Ottawa 2017 – June 9 to 18

Ottawa Garden Days is celebration that takes place over two weekends, ending on the Father’s Day weekend and aligned with Canada’s celebration of our National Garden Day. The program’s objective is to draw attention to our garden culture, history and innovations and to underscore the importance of public and private gardens, the values of gardening and the promotion of environmental stewardship.

form more information and to find out how to participate, please see the INVITATION page.

The Ottawa Garden Map

Welcome to the Ottawa Garden Map, highlighting over 140 Gardens of all shapes and sizes, in all manner of places, lending their beauty to public and private settings, parks, memorial sites, roof tops, green walls, community plots, and more including 50 Community Gardening Network of Ottawa member gardens across the city.

You can navigate around this map like you would any Google Map and, if you expand the table in the top left corner of the map you can see a listing of the gardens by name and type and turn off and on layers to make it easier to find the type of garden you are looking for.

If the map doesn't load properly in your browser, please click here to view it on Google Maps.

This map was created through the hard work of dedicated volunteers and with the support of local partners, including:

Garden Days Events in Ottawa

Garden Days is Canada's coast to coast to coast, three-day celebration of our National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day. This three-day program of activities and events is for gardening enthusiasts, families, schools and tourists alike. Garden Days is an opportunity for Canadians to enjoy their own garden, visit or take part in their favourite garden experience, get inspired at their local garden centre or travel to a nearby destination to enjoy their favourite garden. 

This year Garden Days will run from June 17th through the 19st with Ottawa hosting its very own Garden Days Celebration. The local events are listed on the National Garden Days page and include seminars, garden tours, open gardens and more.


For further details please visit the Garden Days Official Events Page