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Canada’s first ‘Garden Day’,
will take place on June 14, 2013, the Friday preceding Father’s
Canadian Garden Council’s objective in initiating the ‘Garden
Day’ program is to
counteract plant blindness syndrome by bringing awareness to:
- the importance of public and private gardens
- the values of home gardening
- the benefits related to gardens
- the promotion of environmental stewardship
first Garden Day will see
numerous events across the country in celebration of Canada’s public gardens
and home gardening and act as the public launch of Canada’s Garden
Route (www.canadasgardenroute.ca) .
Activities for gardening enthusiasts, families,
schools and tourists alike will take place on Garden day, and could
extend through the weekend (eg: A visit to your favorite garden
experience would make a great Father's Day treat). To find out about activities in your area, please click on the ‘Activities’ button at the top of the page.
This first Canada’s Garden Day will
opportunity for Canadians to go outside in their own garden, their
favorite community garden or travel to a nearby garden destination to
connect to their favorite garden experience.
If you are organizing an activity in celebration of this inaugural Canada’s Garden Day, and would like to register it, please fill in this form.
Canadian Garden Tourism Council
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
Communities in Bloom
Rain Bird Corporation