Gardening

Summer 2020 horticulture update

City Council has approved a modified horticulture program this summer including major floral display locations throughout the City. Prominent displays will continue to be featured at the following locations:

  • Lorne Park
  • Glenhyrst Gardens
  • Jubilee Terrace
  • Tom Thumb Park
  • Gore Park
  • War Memorial
  • City Hall
  • Harmony Square
  • Victoria Park
  • City Entrance signs 

Basic maintenance will also continue at all park locations, including general grounds upkeep, grass cutting and weed control in unplanted beds and existing landscape plantings. Residents are urged to continue to follow physical distancing regulations (being 6 ft apart from others at all times in public) while enjoying the City’s outdoor parks.

Community gardens

Our city has many community gardens that allow you to grow healthy food as a community.

Gardening seminars

We run gardening seminars to help you learn how to design an eco-friendly garden. Learn how to use rain barrels, mulch and much more.

Waterwise Landscape Recognition Program

Learn about our Waterwise Landscape Recognition Program and enter your garden to see if it qualifies as a waterwise space.

Horticulture program

See our horticulture displays and learn more about the City's horticulture process.