Garden Route

Explore a garden route that leads you to specialty growers, gorgeous display gardens and garden boutiques. Spend a couple of hours… or spend the weekend…the Peterborough and Area Garden Route.

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Peterborough Horticultural Society

The Peterborough Horticultural Society has been an active part of Peterborough, Ontario life since 1861. They meet on the fourth Wednesday of every month except July, August, and December at the Peterborough Lions Community Centre at 347 Burnham Street.

Peterborough Master Gardeners

The Master gardeners are a group of dedicated people who enjoy volunteering their time and knowledge by providing gardening advice to the public. They meet formally nine times a year on the second Wednesday of the month during which they try to either bring in speakers or go to horticultural establishments for more ‘hands on’ activities. They exchange ideas, plants and knowledge within the group and are always keen to keep up with the rapidly changing face of horticulture. They also visit gardens and interesting nurseries and occasionally organize horticultural bus trips.

Ontario Horticultural Association

The Ontario Horticultural Association is a volunteer, charitable organization whose mission is to provide leadership and assist in the promotion of education and interest in all areas of horticulture and related environmental issues in Ontario, through an expanding network of horticultural societies dedicated to the beautification of their communities.

Avant-Garden Shop

Here  you can find a variety of decorative items for the home and garden including the largest selection of Canadian made gifts in the area!  Tools (including the famous Garden Bandit), gloves, and fire burners, outdoor wall art, indoor garden themed art, wind chimes, thermometers and beautiful mailboxes. They also have a wide selection of bird feeders (including the Squirrel Buster Plus), pole systems, i.d. books, and the best bird seed in Canada!  165 Sherbrooke St. in Peterborough. (705) 743-0068.

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Gardens Plus

Dawn has all of your Hosta and Daylily needs plus an expanded line of drought tolerant plants.  Visit her on-line or at her home garden in Peterborough/Douro.

Griffins Greenhouses

A family run business entering its 37th year of business. A ten month a year business with multiple greenhouses, an award winning display garden, and two garden gift shops.

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