What We Do

Community Garden

Welcome to Gardening Life’s Community Garden, where we offer a range of unique services tailored to cultivate a vibrant and sustainable gardening experience for our community members. Our commitment goes beyond providing plots; we strive to create a nurturing environment that fosters growth, connection, and shared joy in gardening.

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Community Garden

Gardens to Visit

The new Quinte Botanical Gardens in southeastern Ontario offers a beautiful and educational experience for visitors of all ages.

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Gardens to Visit


At Gardening Life, we believe in the power of community and the transformative impact of working together toward a common goal. Our volunteer program is at the heart of our mission, and we invite you to be a vital part of the green movement. Whether you have a green thumb, a passion for sustainability, or just a love for community engagement, there’s a place for you in our volunteer family.

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Workshop & Classes

Embark on a journey of learning, inspiration, and hands-on experience with Gardening Life’s diverse range of workshops and classes. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener looking to refine your skills or a budding enthusiast eager to cultivate your green thumb, our engaging programs cater to all levels of expertise.


Latest Articles

red white and pink petunias in pots

How to Care for Petunias in Pots

Petunias in a pot are a nice way to add some color and joy to your space. Petunias plants like full sun and are easy to maintain, so don’t worry if you’re new to gardening.

Choose the Right Location

Caring for petunias begins with placing them in a sunny spot, as they need plenty of light to flourish. A location that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight each day is ideal. This can be an outdoor space like a balcony or a patio, or indoors …

How to Get to Ottawa’s Garden Promenade

The Garden Promenade bus tour in Ottawa/Gatineau is truly a unique and wonderful way to experience the beauty of the National Capital Region. With 50 gardens to explore, the region is definitely a contender for the title of Garden Capital of Canada.

The bus tour takes visitors through various city neighborhoods, including the prestigious Sussex Drive’s Rideau Hall, and passes by the colorful gardens of Parliament Hill, as well as many of the nation’s most renowned museums …

Nurturing New Trees with the Help of Watering Bags

Autumn presents an ideal opportunity for both planting and transplanting, assuming that there’s sufficient soil moisture to support the establishment of plant root systems. It’s crucial to note that inconsistent watering or a lack of rainfall during this critical period can quickly lead to the failure of newly planted vegetation.

Therefore, it’s valuable to acquire some techniques to simplify, enhance, and optimize the watering process.

A rule of …

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