We have combined the resources of the Peterborough Horticultural Society, the Peterborough
and Area Master Gardeners and the annual Peterborough Garden Show to provide a comprehensive
source of information for gardeners.
Introduction to Gardening
The Master Gardeners are presenting a new course. You can learn how to garden from the ground up. Find more about it here>.
Growing Your Own Food
Growing Your own Food is rewarding. Check out our advice.
Help with Gardening
With gardening articles and links to external resources, you will
find any information you need to garden in our area. Included are local events and ways to
meet other gardeners.
Join the Horticultural Society
Ask Us Your Gardening Questions
The Horticulural Society meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month except for July, August and December.
We welcome new members. Just show up to a meeting and try us out, or fill out our registration
form and mail it in. In addition to entertaining speakers and the company of other
gardeners, you will have access to an extensive lending library, workshops and bus tours.
If you have a question about gardening and cannot find the answer on our site, ask the
Become a Master Gardener
If you are interested in learning more about gardening and share this
knowledge with others as a volunteer, you might like to become a Master Gardener. You
can contact the Coordinator by email.
2012 Peterborough Garden Show
It was a great party. More than 8000 people enjoyed the best show ever. Here are a few of our photos. Click on the photo below for a larger view.
(photos were taken by Megan Westlake of Megan Westlake Photography )
Celebrity Floral Challenge - New This Year
Local celebrities will fight it out in a floral design competition at the show this year - find details here>
See You at the 2013 Show!
We are already planning for the 2013 show on April 12, 13, and 14, 2013. Check out the details. This year to help with parking,
we are providing free parking and free bus shuttle from the Kinsmen Centre. See the map for directions.
Advance tickets can be purchased at the following locations at the beginning of 2013 (cash only please):
Joan Harding - 705-799-5378,
Avant-Gardens - 165 Sherbrooke Street, Peterborough, ON
Griffin's Greenhouse - 3026 Lakefield Lakefield, ON
Custom Copy Digital Print Centre - 171 King Street, Peterborough, ON
Hotner's Greenhouse - 1550 Lansdowne Street West, Peterborough, ON
Lakefield Flowers and Gifts - 56 Queen St., Lakefield, ON
The Greenhouse on the River - 4115 County Rd. 32, Lakefield, ON