The original plan for the experimental farm called for a botanical garden to supplement the Fletcher Wildlife Garden and the Arboretum. That was back in 1886. We don’t do things in a hurry here.
J’aimerais apporter mon appui inconditionnel au projet “Canadensis – Le Jardin du Canada”, projet élaboré et soutenu par la “Société du Jardin Botanique Canadensis” depuis de nombreuses années déjà. Comme vous le savez, le Canada est l’un des rares pays au monde et le seul du G20 à ne pas pouvoir offrir à ses citoyens…
The Canadian Anemone is a gorgeous, spring-blooming herbaceous perennial, native to North America. It’s easily identified by an impressive cluster of upward-facing white flowers. Their bright yellow center sits on stalked, elongated branches, bending a bit too easily in the wind. Have you seen them? I admire them each morning when I walk my retriever…
Saturday, August 12th – 14th
Experimental Farm, Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3K1
A weekend of garden-themed activities presented by Canadensis including:
A Company of Fools presentation of ‘The Tempest’
Meet the Garden Installation Artists and visit the gardens
Display and Sale of Fine Garden Art and Garden-Themed Art by Local Artists
See the Roaming Garden Wheelbarrow creation and displays (vote for your choice).
We hope you will come and join us!
Canadensis is a proud partner of the Ottawa Garden Festival.
It’s official! 2022 is the Year of the Garden in Canada. Canada is the first country ever to declare a national Year of the Garden!
In this special edition of ‘Canadensis Presents’ the spotlight is on Canadian gardens and garden champions. Special Guests: Alexander Reford, Gloria Beck, Susan Ellis, and Cheney Creamer.
Why not look for a Canadian Violet on Canada Day? This activity can be safely undertaken during a pandemic. The Canadian Violet is a breathtaking perennial with blossoming white petals. Many of the upper 2 petals are tinged with purple and cupped by heart-shaped basal leaves. This forb is fragrantly perfumed and also known to…
Canadians want a national botanical garden for an attractive walking destination, a national survey conducted by Nanos Research shows. Canadensis has a vision for such a world-class attraction. But we have other extraordinary news. You can already take a memorable walk on the stunning site of the future “Canadensis: The Garden of Canada.” The site has…