Happening This Weekend At Canadensis

Happening This Weekend At Canadensis

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.

Canadensis Presents: Year of the Garden 2022

Canadensis Presents: Year of the Garden 2022

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.

Canadensis: Community Partner of Snowsuit Fund #SnowAngelOttawa Challenge

Canadensis: Community Partner of Snowsuit Fund #SnowAngelOttawa Challenge

Canadensis is proud to be a Community Partner in support of the Ottawa Snowsuit Fund’s #SnowAngelOttawa Challenge.

It’s a cool way to keep Ottawa kids warm. Canadensis is a perfect place for you to make your snow angel. Please post to social media using the hashtags #SnowAngelOttawa and #Canadensis

TOWARDS CANADENSIS – YOUR BOTANICAL GARDEN IN OTTAWA

TOWARDS CANADENSIS – YOUR BOTANICAL GARDEN IN OTTAWA

Aren’t you getting excited about being together again? Don’t you feel that if we’ve learned anything from the challenging past year and a half, it’s about the healing power of green spaces?  So many of us have sought out those unique destinations that can both be enjoyed as a place for restoration of our bodies…

Walk on the Future Site of Canada’s National Botanical Garden

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…

Plants with National Botanical Significance in Canada: Goldenseal, an Ontario Species at Risk

Plants with National Botanical Significance in Canada: Goldenseal, an Ontario Species at Risk

Endangered species, such as the iconic panda, get all the attention. In Canada, Hydrastis canadensis or goldenseal has been in decline since the late 1800s. It is now under threat, but it garners little attention. Maybe that’s because it is a plant and not a golden seal. Goldenseal, a plant with national botanical significance in…

Have You Ever Tried Buffaloberry Ice Cream?

Have You Ever Tried Buffaloberry Ice Cream?

The flowering season has passed for Canadian Buffaloberry, but as the summer winds down, keep an eye open for its distinctive orange or red fruits. Buffaloberry – Shepherdia canadensis – is a deciduous shrub, growing 1-3 metres tall with erect to slightly spreading stems. The inconspicuous flowers appear in spring before the leaves have opened….

Appui inconditionnel au projet Canadensis

Appui inconditionnel au projet Canadensis

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…

Canada Goldenrod: Much Maligned and Misjudged

Canada Goldenrod: Much Maligned and Misjudged

The Canada goldenrod is scientifically known as Solidago Canadensis. Other common names of the flower are Giant Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod, and Rough. The plant has a bad reputation for causing allergy symptoms during the summer. However, the culprit for hay fever is wind-pollinated plants, which this goldenrod is not. The bountiful swarm of insects found…