keeping our community green

Oshawa Peony Festival


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A Guide to Bloom Time in the Oshawa Garden

Oshawa Bee City

Oshawa - 22nd Canadian Bee City and 17th in Ontario

Located on the eastern edge of the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario, the City of Oshawa has joined the growing list of municipalities committing to taking actions to help pollinators! The City maintains several formal pollinator and community gardens. It has also amended its boulevard by-law to encourage planting for pollinators and is working to reduce mowing and increase naturalization in parks and areas adjacent to water.

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Getting Flowers Ready to Show


Gardener's Seasonal Cookbook Submissions

Submit your favourite recipes and tips for our Gardener's Seasonal Cookbook by Monday, June 10th.

The submission form is available below or at the May meeting. Submissions can be sent by email to Cathy Toledo ( or dropped off at the volunteer table at the May and June meetings.

Recipe Information for Cookbook Submissions (.docx form)

Membership Year & Online Registration

Notice to all members:

The membership year for renewals is now from January 1 to December 31.

Therefore, you’ll renew in December of 2019 for the 2020 membership year.

Coming very soon: Online registration and payment. You’ll be able to renew online. No more lines. Convenience plus.

Watch your membership page for updates.

OGC Spring Plant Sale

Spring Sale 2019
See our 2019 Plant Sale Video

Date: Saturday May 25th, 2019
Time: 9 am - 2 pm
Location: South Oshawa Community Centre - 1455 Cedar Street South, Oshawa, Ontario (see map)

Our annual plant sale offers great plants at bargain prices. Locally grown and cared for, we offer perennials, herbs, geraniums, dahlias and so much more.

Durham Master Gardeners and our members are available for help in choosing the right plant for your garden. Our partners include G.L. Roberts CVI Horticultural Program , Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee, Robert Young (Dahlias).

Take advantage of free mini-demonstrations and planting activity for kids (must be accompanied by a parent). Cash sales only. Free parking. Student volunteers to assist with carrying plants.

Resilient Communities, Regenerative Landscapes


Showing Flowers

Showing Flowers (.pdf file)

Showing Flowers (.docx file)

Conditioning and Hardening for Spring Flowers

Conditioning and Hardening for Spring Flowers (.pdf file)

Conditioning and Hardening for Spring Flowers (.docx file)

Seedy Saturday - Feb 23rd