COG OSO Summer Organic GARDEN Tour

June 14, 2013 at 2:57 pm Leave a comment

Sunday June 23, Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa-St. Lawence-Outaouais Chapter is hosting garden tours in the city of Ottawa. See the details below and contact Lloyd to sign up as spaces are limited: lw.strachan(at) or 613-257-8362

10:00 a.m. Visit a Master Garden 1386 Louis Lane(near St. Laurent Blvd. south of the Queensway)

Over 150 species of plants using permaculture principles including drought resistant plants, shrubs, hosta beds and native plants. Directions: Bus #95 to Cryville Station, cross 417 bridge & path beside Securit Corporation Bldg. through Marchand park to Kenaston and Louis Lane (1 km).

12:00 p.m. Bring your own lunch in Marchand Park ( we will go together from the garden tour)

1:30 p.m. Visit with various gardeners at the Gloucester Allotment Garden (Weir Road at the intersection of Anderson and Renaud Roads). No public transportation access. Carpooling from Marchand Park. Visit several gardeners and their interesting food gardens including sweet potatoes, soybeans, ethnic vegetables and 15 different kinds of fruit trees. See eco-friendly fence, watering system with storage tanks and pipeline.


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