Year of The Garden

A lush garden bed at the Halifax Public Gardens

2022 has been officially proclaimed the year of the garden and June 18, 2022 as “Garden Day” as part of the Canadian Garden Council's national celebration. The municipality celebrates the contribution of gardens and gardening in communities throughout the region, which include positive impacts on quality of life, creating safe and healthy spaces for neighbours to come together, and helping us reach our climate action goals.

Open Greenhouses

Join us for two opportunities to explore municipal greenhouses this spring. Gardeners will be available to answer questions while you browse at your own pace. We'll even have a limited quantity of plants to give away! 

Open greenhouse | Sackville St. greenhouse

When: Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Where: 5711 Sackville St.

Open greenhouse | Caledonia Rd. greenhouse

When: Saturday, June 4 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Where: 62 Caledonia Road

Garden Day Celebration 

Join us for a free Garden Day celebration at the Halifax Public Gardens. Take in the majestic collection of flowers in bloom, including our iconic giant rhododendrons while enjoying live music from the gazebo. Try to spot Alice in Wonderland as she tours the gardens and even snag a family photo. Free annual and perennial plants and treats will be available while supplies last. 

When: June 18 from 1 - 4 p.m.

Where: Halifax Public Gardens