Our experienced gardeners have studied horticulture and continue to upgrade their skills through technical training.
With this training and education we provide unbiased horticultural advice and expertise to home gardeners, at no charge. 

We encourage good gardening practices.


May 14, 2022, 2 - 4 pm - In the Zone. Where to Find Native Plants.
Master Gardeners partner with WWF and Loblaws (Westboro Superstore, 190 Richmond Road, Ottawa)
June 18, 2022 - Meet the Monarch - click here for the Schedule

Advice clinics 2022:  Barrhaven Market, Beechwood Market, Byward Market, Carp Farmers Market, Carp Garlic Festival, Dundonald Park Market, Main Street Farmers Market, Ottawa Farmers Market(Lansdowne), Parkdale Farmers Market, Westboro Market

Have a question?
- Ask our email helpline Master Gardens for an answer. 

- Join our Master Gardeners of Ottawa-Carleton FaceBook Group.  

- Trowel Talk Live: Trowel Talk Live is a series of weekly lunchtime gardening talks via Zoom -
                                          Wednesdays from April 27 to November 2 at 12:30pm. 
                                              Register here -- attend as often as you can.

Read our Newsletters.  
Trowel Talk since 2010  and  The Edible Garden 2014 - 2020 (merged with Trowel Talk in 2020)  

Here is the current issue of our newsletter:     

May 2022 Trowel Talk- Monarch butterflies, Carrots and kin, Weeds: Dandelion, The Gardener's Eye, Beware knotweeds

Lectures 2022 via Zoom: 
Friends of the Farm again partnering with us to present 5 lectures via Zoom. Click: details/registration 


Donations help defray our costs in delivery of our services.

To donate  Click:  http://mgoi.ca/about/donate.html    
Please direct your donation to MGOC in the "Message to Charity" box on the CanadaHelps website.
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