2022 is the Year of the Garden
This year, Mississauga joins other municipalities across Canada in celebrating gardening, gardeners and our beautiful outdoor spaces.
To mark this occasion, the City will be hosting a series of events and activities to encourage residents to explore the world of gardening, flowers and seeds.
Check back throughout the year as new activities will be added to this page.
Saturday, June 18: National Garden Day Event
Celebrate National Garden Day and the Year of the Garden at Riverwood! Take a free tour of The Riverwood Conservancy’s Enabling Garden, learn about the connections between gardens and local bird species, and get to know some of Mississauga’s local gardening groups.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
4190 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga
Free event for all ages
June 18 - July 27: Blooms and Berries
Blooms and Berries is an annual summer event hosted at the Museums of Mississauga. It celebrates historical and modern agricultural practices in Mississauga and The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, including food culture and land-based practices of Indigenous Peoples, past and present.
Thursday, June 23: Design Your Own Pollinator Garden
Join Jeanne McRight from Blooming Boulevards for an online webinar to learn ways to provide food and shelter for native pollinators, while delighting your family and neighbours with textures, shapes and colours.
Free, online event for all ages
Saturday, June 25: Wildflower Giveaway
The City’s Woodlands & Natural Areas team will be distributing free wildflowers for residents to help increase pollinator habitat at their homes. These plants will be a welcomed addition to any garden, porch or balcony.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Malton Community Centre
3540 Morning Star Drive, Mississauga
Adopt a Flower Bed
Volunteer your time and help create and maintain gardens located in Mississauga parks through the City’s new Adopt a Flower Bed Program.
Mississauga Seed Library
The Seed Library provides the public with free access to open-pollinated and non GMO seeds. It aims to support local food systems, build seed saving literacy, and promote locally adapted plant genetics.
Tag us on Instagram
Show your love for flowers and gardening this year by sharing your Mississauga garden pics on Instagram. Whether it’s your favourite flower, your first vegetable crop or something special you spotted in a Mississauga park, be sure to tag us @saugaparksrec.