Quinte Botanical Gardens
Garden & Nature Show
Garden & Nature Show

A Two-Day Outdoor Horticultural Extravaganza!

We are so excited to introduce our first ever Garden & Nature Show –
right here at the Quinte Botanical Gardens!

The focus is to bring people and plants together and chat with all the amazing, knowledgeable, local businesses and organizations who help make our world a better place to live in.

At the Quinte Botanical Gardens everyone is invited to exchange ideas and share their gardening experiences…especially the ones with a sprinkling of humour!


Meander through 6 acres of distinctive gardens
Chat with horticultural people about plants
Find out which are the best tomatoes to grow
Enter a fun floral competition
Win prizes
Discover exquisite work of local artists
Meet the "Zinnia Warrior!"
Learn about today’s best pollinator plants
Find your garden “colour psychology”
Shop for unique gifts
Photograph the elusive Hummingbird Moth
Taste herbs in the Edible Garden
Attend a Garden Design presentation
Discover how bees behave
Savour home-made delights
And a bunch more!

2022 Theme:

Location: Quinte Botanical Gardens
664 Glen Ross Road
Frankford, Ontario K0K 2C0
Dates & Times: Rescheduled to 2023
Dates & times to follow
Admission: $13.00 per person, (includes the show and all gardens)
Children under 5 enter free
Cash, debit and credit cards accepted
Other: Free Parking
Dogs Allowed (on leash, friendly, and “calling cards” picked up)
Volunteers: We would love your help! Please get in touch with us.
Speakers: Garden Design Tips
More to be advised, please check back often for updates
Contact Us: Deanna Groves and John Riedl
Email: dgroves@qbgardens.ca
Phone: 613-398-0402

Vendors/Exhibitors: Download Exhibitor Application
Floral Competitions: Categories are:
- single cut flower stem of any type in a vase or container
- multiple cut flowers of any type in a vase or container
- container with best live pollinator plants
- funniest gardening hat competition
- funniest house or garden plant (cut or potted)
All competitions are judged by audience participation and organized by horticultural volunteers.
It’s tons of fun and everyone is welcome to join in!

Get down to earth (excuse the pun!), restore balance in your life, learn things, and have fun!
Join us for this uplifting and informative experience!