2014 Winners - Rural Gardens

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Bed and Breakfast
Meaford, Ontario
dailY 9-9 in summer
The Essence of the Bruce
The area’s most unique shopping
experience with an emphasis on
Canadian-made. Clothing (best
coat & mocassin selection on the
Peninsula), native crafts, jewelry,
bath & kitchen, preserves & more!
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249 4th Street A East • Owen Sound · 519-371-4746
5 miles N of Wiarton, Hwy. 6. 519-534-1777.
MORLAND
PLACE
a sundaY tradition on the peninsula
Garden #6
Large European-style Formal Gardens
102645 Grey Road #18
5 kms south of Owen Sound
Open Daily Bus Parking
Garden concrete sales 519-376-4617
Art in the Garden July 11, 2015
Rain Date: July 12, 2015
Garden #5
Chosen 1
Our outdoor vendors’ market runs from May long weekend
through to Thanksgiving. Experience a traditional market
complete with antiques, books, local crafts, fresh fruit,
vegetables, flowers, plants, herbs, preserves and much
more! Oh, and our take-out has fresh cut fries. Yummy!
EARTH BOUND GARDENS
• Situated on 100 acres at the top of
• Part of Rural Gardens of Grey and
Scotch Mountain with 360 degree
Bruce: Scotch Mountain Country
views of Meaford and Georgian Bay.
Gardens #8
• Two separate guesthouse suites with
• Country bakery and garden café
private entrance, kitchen, full bath,
serving baked goods, beverages and
fireplace and satellite T.V.
sandwiches, and featuring Scotch
• Choice of gourmet or hearty country
Mountain Shortbread.
breakfast, including freshly baked
• Gift shop with handmade local crafts.
breads, muffins or scones.
Hours: May to October
For reservations please call
Red Bay Bruce Peninsula
519 538-5965
Plant Sales, Landscape & Design, Gift Shop, Metal Art,
Sunday Concert Series, Workshops
E-mail: [email protected]
bbcanada.com/13657.html
137295 Grey Road 12
R.R. 2, Meaford, ON, N4L 1W6
www.earthboundgardens.com
519-534-2483 Garden #4
Solway’s Farm Market
Garden #8
unique jewellery fashioned by
many gifted Canadian artists
light instrumental music
gifts for home & garden
• Bakery • Produce • Garden Centre
• Gluten-free Products • Local Meats
Please call for Hours:
(519) 534-1060
BRUCE
BOTANICAL FOOD GARDENS
A Rare Experience – 62 Park Street, Ripley, Ontario
WE CREATE
Featuring Rare, Very Rare, Endangered, and World Food Plants
June to October Wed-Sun 10-5 or by Chance
Guided and Self Guided Tours – Living Marketplace (please bring your own bag)
www.bbfg.org Facebook: Bruce Botanical Food Gardens
Your Healing Oasis
Explore the Sacred Woods
Walk a Spiral Pathway
Find your Inner Peace
Rootz
Rural
2.3 Km. west of Wiarton on Bruce Rd. 13
519-534-2522
www.ruralrootz.com
See our listing inside
for further details.
Garden #25
Stone Patios • Walkways
Retaining Walls • Decks
Gazebos • Water Features
267 Hwy #6, South Bruce Peninsula ON
519-534-0898
N0H2T0
HOPE BAY
1/2 way between
Wiarton & Lion’s Head
off Bruce Road #9
Rare Plants
Garden Decor
401328 Grey Rd. 4, RR1, Hanover, ON N4N 3B8
www.yeste
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519-364-2731
www.yesterdaysgarden.ca
Garden #2
Garden #17
Rural Gardens of Grey and Bruce (RGGB)
is an organization which invites
gardeners of Grey and Bruce to share
their enthusiasm, their expertise and their
gardens with visitors to our counties.
Our membership fees support the
publication of this brochure.
They also support our website at
www.ruralgardens.ca.
Collect the Codes to WIN!
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Mission and Vision
The Mission of RGGB is to
build and promote a network of
gardeners committed to sharing
knowledge and enjoyment of
gardening throughout Grey and
Bruce Counties.
Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound Region
www.escapetogreybruce.ca
The Vision of RGGB is to share
the rare and diverse garden
experiences of Grey and Bruce
Counties.
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2014 Winners
1 – C. Liverance, Stokes Bay, Ontario
2 – E. Csanig, Wainfleet, Ontario
3 – C. William, Georgetown, Ontario
Congratulations!
7:00 AM - 12:30 PM • 114 8TH AVE. EAST
• Stately home offering
three B&B rooms
• 6 housekeeping cottages
• On the Bruce Trail and
steps to safe, sand beach
• Pet Friendly Cottage
• Open Year Round
• Serene Setting
1-888-655-9090
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Rural Gardens of Grey and Bruce
Mail to: Earth Bound Gardens, 14 Hea Road
South Bruce Peninsula, ON N0H 2T0
Entries post marked by Monday, September 7, 2015
Draw Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
108 Beech Street, Hope Bay
South Bruce Peninsula, ON N0H 2T0
OPEN EVERY SATURDAY YEAR ROUND
WE SELL
Enter our
Waterview Resort, Wiarton (subject to availability)
$200 ‘Garden Bucks’ cashable at any garden
with plant sales.
$100 garden giveaways including Chimney
Ridge Maple Syrup, perennials and garden art.
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Member Gardens
We invite you to share the rare and
diverse garden experiences of our
private country gardens.
2015
www.ruralgardens.ca
Travel Information:
Bruce County • 1-800-268-3838
www.explorethebruce.com
Grey County • 1-877-733-4739
www.visitgrey.ca
RGGB Membership is open to gardeners
in Grey and Bruce Counties. Gardens of
various kinds and sizes are included in our
network. Prospective members are welcome
to our meetings. We meet twice a year,
in early Spring and in the Fall. For further
information contact Anne Bartlett at
[email protected] or at
(519) 369-1659.
Look for the yellow daisy sign
indicating RGGB garden locations.
PHOTOS
Front Cover:Carpe Diem Gardens
This Panel: (Top) Carpe Diem Gardens, (Middle) Grange Hollow,
(Bottom) Keppel Croft
Map Side: Map - (#1) Carpe Diem Gardens, (#2) Earth Bound
Gardens, (#3) Grange Hollow, (#4) Keppel Croft, (#5) Grange
Hollow, (#6) Earth Bound Gardens, (#7) Earth Bound Gardens,
(#8) Grange Hollow
Design & Printing: W.D. Keeling Printers Limited
Photo by Blossom Hills
SUMMERFOLK.ORG
Garden #6
1 BURY ROAD GARDENS &
SERENDIPITY
Joni and Pete Regan
2 Brock Street v Tobermory • (519) 596 2389
[email protected]
At the top of the beautiful Bruce Peninsula Mother Nature
has bent down and kissed a shady little corner on the cheek.
Corner of Nicholas & Brock Streets.
Daily most days May-Oct • $3
7 WILLOW FARM GRASSES
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FROGGIES SONG
Karen Young
597326 Grey Road 29, RR1 v Bognor • (519) 376 7463
[email protected]
Barbara Weatherall
154552 Grey Road 32, RR4 v Flesherton • (519) 986 3516
[email protected]
48 acre hobby farm in the Big Head River Valley. Featuring 95
varieties of ornamental grasses. Perennial and display beds
with winding trails to the river.
A cottage style garden with many unusual perennials. Also
daylilies and roses. Pathways take the visitor through the
garden. A shade garden and a rock garden.
15 BLOSSOM HILLS
2 THE FROG & NIGHTGOWN
GARDENS
8 SCOTCH MOUNTAIN COUNTRY
GARDENS
Pat Poucher
24 Water Street v Hope Bay • (519) 534 1060
JoAnn Kinkartz
137295 Grey Road 12, RR2 v Meaford
(519) 538-5965 • (416) 725-3029 • [email protected]
bbcanada.com/13657.html • GPS N44.535458 W80.640563
Waterfront English rock gardens with a spectacular view of
Georgian Bay; uncommon perennial plantings, shade and sun,
natural stream garden and picnic tables.
Call for hours
Gift Shop and Garden • $3 • Plant sales
3 LIVING CARPET
Joerg and Franzis Leiss
937 Bruce Rd 9 v Wiarton • (519) 534 3476
[email protected] • GPS 57-80-627 E, 093-00-227 N
Extensive groundcover and perennial plantings, natural rock
garden. Wildflower plantings around a large pond with bridge
and pergola in a woodland setting.
By Appointment • $3
Plant Sales • Perennial Nursery • Greenhouses
4 EARTH BOUND PERENNIALS &
GARDENS
Brenda Sutherland, John Close and Judy Larkin
14 Hea Road v (Red Bay/Wiarton) South Bruce Peninsula
(519) 534 2483
[email protected] • www.earthboundgardens.com
Home of the Lily Ladies! Our passion is daylilies and lilies.
Stroll 5 acres of ‘garden rooms’ in sun and shade. Native plant
specialty. Garden art.
Daily 9-5 • May-Thanksgiving • $3
Perennials, flowering shrubs and trees
Gift shop • Workshops • Wildflower Weddings
Group and Bus Tours also Welcome!
Sunday Concerts July-Aug 2-4pm
5 KEPPEL CROFT FARM AND
GARDENS
Bill and Dawn Loney
504156 Grey Road 1 v Big Bay, Wiarton, Georgian Bluffs
(519) 534 1090
[email protected] • www.keppelcroft.com
Explore four acres of perennial, shade and rock gardens
created on gravel ridge; art installations, nature trails, and
Keppel Henge. Bring your picnic.
10-5 W-Su, Holiday M, Closed M/Tu • $3
Group and Bus Tours Welcome • Plant Sales
6 MORLAND PLACE
Barry More
102645 Grey Road 18 v Owen Sound • (519) 376 4617
10 acre European style landscape featuring formal French,
Italian and perennial gardens. Stroll around Morland Hall,
complete with outbuildings, mature trees, hedges and maze.
Open daily • $3
Bus Parking • Self Tour with site map provided
Katherine Taylor and Sarah Taylor
175895 Concession 6 v Desboro • (519) 794 3444
[email protected] • www.grangehollow.ca
Century farm situated on 100 acres of rolling countryside in the
heart of Amish country. Sprawling English cottage-style gardens
bordered with limestone.
YESTERDAYS GARDEN
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RIVERWOOD GARDENS
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Ron, Karen & Caleb Charron
401328 Grey Rd 4, RR1 v Hanover
(519) 364 2731 • (519) 364 5393 • 1 877 364 2731
[email protected] • www.yesterdaysgarden.ca
Anne Bartlett
302441 Concession 2 SDR RR1 v Hanover • (519) 369 1659
[email protected]
We have moved! Four season gardens feature unique daylilies,
bearded iris, peonies, hostas, clematis, trees and conifers.
Watch the transformation from blank canvas begin!
10-6 F/Sa • June 12- Oct 1 • $3
Other dates/times by appointment or chance
Plant Sales • Group and Bus Tours Welcome
Passion for something different is reflected in exciting 4 season
gardens which incorporate the newest, most unusual and hard
to find trees, conifers & perennials.
10-5 M-Sa • May 1-September (Labour Day weekend)
Closed Sundays • $3
Plant Sales • Group and Bus Tours Welcome
Daily 9-5 May-July • Aug-Sept closed Su/W/Th • By donation
Self Tour with map • Greenhouses Plant Sales
Group and Bus Tours Welcome
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WILDTHINGS PLANT FARM
Marilyn & David Hammer
797318 East Back Line RR3 v Holland Centre • (519) 794 0945
[email protected]
www.blossomhillsgardens.blogspot.ca
From a hilltop of scrub brush in 2002, the grounds have evolved to
many lush perennial gardens and a pond in a secluded setting.
Open most days, or by appointment • $3
Bus Tours Welcome Expansive gardens on 100 acres at top of Scotch Mountain with
360 degree view. Rose garden, water features, dry river bed,
hiking paths, ‘Secret Garden’.
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10-5 W-Su • $3
Self Guided Map/Guided Tours by appointment
Light Refreshments • Lunch Available • Plant Sales
Cynthia Marsh
109 Hillcrest Drive v Clarksburg
(519) 599 5229 • (705) 444 8060
[email protected]
MEMBERS’ LISTING
An acre of secluded English perennial gardens with pergolas, old
barn and century home with European flair.
21 FOLMER BOTANICAL GARDENS &
GARDEN CENTRE
10 CARPE DIEM GARDENS
Jane Dykstra
496487 Grey Road 2 v Clarksburg • (519) 599 2641
[email protected]
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M-Sa by appointment or chance, Closed Su • $3
Sept by chance • Perennial, Cut Flower Sales • Tours
Property available for photos and picnics
FIDDLEHEAD NURSERY
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6275 Hwy 89, RR3 v Harriston • (519) 338 5903
[email protected] • www.flowerstofragrance.com
Our Lavender farm offers 100% natural skin care products
locally hand-made using our essential oils and dried flowers.
Book now for our summer tours.
10-5 We-Sa • Sundays in Summer
Guided Tours, Wildlife • $5 for Tours in July
See other side for Garden Getaway contest.
May-Oct by appointment or chance • $3
Large perennial gardens, woodland path, ponds and garden art.
Wedding bouquets made from gardens.
John Harris and Nina Aprile
9688 Minto Baseline Road v Mt Forest • (519) 338 3228
[email protected] • www.wild-things.ca
Nursery in the woods on 36 acres. Gardens everywhere. Huge
variety of unusual plants. Perennials, natives, hosta, shrubs,
daylillies, clematis, heirloom tomato plants. Well-grown.
10-6 M-Sa, 11-5 Su • $3
Group & Bus tours • Greenhouses • Plant Sales
Workshops • Special Events
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FLOWERS TO FRAGRANCE
9 HILLCREST GARDEN
Brian and Jana Folmer
2668 Highway 9 v Walkerton • (519) 881 3300
[email protected] • www.folmergardens.ca
Over 30 acres of alpines, grasses, wildflowers, native and
ornamental trees, shrubs, perennials, and roses among
limestone outcroppings, wetlands, meadows and ponds.
Extensive formal gardens.
8-6 M-F, 9-5 Sa, 10-4 Su • Plant Sales • $5
Group and Bus Tours • Giftshop/Garden Centre
Featured in Canadian Gardening Magazine, April 2010
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HYDRANGEA HEAVEN
Irene Neal
RR5, 46 Craig Drive v Kincardine • (519) 396 7616
Lakefront gardens in the English cottage style - plant
collectors garden of lush plantings, exotic specimens and
unfolding ‘Garden Rooms’ that guide you through this oasis.
By appointment or chance
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Ben Caesar
235599 Grey Rd. 13 v Kimberley • (705) 441-1217
[email protected] • www.fiddleheadnursery.ca
Edible landscape includes fruit and nut trees, berry bushes,
unusual perennial vegetables and salad greens; designed to be
self-fertile and low-maintenance (and delicious!).
10-5 Th-Su, May 15-Oct 11
[email protected] 2pm Sat & Sun (or by appointment)
Plant Sales and Workshops on Garden Design
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12 RAINBOWS AND ANGELS
Noreen Brodie
525736 Grey Rd 30 v Markdale • (519) 986 3162
[email protected]
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Stroll the grounds of a century home: lush, deep beds, creative
combinations of plants, waterfalls, pathways and natural
structures. Winner 2004 IPM Rural Beautification contest.
Spring meeting April 22 at #14 Froggies Song.
Fall meeting Sept. 23 at #15 Blossom Hills.
Membership fees are due at the Fall Meeting of
each year.
Check the RGGB website and individual member
websites for a list of participating Gardens and the
events members are offering.
Driving Instructions and GPS coordinates found on
our website: www.ruralgardens.ca
By appointment or chance • Donation
13 FOOTLOOSE TOO
Vicki & Paul Preston
465146 12A v Markdale • (519) 986 3719
Sideroad 110 east (off Hwy 10, 1km S of Markdale) Drive 5km
[email protected]
Extensive perennial gardens mixed with shrubs, annuals,
veggies and a large collection of succulents amidst interesting
limestone rocks invite a leisurely stroll.
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Open daily by appointment or chance • $3
9-5 F-Su • May 16-Oct 5 • $3
Plant Sales
GRANGE HOLLOW GARDENS &
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NURSERY
By appointment or chance • $3
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Rural Gardens of Grey Bruce
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[email protected] 519-369-1659
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