Every year, we celebrate the gardening efforts of Kitchener residents who help to make our city a greener, more vibrant or more sustainable place to live.

Recognize a garden online

On this page:

  1. Recognize a garden
  2. Types of gardens
  3. In-person event
  4. Virtual classes
  5. Garden finder map

Recognize a garden

Recognize a garden for making the most of their outdoor spaces! Submissions are open until 11:59 p.m. on September 15, 2023.

Recognize a garden online

You can also call 519-741-2200, ext. 7537 to submit a garden address.

There is no limit to the number of gardens you can recognize. We will start sending signs by mail in June.

Types of gardens

We want to know about all types of gardening, including:

  • balcony gardens
  • community gardens
  • container gardens
  • fairy gardens
  • flower gardens
  • pollinator patches
  • rain gardens
  • raised gardens
  • rock gardens

In-person event

Join our gardening experts from Waterloo Region Master Gardens and Waterloo Region Community Garden Network for an in-person event.

  • date: Tuesday, September 26
  • time: 7 p.m.
  • location: subscribe to this page to get an email when we share more information

Virtual classes

We hosted a series of virtual gardening classes on Facebook Live. In these classes, gardening experts shared tips for preparing your garden, cooking what you grow and more.

Watch past classes on Facebook

Garden finder map

Subscribe to this page to get an email when we add a map for 2023.