June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Peony ‘Bordeaux’ in the Ornamental Gardens.

WHEN: Saturday June 10 from 10am to 2pm

WHERE: Peony Beds in the Ornamental Gardens west of the Prince of Wales roundabout.

As part of June Blooms!, park in the Ag Museum lot (Pay & Display). The Friends will be “under the tarp” at the Farm entrance near the Museum parking area with additional information on garden tours and book signing. Light refreshments will also be available.


  • Take a guided tour of the Central Experimental Farm Peony Beds with the Friends expert Peony Team
  • Visit the award-winning and heritage peonies in 12 garden beds with 400 named species and over 600 individual plants
  • This includes over 105 different cultivars in the Saunders Collection of peonies introduced by the most prolific peony breeder of all time, A.P. Saunders, son of the first Director of the CEF, Dr. William Saunders
  • Get tips on what works best in your garden and ways to keep your peonies happily blooming
  • View the Peonies in the CEF Collection

COST: Free admission, donations kindly accepted during the tour

INFO: Call (613) 230-3276 or e-mail info@friendsofthefarm.ca