Are you a member? Support the Friends’ mission and receive membership benefits on Master Gardener Lectures.
Take advantage of a new opportunity to dedicate a bench in the beautiful Arboretum. Learn more about this Friends of the Farm program at Bench Program.
[The Merivale Shelterbelt project is finished.]
Visit the Arboretum and Ornamental Gardens Collections at the Farm
Visit our Boutique to share books with friends and family all year long. We ship across Canada, to the USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand.
The Friends gratefully acknowledge the very generous financial support of our Blooms book donors.
What’s Happening Now
See the Gardening Calendar for more garden events in the Ottawa area.
Read the Friends’ letters and responses to encroachment on the Farm. “It’s a research facility. It’s a public garden. It’s a heritage site. We’d like to see it stay that way.”
The Friends are located at Building 72 in the Arboretum Mon to Wed from 9am to 2pm.
August 2019 – Kathy McDougall
Did you know Friends volunteers donate over 10,000 hours every year to support its mission and activities? Here’s our latest Volunteer of the Month or read about our volunteers in Previous Spotlights.