Events

 

Annual General Meeting

The Fredericton Botanic Garden Association Annual General Meeting is held in late February or March.

 

Seedy Saturday

The Fredericton Botanic Garden hosts a Seedy Saturday event each year. Traditionally held in March, it will be held September 25, 2021 due to the pandemic. Seedy Saturday is an event for the sharing of seeds. If you have some bring them in labelled, and swap them for an array of seeds provided by others.

Saturday, September 25, 1-4 pm

$5 / family; Free to children and students

Proof of vaccination and masks required. Email fredbotanicgarden@gmail.com to register.

 

Talks from the Garden

Presentations on gardening typically held monthly November-May. 

Plant Sale

The Spring Fair and Plant Sale occurs yearly, usually near the end of May.  We offer houseplants and garden plants for sale, including heritage tomatoes and peppers, herbs, trees, and unusual perennials. 

2022 Plant Sale - The 2022 Plant Sale will take place in late May and include online pre-orders as well as an in-person sales. Pre-orders will begin May 24 with pick ups May 26 and 27. In-person sales will take place May 28, 10 am-2pm and May 29, 12 noon-4 pm.

 

Garden Tours

Learn more about the Botanic Garden through guided tours this summer. Space is limited due to Covid, so please register by emailing fredbotanicgarden@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

 

June 6, 2 pm - Hal Hinds Memorial Garden with Jim Goltz - FULL

 

June 13, 2 pm - Rhodendron Tour with Brian Parker - FULL

 

June 23, 7 pm - Rock and Crevice Garden Tour with Steve Stehouwer

 

July 18, 2 pm - Day Lily Garden with Margaret Dykeman and Liz Rice

 

July 21, 7 pm - Day Lily Garden with Heather Connors-Dunphy

 

August 15, 2 pm - Pollinator Garden with Holly Abbandonato

 

August 29, 2 pm - New Brunswick Literature Garden with Stephen Heard and Word Feast.

October 2, 8 am - Bird Walk with Jim Goltz

February 6, 8 am - Bird Walk with Jim Goltz

 

To arrange a private tour for a group or classroom, please contact Andrea at fredbotanicgarden@gmail.com

Weeding Wednesdays

Meet at the Resource Center. Participants should bring their own garden gloves and preferred weeding implements.

May 5 - September 29, 2021, 6 pm - 8 pm

Children's Activities

Science East provides Pop-Up Science in the Garden. Weekly during the summer and monthly during the school year on the teenth Tuesday from 9:30-11:30 am from September 14 - May 17.

City of Fredericton Artist-in-Residence program.  

Since 2019 we have hosted Artists in Residence through the City of Fredericton program in July and August. More information about the 2021 artists

Other Events

The Garden also hosts other events, including workshops, guided walks and tours, openings, and much more. Follow us on Facebook, InstagramTwitter, or become a Member to keep up to date!