Media Invitation - A Garden Good Enough to Eat - 20th Great Gardening Weekend at the Botanical Garden

MONTRÉAL, May 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal Space for Life invites media representatives to the 20th Great Gardening Weekend, to be held from May 26 to 28 at the Montréal Botanical Garden. This year's theme is foodscaping. Come get a taste of spring in the festive atmosphere of Quebec's largest gardening fair!



Friday, May 26

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Meet experts and gardening enthusiasts
  • Exceptional opportunities for visuals
  • Chat with exhibitors, plant growers and designers of original accessories
  • Meet our speakers
  • Pick up some Montréal coneflower plants to celebrate Montréal's 375th – for sale at the Botanical Garden Gift Shop.

10:30 a.m. – 2017 Henry Teuscher Award

This distinction will be presented to an individual who has distinguished him- or herself over the years with an exceptional contribution to promoting horticulture and advancing horticultural knowledge in Quebec. Come meet this year's winner!

6 p.m. – 2017 Horticultural Merit Awards

Learn about this year's winners in this contest designed to introduce gardeners to rare, new, little-known or forgotten plants and innovative complementary products.


Montréal Botanical Garden
4101 Sherbrooke Est - Pie-IX metro station

Admission is free for everyone on May 26, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Great Gardening Weekend.
The Botanical Garden and Insectarium will not be participating in Montréal Museums Day on Sunday, May 28.

Tickets and hours:
List of exhibitors:

Digital media kit, visual:


SOURCE Ville de Montréal - Jardin botanique de Montréal

For further information: Marie-Joëlle Filion, Communications Co-ordinator, Telephone : 514 868-4840 / 514 443-6801, E-mail:; Nadine Fortin, Communications Co-ordinator, Telephone: 514 868-3053 / 514 250-7753, E-mail:

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