Spring is finally in full bloom, and summer is around the corner! April brought us plenty of showers, and now it’s time for May’s flowers. You won’t be-leaf all the options the BoQ has when it comes to garden centres.
See below for some of the areas best places to stock up on all your gardening needs.
THRASHER’S GARDEN CENTRE
WHERE: 26 North Front St, Belleville
LITTLE VILLAGE GARDEN CENTRE
WHERE: 41 Adams Rd, Quinte West
WHERE: 525 Frankford Rd, Foxboro
WHERE: 956A Highway 2, Quinte West
THE GARDEN NETWORK
WHERE: 57 Maybee Rd, Frankford
HOLLANDALE GARDEN CENTRE
WHERE: 16662 Highway 2, Quinte West
The Bay of Quinte is home to many pop-up garden centres. Otherwise dull parking lots become the home of perennials, annuals, and amazing hanging baskets. You’ll want to visit these outdoor plant shops in the BoQ before they disappear.
DEWE’S YOUR INDEPENDENT GROCER
WHERE: 400 Dundas St E, Belleville
MARC’S NO FRILLS
WHERE: 211 Bell Blvd, Belleville
The Bay of Quinte has a strong sense of pride in helping the community. There are a lot of groups and organizations that rely on fundraisers, and what better way to raise money than by selling some of your plant babies.
Here are some community plant sales happening this planting season:
Check the event calendar to stay updated on local plant sales.
The farmer’s market in Belleville and Trenton also have vendors selling seedlings, bulbs and more. And while you’re driving around the rural roads keep an eye out for roadside stands.
For inspiration and to share your garden in all it’s glory be sure to follow and use the hashtag #exteriorsofquinte