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Waterloo Horticultural Society
Where gardeners come to grow.

About Us

Since 1895, we have encouraged interest in horticulture, floral design, and reconnecting with nature and the environment; we promote conservation and the beautification of our urban spaces.

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We are affiliated with the

Ontario Horticultural Association.

Land Acknowledgement

The Waterloo Horticultural Society acknowledges that our work is taking place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnawbe and Haudenosaunee Peoples.

Events & Announcements
Holiday Decor Demonstration 

November 24



Martina Reckl will show us how to decorate for the holidays! The container that she will use to demonstrate how to build your own planter, will also be up for grabs as a prize that night. 

Door prize draw table and festive refreshments. Bring your own mug and festive cheer! 

Event Location:

Albert McCormick Community Center

500 Parkside Dr, Waterloo, ON N2L 5J4

Winter Holiday decor with ferm leaves and berries
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Waterloo Gardeners is a community group with a passion for gardening. We are a volunteer, non-profit organization located in Waterloo, Ontario. Since 1895, when we were known as the Waterloo Horticultural Society, we have offered presentations, workshops and other activities to encourage knowledge and awareness of horticulture and the environment in the community. ​Our programs and activities are for anyone who has an interest in gardening. Join our gardening club in Waterloo today! 

We are currently seeking new volunteers to work with our Board of Directors.  Volunteers are needed to help at public and members events and in the public gardens that we maintain. Waterloo Gardeners is a volunteer group.  All of the programs, activities and events need many volunteers to make them a success.

The Volunteer Program recognizes the support of our volunteers. Anyone who volunteers 45 hours or more in a calendar year (January to December) will receive a free membership for the next fiscal year.


Thank you for considering Waterloo Gardeners in your donations. As a registered charity, all funds go towards maintenance of gardens and events. Currently we accept payment via PayPal with the button below. 

We issue tax receipts for amounts over $25.

Thank you again for your generosity

Registered Non-Profit Number: 119289072RR0001

Gardener planting a small tomato plant into the ground
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Our Gardens

The Waterloo Gardeners maintains two gardens in the City of Waterloo.  The gardens are planned and maintained by an amazing group of volunteers. 

  • Memorial Gardens -30 Erb Street West - between Caroline St. and Albert St., beside the Marsland Centre.

  • Carnegie Green Gardens -35 Albert Street in Waterloo - junction of Albert St. and Dorset St. in Uptown Waterloo. 

Stop by, take a selfie and tag us on Instagram at @waterloogardeners1895 and let us know what your favourite part of the garden is!

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