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GOWGHA 11th Annual Water Garden Tour

The Greater Ottawa Water Garden Horticultural Society (GOWGHS) will be hosting their 11th annual Water Garden Tour, which will be taking place on Saturday, June 22, 2019. They will be featuring 10 water gardens of various sizes and designs during the day, with an additional site being showcased in the evening, where they invite people to bring their lawn chairs and beverages, and mingle with everyone. Two of the water gardens are located in Rideau-Goulbourn.  

Here are the event details:
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Times: Day: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Evening: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Cost: $20.00 per person; children 12 and under are free
Tickets/Tour booklets for this self-guided tour are available after May 15th at or at Ritchie Feed and Seed stores (1390 Windmill Lane, 2079 Carp Road, Stittsville, and 5091 Ottawa Street, Richmond), KB Backyard Depot (1770 Manotick Station Road, Greely) and the Rideau Woodland Ramble (7210 Burritt’s Rapids Road, Kemptville area). (Cash only).
Proceeds from the 2019 Water Garden Tour will be directed towards a community project in the Ottawa area. In 2017, they focused their efforts on the Ruddy-Shenkman Hospice in Kanata, where a lovely garden was created, complete with five basalt columns of bubbling water. Before that, their projects were water features constructed in the Healing Garden at the Queensway Carleton Hospital and outside the Peter D. Clark Long Term Care Home.

Earlier Event: June 22
CHEO Teddy Bear Picnic
Later Event: June 22
Manotick Farmers' Market