Make Your Yard Beautiful with CVC’s Gardening Workshops

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) invites homeowners to its gardening workshops. Learn how to add colour, beauty and diversity to your yard with locally native plants and other techniques. Discover what’s right for your yard through tips, plants lists and inspiring examples. Explore how to attract birds or butterflies, find the perfect shade tree, manage stormwater, increase curb appeal and promote nature and healthy communities.


Learn how to garden with native trees, wildflowers and flowering shrubs. Local attendees can sign up to receive a free tree or shrub delivered to their home.

  • Tuesday, April 30
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • The Riverwood Conservancy, Chappell House, 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga
  • Thursday, May 16
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Vic Johnston Community Centre, 335 Church Street, Mississauga
  • Tuesday, May 28
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Chris Gibson Recreation Centre, 125 McLaughlin Road North, Brampton
  • A Fletcher’s Creek SNAP event

Caring for Your Green Yard

Learn about environmentally-friendly planting, mulching, pruning and yard care techniques in this hands-on workshop.

  • Saturday, May 4
  • 9:30 – 11 a.m.
  • The Riverwood Conservancy, MacEwan House, 4300 Riverwood Park Lane, Mississauga

Landscaping for Pollinators

Discover local native plants that pollinators love and ways to use them to create beautiful home landscapes. Local attendees can sign up to receive three free native pollinator-friendly plants to help get them started.

  • Tuesday, June 4
  • 7 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Port Credit Library, 20 Lakeshore Road East, Mississauga

Registration is required. Visit or call 905-670-1615 ext. 221 to reserve your spot.

The workshops are presented by CVC’s sustainable landscaping experts and are free thanks to funding from CVC’s regional and municipal partners.

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) is a local conservation authority established by the Ontario government in 1954 to protect, restore and enhance the natural environment of the Credit River watershed. That watershed is the area of land defined by where all rainfall, snowmelt and runoff drains into lands and waters flowing into the Credit River. CVC creates connections between people and nature, knowledge and action. It inspires a deep appreciation for the role of nature in keeping people connected, healthy and happy. CVC is a member of Conservation Ontario.


Media Contact
Baljit Seran
Specialist, Marketing and Communications
Credit Valley Conservation
905-670-1615 ext. 224
[email protected] 

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