End of the Season

The 2019 gardening season has come to an end and the garden centre will be closing its gates until late November for Christmas trees sales.

Until then, we are happy to meet by appointment: please reach out if you’d like to meet to discuss a garden project.

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Thank you all for an incredible season!

Please stay tuned for some of the new items and plant varieties you can expect to find at the garden centre next season.

It’s our annual Labour Day weekend sale!

It’s that time of the year! Our end of season clearance sale takes place this weekend!

Take 40% off Perennials, Trees & Shrubs and get a chance to preview our new fall annual stock – come check out the beautiful annual planters and cheerful fall mums.

Make it an afternoon or a day out with a visit to the Carp Farmers’ Market on Saturday (8 to 1), a meal at Alice’s Village Cafe, a trip to the Diefenbunker with the kids or visitors, or a walk or ride in the area.

Fri, 30 August – Monday, 2 September 2019

Sale Opening Hours: Fri & Sat: 9-5pm | Sunday & Monday 10-4pm

Come for the garlic festival, visit the garden centre!

As the season begins to wind down and we reach late summer, we vegetable gardeners are enjoying the fruits of our labours. The tomatoes are ripening, the cucumbers are ready to pickle, and most anticipated of all, the garlic is ready to harvest!

Many Carp locals know that nowhere celebrates this bountiful time better than the Carp Farmers’ Market. The annual Garlic Festival will be held at the Carp Fairground this coming weekend.

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Delphiniums for Days!

Delphiniums are the stars of the early summer perennial border, popular for their massive, showy flower spikes that come in various shades of blue, purple, white, and pink. They add a vertical element to the garden and are sought after for their stunning blue colour which is often difficult to find in other perennial species.

Another benefit, the bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds love them!

Plant in full sun for the sturdiest stems, and dead heading will encourage re-blooming.

At the garden centre we are carrying a great selection of delphiniums in shades of intense blue, soft purple, and our favorite, a hard to find pink variety!





Raymond Evison Clematis

We just love flowers that make our customers go WOW! Raymond Evison Clematis is no exception, vines covered in blooms the size of your palm in gorgeous colours such as vibrant red, intense blue, and soft pink .

Raymond Evison started his horticultural career at the age of 15 and has spend the last 60 years breeding and developing award winning clematis.

This season we are carrying five varieties of his spectacular clematis including ‘Charmaine’, ‘Crystal Fountain’, ‘Empress’, ‘Josephine’, and ‘Rebecca’.

Spring 2019

It has been a slow start but spring has finally decided to arrive. Boy it is good to get out in the garden again!

This year at the garden centre we have expanded our annual program and are proud to offer not only a wider variety of annual plants and baskets, but we are also offering a small selection of Proven Winners annuals.

Those familiar with the Proven Winners line know that the goals of Proven Winners are to introduce the best, most unique, and high performing plants and we are thrilled to be able to offer a selection of their annuals with the hope of expending the selection in the years to come.

Some of the varieties we have include: Coleus ColorBlaze® Sedona Sunset™, Coleus ColorBlaze® Golden Dreams™, Petunia Supertunia® Picasso in Purple®, Euphorbia Diamond Frost®

The 2019 garden season is almost here

Get ready for it! Yes, spring is on its way after this long winter.

We’ll be opening our doors for the season on May 1st. We’ll be open Wednesday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm, and on Sundays from 10am to 4pm.

Please come out to welcome the season at Ottawa’s Carp Garden Centre and to choose the gardening supplies and accessories, seeds, plants, shrubs and trees that you need for your garden. We are here to help you select the right plants for your particular garden and vision.

Carp Garden Centre and the 2019 season

Fall colour at Carp Garden Centre

Fall Colour in Full Bloom

Autumn colour has really taken over at the garden centre: fall planters alongside pumpkins create the most warm and welcoming scene. And we’re expecting cornstalks and straw bales this weekend. Drop by to select the right items and transform your home as we shift into fall.

And of course, you can still enjoy 25% off trees, shrubs and perennials. The fall is the perfect time to plant!